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Born, Virginia Beach, VA
Carnegie Mellon University, BFA
Curatorial Assistant, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Lives and works in New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly, MA
Mildly Subversive, February 24-April 5
2005 Danziger Projects, New York, NY
New Paintings, October 21-November 26
Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Installationview, October 14-November 5
Publico, Cincinnati, OH
Wall Paintings, September 23-October 29
Andre Simoens Gallery, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
The Burden of Keeping it Real, August 6-September 12
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Pain-Free Kittens, April 9-May 14
2004 Galerie du Jour, Paris, France
Multiverse, December 11-January 29, 2005
Printed Matter, New York, NY
Bucky Balls, October 9-30
Galeria Moriarty, Madrid, Spain
Living Signs, May 12-July 10
2003 222 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Project Rainbow, October 10-November 28
Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Worlds within Worlds, October 4-November 1
Black Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sponsorship, February 7-March 21
2002 Gas Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
This Dream Is So Life-Like, December 18-January 21
Printed Matter, New York, NY
Products Are The New Art, November 22-December 31
Deitch Projects, New York, NY
DreamGarden, (with Julia Chiang), June 29-July 27
Twentyfour, Vancouver, Canada
Fancy Is a Verb, February 15-April 30
Stux Gallery Project Room, New York, NY
Sign Language, January 12-February 9
2001 Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Evolution Is the Theory of Everything, November 30-December 22
Galerie de Miguel, München, Germany
Sign Age, September 14-October 20
Colette, Paris, France
Pieceofmind, July 2-August 4
Joseph Silvestro Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Vocabularytest, May 5-June 3
2000 Houston Gallery, Seattle, WA
Shtick, December 9-January 31, 2001
Alife, New York, NY
Luxurygood, October 1-Novermber 15
1999 Zakka, New York, NY
Flatnessisgod, September 10-October 5
1998 Chaos, New York, NY
Networking Is a Skill, April 14-May 10
1997 Manhattan Athletic Club, New York, NY
No Sweat, May 1-July 31
1996 a+a Company, New York, NY
Clever Title Goes Here, November 15-January 15, 1997
Mad River Post, New York, NY
Slow Children Playing, Curated by Gil Presti, October 15-December 31
2005 Max Wigram Gallery, London, England
Threshold, July 7-September 3
P.S.1 / Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Greater New York 2005, March 13-September 22
2004 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
Will Boys Be Boys? Questioning Adolescent Masculinity in Contemporary Art
Organized by Independent Curators International, Curated by Shamim Momin, 2004-2006
Creative Time, New York, NY
The Dreamland Artist Club, Coney Island, June 12-September 6
Le Tri Postal, Lille, France
Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan, Italy
USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Yerba Buena Arts Center, San Francisco, CA
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Beautiful Losers, Curated by Aaron Rose & Christian Strike, 2004-2008
Les Abattoirs Museum, Toulouse, France
La Collection d’Art Contemporain d’Agnès B., April 9-June 13
MassArt, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA
Earthly Delights, January 28-March 17
2003 Buia Gallery, New York, NY
Airtight Plan for Killing, October 17-November 29
Galerie du Jour, Paris, France
A New New York Scene, September 18-October 24
New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
Lead Poisoning, Curated by Rich Jacobs & Marsea Goldberg, June 21-August 16
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
North Star Video Screening, August
2002 Gallery Rocket, Tokyo, Japan
SK8 on The Wall, December 20-January 8
Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Session The Bowl, December 14-February 1
A-Part Gallery, London
Street Wise, July 25-August 11
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Group Show, January 11-February 16
2001 Artissima, Turin-Torino, Italy
Artissima Turin Art Fair, November 15-18
Galeria Dasto and Centro de Arte Dasto, Oviedo, Spain
Grandes Arquitecturas Pequenas, Curated by Fernando Martin Galan, September 21-October 27
Exit Art, New York, NY
Spunky, September 8-October 27
Ground Zero, New York, NY
Group Show, Curated by Jodi Hanel and Jenny Moore, August 16-31
2000 White Box, New York, NY
Critic as Grist, Curated by Michael Portnoy, September 7-October 17
Rare, New York, NY
Tomorrow, Curated by Andréa Salerno and Mari Spirito, June 22-July 29
Babylon, London, UK
Le Salon for Art Collectors, Curated by Vanessa Suchar, June
Steffany Martz, New York, NY
Group Show, May 25-July 1
Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT
Interior Spaces in Contemporary Art, May 25-August 23
1999 Gale Gates, Brooklyn, NY
Size Matters, September 15-December 11
Rare, New York, NY
Photo Synthesis, June 26-July 31
DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Road Show, June 3-August 20
Sixth@Prince Fine Art, New York, NY
Room with a View, Curated by Jeff Gleich, May 9-July 10
Patricia Correia Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LA National Juried Art Exhibition, Curated by Mat Gleason, January 9-23
1998 Archibold Arts, New York, NY
Fresh Blood: 13 Young Artists, October 16-December 30
Vanessa Suchar, London, UK
Le Salon for Art Collectors, October 1-31
1997 Steffany Martz, New York, NY
Summer Invitational, July-August
Mary Anthony, New York, NY
Wet Paint, May 28-June 30
a+a Company, New York, NY
Group Show, February 14-March 1
1996 Printed Matter, New York, NY
Giftland v: Democra$y, December 4-31
Artists Space, New York, NY
Night of 1,000 Drawings, December

LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS

2006
Guest Lecturer, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
Guest Lecturer, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Guest Lecturer, International Contemporary Art Experts Forum, ARCO, Madrid, Spain
2005
Guest Lecturer, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
Guest Lecturer, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Installationview, published by Rizzoli, New York, NY
Guest Lecturer, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Guest Lecturer, Art Academy, Cincinnati, OH
Guest Lecturer, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Multiverse, published by Galerie du Jour, Paris, France (signed and numbered ed. 1,000)
2004
Tokion Magazine, Creativity Now Conference, New York, NY
Ryan McGinness: Living Signs, published by Galeria Moriarty, Madrid, Spain
2003
Guest Lecturer, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington D.C.
Project Rainbow, published by Gingko Press, Los Angeles, CA (ed. 2,500)
Tokion Magazine, Creativity Now Conference, New York, NY
Guest Lecturer, Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
Sponsorship, published by Black Market Gallery/Anthem, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Ryan McGinness, published by Gasbook/Design Exchange, Tokyo, Japan
Ryan McGinness: Video Happiness DVD, published by Gasbook/Design Exchange, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Calendar, published by Colette, Paris, France and Neverstop, Seattle ,WA (ed. 500)
ResFest, Digital Video Festival, San Francisco, Los Angels, New York, Tokyo, London
Guest Lecturer, Emily Carr Institue of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2001
Guest Lecturer, Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Pieceofmind, published by Colette, Paris, France (ed. 1,000)
Vocabularytest, published by Joseph Silvestro Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (ed. 1,000)
2000
Guest Lecturer, Pratt Institute School of Art and Design, Brooklyn, NY
Guest Lecturer, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Keynote Speaker, Design Carnival, AIGA Conference, Chicago, IL
Guest Lecturer, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Luxurygood, published by Alife, New York, NY (signed and numbered ed. 1,000)
Guest Lecturer, Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
Guest Lecturer, AIGA Conference, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
1999
Keynote Speaker, No Where Now Here, American Center for Design, Chicago, IL
Selfsameness, published by Emigre Magazine, Sacramento, CA

Flatnessisgod, published by RSUB, New York, NY
Untitled (Project rainbow series) (Detail), 2003
Oil enamel and silkscreen ink on wood panel
38 x 38cm
Untitled, 2003
Oil enamel and silkscreen ink on wood panels
70 X 122cm
Programmed to recieve, 2003
Oil enamel and acrylic on linen
122 X 91.5cm
Glory hole, 2004
acrylic on linen
122 x 122cm
Bilderbergers bones grigade, 2004
Oil enamel and silkscreen ink on linen
122 x 122cm
Destiny vs. ambition, 2004
Acrylic on canvas
183 x 152.5cm
Installation view (Galerie du Jour, Paris): Multiverse, 2004-2005
Mixed media
Dimensions variable
Surrender, 2005
Acrylic on canvas
152.5 x 183cm
Installation view (Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla): Pain-Free Kittens, 2005
Mixed media
Dimensions variable
Installation view (Deitch Projects, NY): Installationview, 2005
Mixed Media
Dimensions variable