San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio Gallery

201-A East Olmos Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78212
(210) 804-2219
Temporarily open by appointment only
accessibility policy

New York City, New York


74 East 79th Street, 2D
New York, NY 10075
(212) 510-7873
Temporarily open by appointment only
accessibility policy

Ruiz-Healy Art was founded in 2004 in San Antonio, Texas by Patricia Ruiz-Healy, Ph. D. and in 2019, a second location was opened in New York City. The gallery represents Latin American, Latinx, and Texas-based mid-career and established artists. Ruiz-Healy Art specializes in presenting conceptual art that reflects the complicated identity and social issues of our time as well as artworks pertaining to a geometric abstraction aesthetic. The gallery is proud to be the exclusive representative of the Estate of Chuck Ramirez. As member dealers of the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA), Ruiz-Healy Art demonstrates a high level of expertise and adheres to a strict code of conduct with professional integrity.

Our Team

  • Patricia Ruiz-Healy, Ph.D.
    Patricia Ruiz-Healy, Ph.D. Owner / Director

    Owner and director of the company, Patricia Ruiz-Healy holds a Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin with a Doctorate in Latin American Studies and a concentration in Art History. She earned her Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has done postgraduate work in London, England at Sotheby’s Institute of Art and Courtauld Institute of Art, and is the author of the recently published book, Mathias Goeritz. Ruiz-Healy earned a Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, a Doctorate in Latin American Studies with a concentration in Art History.

    Being an avid collector of many years has given her special access to important European, Mexican and American galleries and collections, as well as personal relationships with the artists that Ruiz-Healy Art represents and who she brings to the attention of an American audience. Ruiz-Healy currently is Board Chair at Artpace San Antonio and serves on the board of the San Antonio Public Library Foundation.


  • Patti Ruiz-Healy
    Patti Ruiz-Healy Associate Director

    Patti Ruiz-Healy earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and History from Southern Methodist University and a Masters in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Prior to joining Ruiz-Healy Art Patti spent five years working at Sotheby’s auction house as member of the Latin American Art Department in New York City. Patti is based out of New York City where she heads the Ruiz-Healy Art outpost. She is a member of the junior board at El Museo del Barrio and is a member of the Young Patrons of the American Folk Art Museum and the Young Patrons of the American Friends of the Louvre

  • Kat Cadena
    Kat Cadena Gallery Manager

    Kat Cadena earned her bachelor’s degree in Art from the University of Texas at San Antonio and graduated with Highest Honors and International Distinction. Before joining Ruiz-Healy Art, Cadena served as Administrative Manager for Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival and, through a partnership with Luminaria, the Artist Foundation of San Antonio. Cadena is a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer and has also enjoyed teaching art as an Adjunct Instructor in the Mobile Arts Program for Southwest School of Art.

  • Alma Roberta Zertuche
    Alma Roberta Zertuche Senior Gallery Assistant

    Roberta Zertuche received her bachelor’s degree in Art History and Criticism from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a focus on Latin American Contemporary Art. While studying in Florence, Italy, she worked as a curatorial apprentice at the Santa Reparata International School of Art Gallery of Contemporary Art with Prof. Pietro Gaglianò, PH.D., and Executive Director Rebecca Olsen. She is currently the art administrator for the Scaleworks art collection and an independent collections manager.


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