Brie Ruais [b. 1982] lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts in 2011. Her work has been exhibited at public institutions including the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; Katzen Center at American University, Washington, DC and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. She has had solo shows with Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada; Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY; Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY and Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Awards and residencies include The Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant (2018), The Sharpe Walentas Studio Program (2018), the Dieu Donne Fellowship (2016), Montello Foundation Residency (2017), Socrates Sculpture Park Fellowship (2014), The Shandaken Project Residency (2014) among others. Ruais's work is in the collections of the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; the Pizzuti Collection, OH; and the BurgerCollection Hong Kong. She is featured in Vitamin C: New Perspectives in Contemporary Art, Clay and Ceramics, published by Phaidon (2017).