Born in 1977, Barcelona, Spain.

EDUCATION

2012             MFA          Painting                Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (Cum Laude)

2009            BFA            Illustration            Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (Cum Laude)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016            Friends (5th Annual Portrait Invitational), Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California, Curator: Bradley Platz

2016            3rd Annual Drawn Exhibition, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio (Juried Exhibition)

2016            7th Annual Drawing Discourse, University of North Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina (Juried Exhibition)

2016            International ARC Salon Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York City, New York

2015            International ARC Salon Exhibition, MEAM Museo Europeo de Arte Moderno, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2015            Wanderlust (3rd Annual), Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California, Curator: Bradley Platz

2015            The Moleskine Project IV, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, California. Curators: Ken Harman and Rodrigo Luff

2014            Olympus (3rd Annual Portrait Invitational), Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California, Curator: Bradley Platz

2014            Exposición del Primer Concurso ModPortrait 2013, MEAM Museo Europeo de Arte Moderno, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2014            Exposición del Primer Concurso ModPortrait 2013, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundación de la Caja Rural, Zaragoza, Aragón,                          Spain

2013            Algo Más Que Realismo… (7th Edition), Galería Artelibre, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain, Curator: José Enrique González Rodriguez

2013            8th Great American Figurative Exhibition, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2013            Fiction (2nd Annual Portrait Invitational), Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California, Curator: Bradley Platz

2013            Deconstruct, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California, Curator: John Wentz

2013            Small Gems 8x8, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2012            7th Great American Figurative Exhibition, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2012            57th Stockton Art League Exhibition, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California (Juried Exhibition)

2012            Annual Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (Juried Exhibition)

2012            Endless Minds, Akiba Gallery, San Francisco, California, Curator: Ed He

2012            Notorious (1st Annual Portrait Invitational), Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California, Curator: Bradley Platz

2012            Small Gems 8x8, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2011            Algo Más Que Realismo… (5th Edition), Galería Artelibre, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain, Curator: José Enrique González Rodriguez

2011            6th Great American Figurative Exhibition, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

2011            1st Anniversary Show, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California

2011            Annual Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (Juried Exhibition)

2011            Introducing…, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California

2011            Art de la Muse, Loft 46, San Francisco, California, Curator: Helice Wen

2010            Albert Ramos’ Solo Show, Touch Salon & Gallery, Oakland, California

2010            Two Man Show, Sunnyvale Art Gallery, Sunnyvale, California

2010            Studio Trilogy, San Francisco, California, Curator: John Wentz

2010            Salon de Refuse, Gallery 625, San Francisco, California (Juried Exhibition)

2009            Senior Show, Gallery 625, San Francisco, California

2009            Annual Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (Juried Exhibition)

2008            Society of Illustrators Student Show, Society of Illustrators, New York, New York (Juried Exhibition)

2005            Annual Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (Juried Exhibition)

2004            Annual Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (Juried Exhibition)

2004            Organic, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, Curator: Jordi Ferrer

AWARDS

2016            Winner - Creative Quarterly, Creative Quarterly Issue 44

2015            Winner - Stroke of genius 8: Exploring Texture

2015            Honorable Mention - Art Renewal Center, 11th International 2014/2015 ARC Salon [Drawing Category]

2014            Finalist - Art Renewal Center, 10th International 2013/2014 ARC Salon [Still Life Category]

2014            Honorable Mention - Galería Artelibre, Modportrait 1st Edition

2013            Winner - Art Journey: People

2013            Winner - Stroke of genius 3: Values | Lights & Darks

2013            Finalist - Art Renewal Center, 9th International 2012/2013 ARC Salon [Drawing Category]

2013            1st Place - Richeson, 75 Online Still Life and Floral

2012            First Prize - Southwest Art Magazine, Artistic Excellence

2012            Best Portrait - Art Renewal Center, 8th International 2011/2012 ARC Salon

2012            Winner - Creative Quarterly, Creative Quarterly Issue 28

2012            Runner-up - Creative Quarterly, Creative Quarterly Issue 28

2012            August “Ben” Memorial Award - Stockton Art League, 57th Stockton Art League at The Haggin Museum

2012            Jury’s Favorite 15% - Fine Art Studio Online, May 2012 BoldBrush Painting Competition

2012            1st Place - Oil Painters of America, 2012 Spring Online Showcase

2012             1st Place - Academy of Art University, 2012 Annual Spring Show [Figure Painting Category]

2012             3rd Place - Academy of Art University, 2012 Annual Spring Show [Figure Painting Category]

2012             Faculty’s Choice - Academy of Art University, 2012 Annual Spring Show

2012            2nd Place - Fine Art Studio Online, April 2012 BoldBrush Painting Competition

2012            Jury’s Favorite 15% - Fine Art Studio Online, April 2012 BoldBrush Painting Competition

2012            Certificate of Excellence - Portrait Society of America, 14th Annual International Portrait Competition

2012            Finalist - RayMar Art, 6th Annual Competition Month #3-February 2012

2011             1st Prize -The Artist’s Magazine, 2011 Student Competition [Portrait/Figure Category]

2011             Finalist - Art Renewal Center, 7th International 2010/2011 ARC Salon [Drawing Category]

2011            Winner - Stroke of genius 3: The Best of Drawing

2011            Jury’s Favorite 15% - Fine Art Studio Online, December 2011 BoldBrush Painting Competition

2011             Winner - Winsor & Newton, Start Your Studio Scholarship 2011

2011             Faculty’s Choice - Academy of Art University, 2011 Annual Spring Show

2011             Academy of Art University, Presidential Scholarship

2011            Jury’s Favorite 15% - Fine Art Studio Online, January 2011 BoldBrush Painting Competition

2010            Finalist - RayMar Art, 5th Annual Competition Month #2-November 2010

2010            Jury’s Favorite 15% - Fine Art Studio Online, November 2010 BoldBrush Painting Competition

2009             Faculty’s Choice - Academy of Art University, 2009 Annual Spring Show

2009             Students’ Choice - Academy of Art University, 2009 Annual Spring Show

2008             Finalist – Society of Illustrators NY, 2008 Student Competition

 PUBLICATIONS

Rachel Rubin Wolf, Stroke of Genius 8: Exploring Texture, 2016, page ?

Art Renewal Center, 11th Annual Competition Catalogue, 2015, page 182.

Rachel Rubin Wolf , Art Journey: Portraits and Figures, 2015, pages 168 & 168.

Art Renewal Center, 10th Annual Competition Catalogue, 2014, page 150.

Rachel Rubin Wolf, Stroke of Genius 6: Value | Lights & Darks, 2013, page 27.

Art Renewal Center, 9th Annual Competition Catalogue, 2013, page 162.

José Enrique González Rodriguez, Anuario Artelibre: Arte y Libertad VIII, 2013, pages 168 & 169.

Richeson School of Art & Gallery, The Richeson75 International Still Life & Floral 2013, page 34.

Bonnie Gangelhoff, “Artistic Excellence”, Southwest Magazine, Volume 42 Number 7, December 2012, page 79.

José Enrique González Rodriguez, Anuario Artelibre: Arte y Libertad VII, 2012, pages 168 & 169.

Charles Hively, “New Talent”, Creative Quarterly Number 28, Volume 8 Number 2, Fall 2012, page 28.

Federico De la Vega, Texturas: Albert Ramos Cortés; Estudios, Separata, Number 38, September 2012, pages 19-24.

Oil Painters of America, “Meet On-Line Showcase Winner Albert Ramos Cortes”, Brushstrokes, Volume 22 Issue 2, Summer 2012, page 16.

Art Renewal Center, 8th Annual Competition Catalogue, 2012, page 21.

Hannah Baker, "Star Students," The Artist’s Magazine, January/February 2012, page 84.

Rachel Rubin Wolf, Stroke of Genius 3: The Best of Drawing, 2011, page 27.

José Enrique González Rodriguez, Anuario Artelibre: Arte y Libertad VI, 2011, pages 86 & 87.

Art Renewal Center, 7th Annual Competition Catalogue, 2011, page 86.

MUSEUM AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museu Europeu d'Art Modern [MEAM], Barcelona, Spain