Born in Siberia, Russia and raised in Israel, Ruslana Lichtzier is a curator, writer, and educator. Lichtzier received her BFA with Honors from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, in Jerusalem, Israel, and her Masters in Visual and Critical Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Past selected fellowships include Core, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, and Red Bull Arts Detroit. Between 2016 and 2018, Lichtzier co-directed Triumph School Manual Project, in Triumph, Illinois, and the project space Triumph, Chicago. Between 2017 and 2019 she directed the Jewish Artist Fellowship at Spertus, Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership. Recent curatorial projects include the group exhibition "The Dangerous Professors," Flatland Gallery, Houston, TX (with the support of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) and the durational exhibition "Falling For You," in Triumph, Chicago, IL. Lichtzier is a contributor writer for The Seen, Chicago’s International Journal for Contemporary and Modern Art. Currently, she teaches at the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, where she develops horizontal pedagogical strategies that both enact and investigate inter/cross/trans-disciplinary art practices.

The Desire to Forget: Luc Tuymans // Palazzo Grassi

The Sirens: Vol I // Women’s Bodies, Madness, Colonial Histories, and Collecting

Partial Aphasia: On Writing About Art

To Speak What Has No Words: Prospect.4 New Orleans

Potential Metamorphosis: Helena Almedia at the Art Institute of Chicago

Takuma Nakahira: Circulation // Art Institute of Chicago

Anna Shteynshleyger: Triumph Gallery

Jeff Prokash: Triumph Gallery

Dan Devening: Triumph Gallery

Greg Bae: Triumph Gallery