the portfolio of nicholas ruiz
 Bow Tie #1. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled February 2011. Guitar picks, wooden hanger, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

the MoMA 11

the MoMA 11: a bowtie collection inspired by exhibitions and events. constructed from found materials  |  February 8, 2011 - December13, 2011 

 Bow Tie #1. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled February 2011. Guitar picks, wooden hanger, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #1. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled February 2011. Guitar picks, wooden hanger, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #2. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled March 2011. Legos, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #2. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled March 2011. Legos, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #3. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled March 2011. Wine and champagne corks, finishing nails, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #3. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled March 2011. Wine and champagne corks, finishing nails, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #4. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled May 2011. Aluminum can, hot glue, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #4. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled May 2011. Aluminum can, hot glue, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #5. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled May 2011. Chandelier crystals, metal wire. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #5. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled May 2011. Chandelier crystals, metal wire. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #6. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled July 2011. Computer parts (wiring, cords, and circuit boards), metal wiring, super glue, cork, and paper card stock. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #6. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled July 2011. Computer parts (wiring, cords, and circuit boards), metal wiring, super glue, cork, and paper card stock. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #7. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled September 2011. Newspaper, water, flour, school & hot glue, acrylic & spray paint, wire hanger, water bottle cap, & Scrabble tile. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #7. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled September 2011. Newspaper, water, flour, school & hot glue, acrylic & spray paint, wire hanger, water bottle cap, & Scrabble tile. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #8. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled October/November 2011. Wire cloth, sand ceramic caulk, wall plaster, wire hanger, spray enamel, acrylic paint. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #8. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled October/November 2011. Wire cloth, sand ceramic caulk, wall plaster, wire hanger, spray enamel, acrylic paint. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #9. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled October/November 2011. Film negatives, MTA MetroCard, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #9. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled October/November 2011. Film negatives, MTA MetroCard, super glue. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #10. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled November 2011. Acetaminophen pills, multiple adhesives, plastic knife. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #10. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled November 2011. Acetaminophen pills, multiple adhesives, plastic knife. Forest Hills, NY.

 Bow Tie #11. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled December 2011. Nylon stockings, spray acrylic, spray metallic, metal scissor, twine, metal wiring, women's vintage brooch. Forest Hills, NY.

Bow Tie #11. Nicholas Ruiz. Assembled December 2011. Nylon stockings, spray acrylic, spray metallic, metal scissor, twine, metal wiring, women's vintage brooch. Forest Hills, NY.