David Ryan


Biography

Biography

 

1971     Born in Houston, TX
             Lives and works in Las Vegas, NV

 

Education

 

2003     M.F.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
1996     B.F.A., University of Texas at Austin, TX

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

2017     2017      David Ryan, Galerie Richard, New York

2015      Paint show, Galerie Richard, Paris, FR

              New Work, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

 

2014      David Ryan, MCQ Fine Art, Las Vegas, NV

 

2013     Submarines ^ Satellites, Galerie Richard, NY

             Object > Path > Outline Stroke, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

The Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

 

2011      Glitches & Fixes, James Kelly Contemporary, Sante Fe, NM

 

2009      Suzy, Galerie Richard, Paris

              New Work, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY

 

2008      Project Room, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

             

2007      A36°9'16''E,-115°8'6''N, Galerie Richard, Paris

 

2005      Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

              Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX

              Batteries Can’t Help Now, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC

 

2004      Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

2003      Rum Runner, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

 2017    2017     The Wild West, avec Scott Anderson, William Bradley, and Jeremy Thomas, Galerie Richard, New York

2016     2016      Painting into 3 Dimensions, Galerie Richard, New York

2015      Dallas Art Fair, Galerie Richard, Dallas, TX

 

2014      Brave New World, Scott Richardson Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

              Art for Art's Sake, Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, NV 

              Conversations, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

 

2013      Abstractions Hors Frontières, group show, Galerie Richard, Paris

              Art for Art's Sake, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

              Art Miami CONTEXT, Galerie Richard, Miami, FL

 

2012      Binary Inventions: Arts and Culture in the Digital Age, Third Street Gallery, University of

              North Dakota, ND

              New Acquisitions from the Tanner Collection, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University,

              Providence, RI

             Summer Group Show, Galerie Richard, Paris

 

 

2011      Open, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

              Art Chicago, Galerie Richard, Chicago, IL

 

2010      Art Amsterdam, Galerie Richard, Amsterdam

 

2009      Small is Beautiful, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul

              Let There Be Light, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA

              Spin, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

              Pulse Miami, Galerie Richard, Miami, FL

 

2008      The Difference Between Making a Living and Making a Killing, Michele C Quinn Fine Art

              Advisory, Las Vegas, NV

              Art Amsterdam, Galerie Richard, Amsterdam

              Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art From The Neon Homeland, Laguna Art 

              Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

              Phenomenon: New Perspectives in Painting, Al-Sabah Art, Dubai

 

2007      Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art From The Neon Homeland, Las Vegas

              Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV

 

2006      Mark Moore Gallery Presents, Rokeby Gallery, London, UK

              David Ryan, Tim Bavington, Yek, Thomas Burke: Pop Abstraction in Las Vegas, Galerie

             Richard, Paris

              Last Show, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC

 

2005      Summer Show, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

 

2004      Indulgence, Reed Whipple Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

              Horseplay Glow Rug, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

2003      Just One Word: Plastics, Square Blue Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

              Airborne, Donna Beam Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

 

2002      Rocket Widgets, Grant Hall Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

              Juried Show 12, juried by Alexis Smith, C.A.C. Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

 

2001      Sizzle, Arts Factory, Las Vegas, NV

              Unthemed, curated by Libby Lumpkin, C.A.C. Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

 

2000      At the Arts Factory, M(9) Atelier, Las Vegas, NV

 

1999      Juried Exhibition, juried by Tom Holder, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV

 

1998      Taunt Your Furniture, M(9) Atelier, Las Vegas, NV

 

1997      Portrait, M(9) Atelier, Las Vegas, NV

 

1996      Inauguration, 807 Gallery, Austin, TX

 

Bibliography

 

2015      Baude, Dawn-Michelle. “Sculptor David Ryan Makes a Stirring Shift on Canvas at MCQ Fine Art” Las Vegas Weekly, January 7.

2014      Peterson, Kristen. “Pushing Color to the Cusp of Recognition: Three Questions with David Ryan” Las Vegas Weekly, December 17.

2013      Pagel, David." Art Review: David Ryan at Mark Moore Gallery" LA Times, March 13.

              Koester, Megan. "Exhibitions from Okay Mountain & David Ryan at Mark Moore Gallery" Fabrik

              Magazine, February 15.

             

              Peterson, Kristen. “Taking the Las Vegas Arts scene seriously” Las Vegas Weekly, February 14.

 

2011      Carusle, Susanna. “Critical Reflections: David Ryan Gutches & Fixes” THE Magazine, May.  

   Wilson-Powell. “Sha-zam! David Ryan’s reliefs combine Pop Art wllop, sophisticated complexities.” Art Issues, April 1.

 

2008      Pagel, David. “A material change pays off” Los Angeles Times, August 1.

              Samson, Jonah. “David Ryan” Cool Hunting, July 8.

 

2007      Knight, Christopher. “'Las Vegas Diaspora' at the Las Vegas Art Museum”,

CalenderLive.com, November 20.

              Pagel, David. “Relief in Sight” Vurb Magazine, Spring.

              Hickey, David. “One Neon Decade” Las Vegas Diaspora, p.60-69, Las Vegas Museum of

              Art/BrightcityBooks.

 

2006      Black, Ezrha Jean. “David Ryan” ArtUS, March/April, issue 12, p. 18.

 

2005      Dawson, Jessica. “A Tailored Garden in Full Flower at Numark” The Washington

              Post, February.

 

              Cudlin, Jeffrey. “Brushes With The Past” Washington City Paper, January.

2004      Crosby, Gregory. “10 Artists to Watch” Las Vegas Magazine, July/August, p. 43.

              Pagel, David. “Transforming a Cheap Medium” Los Angeles Times, June 4, p. E16.

              Green, Tyler. Light Fantastic, Artnet.com, July 22, www.artnet.com.

 

2003      Pagel, David. “Finding Beauty in Mistakes” Los Angeles Times, January 17, p. E34.

 

 

Grants and Awards


2001      Marjorie Francis Laird Scholarship Recipient
2000      Teaching Assistantship, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
1999      Marjorie Francis Laird Scholarship Recipient


Public Collections


Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
Nevada Cancer Institute, Las Vegas, NV
Borusan Center for Culture and Arts, Istanbul
Weissman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA