About the Artist
Paul Henry Ramirez (American, born 1963) earned his degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. Ramirez has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions projects at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri (2018); Ryan Lee Gallery, New York (2018); Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey (2016); VOLTA NY (2015); Galerie Richard, New York (2011); and The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (2010). His works have also been featured in group exhibitions including Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of the Black & Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art, from the collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA (2020); The El Paso Museum of Art 60 Years of Collecting, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas (2019); Science Paints Our World: Chemistry & Art, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan (2019); AMPlified ABStraction, organized by Patrick Shaw Cable, PhD, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas (2014); The Intimacy of Abstraction, curated by Chelse L. Cookesey, Dorsky Gallery Programs, Long Island City, NY (2014); Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, traveling exhibition organized by E. Carmen Ramos, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC (2013-2017); and Open Daybook, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (2010). Ramirez’s work is held in major collections including Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX; Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, MI; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art, Washington, DC have acquired the Paul Henry Ramirez Papers for their permanent collection.