Ruben Natal-San Miguel
Ruben Natal-San Miguel, (American), is an architect, self-taught photographer, curator, writer, art collector and consultant specializing in the art of fine emerging photography. His stature in the photo world has earned him awards, features in major media, countless exhibitions and collaborations with photo icons such as Magnum Photographer Susan Meiselas. Gallery shows include: Robin Rice Gallery, Ilon Art ,Asya Geisberg, SoHo Photo, Rush Arts, Kris Graves Projects, Fuchs Projects, WhiteBox Gallery, Station Independent Projects Gallery, Candela Gallery and others. His work has been featured in numerous institutions: The New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Griffin Museum of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, African American Museum of Philadelphia, The Makeshift Museum in Los Angeles, University of Washington and Phillips Auction House. International art fair representation includes: Outsider Art Fair, SCOPE, PULSE, Art Chicago, Zona Maco, and Photo LA. His photography has been published in a long list of publications, highlights: New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Time OUT, Aperture, Daily News, OUT, American Photo, ARTFORUM, Musee, ARTnet, VICE and The New Yorker. In 2016 Ruben’s Marcy's Playground was selected for both the 2016 Billboard Collective curated by Mona Kuhn and a new ap and website for Apple. His work is in the private collection of El Museo del Barrio, NYC and the contemporary collection of The Mint Museum,NC.