Jaime Ruiz Otis (b.1976) lives and works in Tijuana, Mexico. His solo exhibtions include Estelas, El Atrio del Convento de la Compañía, Guanajuato, Mexico and Museo de la Ciudad Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico (2003); Rastro, Steppling Gallery, San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus, Calexico, CA (2002); and Las sobras, Sala de arte de la U.A.B.C., Tijuana, B.C. Mexico (2001). Recent group exhibitions include Specific Objects, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA (2004-5); IX Salón de arte Bancomer, Museo de Arte Moderno, México City, Mexico (2003); Axis Mexico. Common objects and cosmopolitan actions. San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA (2002); and Across the border, Cova Gallery, San Diego, CA (2002). Ruiz Otis will have a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA in May 2005.