Maritza Ruiz-Kim

Artist, San Francisco Bay Area


Maritza Ruiz-Kim is a San Francisco Bay Area artist who has a BFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. She uses her artwork to examine emotional landscapes and social structures. In 2011, she screened her video Inquieta as part of the No Dialogue show at ArtPadSF, which was projected over two stories tall on a neighboring building during the art fair’s programming. In 2013, Ruiz-Kim was the featured artist for R&F Handmade Paints, and later in the year, she launched ProWax Journal, a quarterly magazine for professional artists working in wax and encaustic. She served as Editor-in-Chief and worked with an all-volunteer staff to publish fifteen issues over three years. until Summer 2016, when she turned her focus to opening her studio space in Downtown Martinez. 

Maritza has exhibited her artwork in San Francisco, New York, Miami, Santa Fe, and Provincetown.

More About:

“Maritza Ruiz-Kim.” by Mary Burger @ Articiple. Jul 12, 2017

Studio Address:

725 Ward Street, Suite G
Martinez, CA 94553
(Martinez Tribune building, follow garden path along the left side)


Available by appointment, please contact to arrange.


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