Ruby LaPorta



The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Graduated Winter 2020

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Awards: Merit Scholarship


2023, Chicago Alternative Comics Expo

2022, Show and Tell, self-organized art fair of vendors, part of Altered Fest, Redline VR, Chicago, IL

2020, Signs of Life, Downtown 500, Workshop 4200, Chicago, IL

2019, Site Galleries window installation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Columbus building, Chicago IL


2021, Eddie Burns, Elton Aura, and AJANIMF cover art and animated lyric teaser for their single “Sweet Talkin”

2021, Shawnee Dez animated Spotify Canvas loops for songs “Wait” and “Freebody”

2020, Soul Sipper animated visualizer for their song, “Morning Glory”

2020, design for Downtown 500’s “Artist X” t-shirt series

2019, Eddie Burns logo and website illustrations


2020, “TOY”, self-published, sold at Quimby’s Bookstore, Chicago, IL

2019, FNews Magazine, “Hell Hole” screen printed comic


2022, model for Favilinda in UIUC’s Circular Fashion Expo

2015-current, musical performance at various venues and events, including Thalia Hall, Color Club, The Hideout, and Do Division, Chicago, IL