Ruben Ochoa

Russet Haze, Opus 1, 2015, Rust on panel, 36" H x 24" W, Photo cred: Gene Ogami

Flock in Space, 2013, Ruben Ochoa, Nasher XChange commission, at the Trinity River Audubon Center. Photo by Allison V. Smith for the Nasher Sculpture Center.

A bit of detritus, 2011, Concrete, metal and dirt, 80" x 32" x 32"

A bit of detritus, 2011, Concrete, metal and dirt, 80" x 32" x 32"




Get off my black, 2010, Concrete, rebar and dirt, 6' 6" x 9' x 2' 3"

Grounded, 2010, Concrete, rebar and dirt, 7' x 9' x 3'

...that's what she said, 2010, Galvanized pole and concrete footing, 31' L x 8' H x 18" W

The other side, 2009, Concrete on paper, 41" x 56" x 3"

At First Blush, 2010, Pallets and rebar, Dimensions variable

Have I been here before?, 2009, Graphite and rust, mounted on aluminum, 24" x 40" x 1 1/2" framed

Sometimes this happens, 2009, Graphite and rust, mounted on aluminum, 24" x 40" x 1 1/2" framed

Mi Pobre Corazon, 2009, Cast concrete, steel

Whitney Biennial 2008 Installation View

Whitney Biennial 2008 Installation View

Whitney Biennial 2008 Installation View

Fwy Wall Extraction, 2006, Installation view

Remnants of Fwy Wall Extraction I, 2006/2007, Digital print, spray paint, acrylic on vinyl wall paper, wallpaper paste, concrete, fencing posts, steel cables, 55 minute CD with sound, Variable Dimensions (7 strips, each approx. 8 m x 1,2 m)

What if walls created spaces?, 2007, Lenticular print mounted on Diebond, Edition of 3 + 2 AP, 48" x 96" (4 panels, each 48" x 24")

What if walls created spaces?, 2007, Lenticular print mounted on Diebond, Edition of 3 + 2 AP, 48" x 96" (4 panels, each 48" x 24")

What if walls vanished from the freeway, would it make a sound?, 2007, Lenticular print mounted on Diebond, Edition of 3 + 2 AP, 48" x 96" (4 panels, each 48" x 24")

What if walls vanished from the freeway, would it make a sound?, 2007, Lenticular print mounted on Diebond, Edition of 3 + 2 AP, 48" x 96" (4 panels, each 48" x 24")

What if walls made things greener on the other side?, 2007, Lenticular print mounted on Diebond, Edition of 3 + 2 AP, 48" x 96" (4 panels, each 48" x 24")

What if walls made things greener on the other side?, 2007, Lenticular print mounted on Diebond, Edition of 3 + 2 AP, 48" x 96" (4 panels, each 48" x 24")

Installation View, 2007

Infracted Expansion, 2007, Eight wood pallets, bonding cement, wire mesh, burlap, rebar, dimensions variable

4-Part Amalgamated Infraction, 2007, Four wood pallets, bonding cement, wire mesh, burlap, rebar, Dimensions variable

Lean Back, 2007, Cast concrete

The hardest part was removing the walls/ If I had a rebar for every time someone tried to mold me..., 2007, Rebar, annealed wire ties, dobbie blocks, 9'4" x 16'6" x 18'6"

The hardest part was removing the walls/ If I had a rebar for every time someone tried to mold me..., 2007, Rebar, annealed wire ties, dobbie blocks, 9'4" x 16'6" x 18'6", detail

Installation View, 2007

Zoned Out in the 90045, 2007, C-print, wenge frame, 43" x 53 1/8" x 3 1/4"

Still Tripping, 90033, 2007, C-print, wenge frame, 43" x 53 1/8" x 3 1/4"

Kissed in the 90011, 2007, C-print, wenge frame, 43" x 53 1/8" x 3 1/4"

Exposed in the 90293, 2007, C-print, wenge frame, 43" x 53 1/8" x 3 1/4"