Ridley Howard
Born 1973, Atlanta, GA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


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


2006   Joan Mitchell Foundation Career Opportunity Grant
2001   Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1999   Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
1998   Dana Pond Painting Award, SMFA


— 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


Poised, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

In Your Face, Buia Gallery, New York, NY
Size Matters, XS, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Conceptual Figures, Deitch Projects, 76 Grand, New York, NY
The Drawing Narrative, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia PA
Admirer, Gallery 31Grand, New York, NY
By Invitation Only, Kinz, Tillou and Feigen Gallery, New York, NY
New Object/New York, Mississippi State Univeristy, Starville, MS

Recent Acquisitions, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
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 Toebbe
Sweets and Beauties, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York
Benjamin Butler, Holly Coulis, Ridley Howard, Galleria Glance, Torino, Italy

Hello Sunday, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY
Honeymoon with Romeo, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, CH
Radical Vaudeville, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Recipients, Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY
Of Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

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, NY
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, Boston, MA


Noonan, Kate. "The Missing," Baltimore City Papers, January 14.

Hoffman, Christiane. "Gute Zeiten fuer gute Sammler,"Welt, November 2.
Tarnowski, Dan. "Conceptual Figures @ Deitch Projects," Whitehot Magazine, October.
Newhall, Edith. "Young artists pick,"The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 20.
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, October 30.
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, DAD Publishers.
Dimling Cochran, Rebecca. "The Homecoming,"The Atlantan, November.
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, July/August.
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, p.56.
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, April 26.
Kunitz, Daniel. "Meet the new folk,"ArtReview, April, pp. 44-45.

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, July 8.

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 22.
McQuaid, Cate. "Posing,"The Boston Globe, January 3.
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