David Ryan



David RYAN


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


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

Solo Exhibitions

2018     Upcoming - Untitled SF, San Francisco, Galerie Richard (with Carl Fudge)

2017     Manicuring the Ephemera, Untiltled Miami Beach

             Manicuring the Ephemera, Galerie Richard, New York, NY


2015     Paint Show, Galerie Richard, Paris

            New Work, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA


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


2013     Submarines ^ Satellites, Galerie Richard, New York, NY

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


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


2009     Suzy, Galerie Richard, Paris

             New Work,Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY

             David Ryan : New Sculpture, Davidson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


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


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


2005     David Ryan, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

              Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX

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


2004     New Work, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


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


Collective Exhibitions

2017   Tilting the Basin: Contemporary art of Nevada, Nevada Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV

             Swab, Galerie Richard, Barcelona

            The Wild West, Galerie Richard, New York, NY

            Union Pacific, Circuit 12, Dallas, TX

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

            Volta Basel, Galerie Richard, Basel

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, 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, Londres

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

            Last Show, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC


2006   Pop Abstraction in Las Vegas, Galerie Richard, Paris

           Las Vegas Diaspora organisé par Dave Hickey, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV

           Last Show, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC


2005   Scope Art Fair, Numark Gallery, Miami, FL

          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, Nevada

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


2001   Sizzle, Arts Factory, Las Vegas, Nevada

           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




2017     Vergara Meersohn, Rayan Elena. «The Wild West», Wall Street International, wsimag.com, 4 illustr.,March

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

                           Weekly, January 7 .

             “David Ryan at MCQ Fine Art”, Dailyserving, January 4


            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, March13

             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 with sophisticated complexities”

            Art Issues, April 1st


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

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


2007     Knight, Christopher, “'Las Vegas Diaspora' at the Las Vegas Art Museum” CalenderLive.com, Nov.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/Brightcity Books


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, Juillet 22, www.artnet.com.


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



Prizes and Grants

2001      Grant Marjorie Francis Laird, USA
1999      Grant Marjorie Francis Laird, USA


Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

Steve Wynn Collection, Las Vegas, NV
Nevada Cancer Institute, Las Vegas, NV
Borusan Center for Culture and Arts, Istanbul
Weissman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Steven Molasky Collection, Las Vegas, NV

Bryan Lawrence Collection, New York

Ann Gilis Collection, Brussels