Maritza Ruiz-Kim

Artist, San Francisco Bay Area

Left standing, it’ll be all right.

1. I keep re-starting this art making. Re-starting after having two children (had I ever really stopped?); re-starting after the loss of the adoption we had in progress (my work in the studio became the answer to the hope I’d Read more…


Tree Blogging with @Platea (An Art Project with Unexpected Experiences) (renew links)

My contribution to @Platea’s participatory art Project VIII: Tree Blogging (Source Material found at plateastweets.blogspot.com) Title: John Muir, and then something happened (Installation + Text) by: Maritza Ruiz Kim materials: inkjet on vellum & canvas, wood veneer, gloss on vellum, Read more…


Getting to the Next Level

1. My boys play the wii. They love it, they obsess over it, it’s embarrassing. My 4yo, when he walks down the hall before daybreak, wiping the sleep out of this eyes, he talks about getting to the next level Read more…


My Little Friend

This is a link to blog I started for some of my best friends. Their seven year old daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia (AML) around Thanksgiving last year. Natalie’s Angels 


Carry Each Other

Thanksgiving Week is almost over. I spent the week all over the state of California, from here in the Bay Area of San Francisco down to San Diego, with many stops in between. It is Friday night 9pm, and we Read more…


Still Nothing, But Never Mind.

I’m just done with this. Another day of no blood, another negative test.  I’m done taking tests, done thinking I am pregnant, done thinking about every detail that I feel is happening to me. I talked to the OB’s office, Read more…


Distant Grief

That’s what you see when you see the videos coming out of China after the earthquake. We didn’t get much info out of Burma, although I know people there. I think. Or people I know, know people there. Anyway, I Read more…


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