Categories: Teaching Artist, Visual Arts, Photography
Ruby Chu is an Asian-American female-identifying artist at the intersection of lens-based visual art and technology (data science & machine learning). Her work surveys the aftermath of social conditionings, the disagreement between nature and nurture, and the quest for freedom and self-actualization.
She was born in Arizona and had spent her adolescent years in Hong Kong. She is currently living and working in New York City. She is a graduate of the Advanced Track Program at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City. She holds a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, she had completed design, sculpture, computer graphics courses at Albright College. She had completed a residency with Ocean Nomad Underwater Photography School in Mexico.
She is currently a visual artist and a data scientist. She has also been a teaching assistant at ICP since 2017 and a teaching artist at the Josephine Herrick Project since 2021. Her work had been shown at the Freedman Gallery in Reading (Pennsylvania, USA), Black Box Gallery in Portland (Oregon, USA), Site: Brooklyn Gallery in Brooklyn (New York, USA), NGO DEI non-profit space in Prague (Czech Republic), Millepiani exhibition space in Rome (Italy), and various media outlets.
- Visual Art
- Journalistic/ documentary visual essay
- Data analysis and visualization
- Quantitative Research