Ruben Natal San Miguel



Ruben Natal-San Miguel is an architect, fine art photographer, curator, creative director and critic. His stature in the photo world has earned him awards, features in major media, countless exhibitions and collaborations with photo icons such as Magnum Photographer Susan Meiselas. Gallery shows include: Asya Geisberg, SoHo Photo, Rush Arts, Finch & Ada, Kris Graves Projects, Fuchs Projects, WhiteBox Gallery, Station Independent Projects Gallery and others. His work has been featured in numerous institutions: The New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Griffin Museum of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, African American Museum of Philadelphia, The Makeshift Museum in Los Angeles, University of Washington, El Museo del Barrio and Phillips Auction House. International art fair representation includes: Outsider Art Fair, SCOPE, PULSE, Art Chicago, Zona Maco, Mexico, Lima Photo, Peru and Photo LA. and Filter Photo Festival in Chicago Ill.  His photography has been published in a long list of publications, highlights: New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Time OUT, Aperture, Daily News, OUT, American Photo, ARTFORUM, VICE, Musee, ARTnet and The New Yorker. In 2016 Ruben’s Marcy's Playground was selected for both the Billboard Collective and website for Apple. His photographs are in the permanent collection of El Museo Del Barrio in NYC, The Center for Photography at Woodstock , NY , The Contemporary Collection of the Mint Museum Charlotte, North Carolina , The Bronx  Museum for the Arts and The Museum of The City of NY.



American Suburb X

Time OUT

l’oeil de la photographie



Slate II

Slate III

Daily Mail

Daily MAil II

New York Times

Village Voice

Huffington Post


Musee II

Musee iii


Whitehot MAgazine

Humble Arts Foundation

humble arts (again)


The WOrld of Wonder Report

The WOrld of Wonder (again)