Fuller Ruiz, Doris

Doris Fuller Ruiz

M.A.C. Candidate

Art Conservation Program

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Stream: Treatment
Specialization: Paintings
Areas of Interest: Italian and Spanish early modern paintings, technical art analysis and decolonizing art perspectives within the conservation field.

Doris Fuller Ruiz graduated with high distinction from the University of British Columbia (UBC) with an Honours BA in Art History in 2022. Her thesis focused on analyzing the interconnection of artworks made with different materials from Sicily, Spain and North Africa. During her studies, she gained pre-program experience at private conservation lab Fraser Spafford-Ricci where she was introduced to paintings conservation and assisted conservators with various treatments. In 2022, she published a paper in the Undergraduate Journal of Art History and Visual Culture at UBC on colonial architecture from Southern Mexico and how it was influenced by local indigenous culture. This past summer she interned at the National Gallery of Canada working on Canadian and European paintings in the collection.