Ruby Chishti (born 1963 in Jhang, Pakistan) is Primarily a representational sculptor, her work is largely autobiographical in nature. Ruby was formally educated at the National College of Art in Lahore, Pakistan. Over the last 17 years, she has produced a series of lyrical sculptures and installations that touch on such issues as Islamic myths, gender politics, migration, memory, universal theme of love, loss and of being human.
Ruby has exhibited her work in the US, Spain, UK, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, India and Pakistan including at the Henry Street Settlement/ Abrons Art Center, Aicon Gallery, Vadehra Art Gallery New Delhi, Queens Museum, and the Taubman Museum of Art amongst other locations. She has held residencies at Vasl in Pakistan, the Harris Museum in the UK, the Vermont Studio Center, Transparent Studio in DUMBO, NYC, Virginia center for creative Arts, Waste to Art Museum Baku, Azerbaijan and recently at Theertha Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Her work has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers along with Chicago Tribune, NY Times and books including, Unveiling the visible and The eye still seeks: Pakistani Contemporary Art by Salima Hashmi & Matand Khosla. Ruby lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.