||Born 1973, Atlanta, GA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
[ EDUCATION ]
2000 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1999 MFA, Tufts University / School of the Museum of Fine
Arts, Boston, MA
1996 BFA, Painting, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1996 BA, Art History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
[ AWARDS ]
2006 Joan Mitchell Foundation Career Opportunity Grant
2001 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1999 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
1998 Dana Pond Painting Award, SMFA
[ SOLO EXHIBITIONS ]
— Leo Koenig, New York, NY
— Groeflin Maag Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
— Kantor Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
— Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
— Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
— Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York, NY
— Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, NY
— Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
[ SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS ]
— Poised, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
— In Your Face, Buia Gallery, New York, NY
— Size Matters, XS, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville,
— Conceptual Figures, Deitch Projects, 76 Grand,
New York, NY
— The Drawing Narrative, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia
— Admirer, Gallery 31Grand, New York, NY
— By Invitation Only, Kinz, Tillou and Feigen Gallery,
New York, NY
— New Object/New York, Mississippi State Univeristy,
— Recent Acquisitions, High Museum of Art, Atlanta,
— Size Matters/Recent Small Scale, Hudson Valley
Center for Contemporary Art
— The Incomplete, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
— NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
— Open Season, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
— Stiff, Gallery 40000, Chicago, IL; curated by Ann
— Sweets and Beauties, Fredericks Freiser Gallery,
— Benjamin Butler, Holly Coulis, Ridley Howard, Galleria
Glance, Torino, Italy
— Hello Sunday, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY
— Honeymoon with Romeo, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel,
— Radical Vaudeville, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great
— Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Recipients, Cue
Art Foundation, New York, NY
— Of Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York,
— Home Grown, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
— Under the Sun, Greener Pastures, Toronto, ON
— Expect: Art, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
— East, Norwich Gallery, NSAD, Norwich, UK (selected
by Neo Rauch and Gerd Harry Lybke)
— Garden State, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York,
— I See You 2, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York,
curated by Kiki Smith and Sam Messer
— Snapshot, The Baltimore Museum of Contemporary
Art, Baltimore, MD
— Open, LFL Gallery, New York, NY
— Go Figure, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
— Posing, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts,
[ SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ]
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Tarnowski, Dan. "Conceptual Figures @ Deitch Projects," Whitehot
Newhall, Edith. "Young artists pickÉ,"The Philadelphia Inquirer,
Mason, Doug. "Exhibit showcases extra small, powerful works of
art," Knoxville News Sentinel, March 23.
Fauer, Jon. "Ridley Howard," Film and Digital Times, March.
Kunitz, Daniel. "A Collectors Fantasy on Display," The New
York Sun, October 18.
Viveros Faunce, Christian. "Vapid Transit," The Village Voice,
Richmond, Susan. "Ridley Howard,"Art Papers, January/February,
pp. 50 - 51.
Cullum, Jerry. "Dive into Portraits' Surprising Recesses,"The
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 24, p. K11.
Feaster, Felicia. "Sitting Pretty, Ridley Howard's Feminine Mystique,"Creative
Loafing.com, December 6.
Mullins, Charlotte. Painting People: Figure Painting Today,
Dimling Cochran, Rebecca. "The Homecoming,"The Atlantan,
Vona, Luca. "Il Nuovo Folk,"exibart.onpaper, No. 32, September.
Benz, Mario. "Auf der Suche im Nirgendwo,"Basler Zeitung,
June 8, p. 25.
Vassallo, Christina. "A Story Being Told,"Ducts.org webzine,
Issue 14, Winter.
Mullins, Charlotte. "A false sense of security,"Financial Times,
August 13, p. W (illustration).
Koslow Miller, Francine. "Ridley Howard,"Tema Celeste,
Naves, Mario. "Is Orange the Next Blue? Ridley Howard's Figurative
Conceit." The New York Observer, May 2.
Schaefer, Kayleen. "Culture: Ridley Howard,"Details, April,
Kunitz, Daniel. "Modern Folk: Ridley Howard's Dreamlike Paintings,"Vanity
Fair, April, p. 116 (illustration).
Finch, Charlie. "The Decline and Fall of Painting,"Artnet.com,
Kunitz, Daniel. "Meet the new folk,"ArtReview, April, pp.
Hatton, Karolyn. East International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich,
UK (catalogue essay).
Collins, Ian. "Painting Comes Out of the Cold,"Eastern Daily
Press UK, July 3.
Cullum, Jerry. "Same Name, Different Game,"Atlanta Journal
Constitution, July 18.
Feaster, Felicia. "Summer Sizzles,"Creative Loafing Atlanta,
Johnson, Ken. "Ridley Howard at Fredericks Freiser", The New
York Times, October 4, p. E33.
Roth, Alexi. "Ridley Howard", The New Yorker, October 7.
Chambers, Christopher. "October Picks", NY Arts, October.
Koslow Miller, Francine. "Ridley Howard at Howard Yezerski", Artforum,
Summer, p.187-188 (illustration).
McQuaid, Cate. Ridley Howard at Howard Yezerski", The Boston
Globe, March 22.
Valentine, Mark. "Paintings of a Suburban Childhood,"The South
End News, March 8.
McQuaid, Cate. "Striking Portraits,"The Boston Globe, July
McQuaid, Cate. "Posing,"The Boston Globe, January 3.