Artists


 

Born 1980, Norfolk, VA

Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2002 BFA Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011

“Abominations” at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (Oct. – Nov.)

“Laura Ball & Ryan McLennan” at David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO (Jan. –Feb.)

2009

“The Strain of Inheritance” at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (Oct.)

“Lottery” at Walker Contemporary, Boston MA (Feb.)

2008

“From Fur to Bone” at Kinsey/Desforges Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (April-May)

2007

“New Works” at ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA (March)

2006

“Forage” at Splash Light Studios-North Hall Gallery, New York, NY

“New Paintings” at Nonesuch Gallery, Richmond, VA (June)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011

“Summer Group Exhibition" at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (Aug.)

2010

“Summer Group Exhibition" at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (Aug.)

2009

"Summer Group Exhibition" at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (Aug.)

“Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary“ at Factory Place Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA

2008

“Taxonomic Intoxication” with Amy Ross at Transmission, Richmond, VA (Nov.)

“Not So Silent Night” at 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA (Mar.)

“The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” at 31 Grand, New York, NY (Mar.-Apr.)

Group Show at Flippo Gallery, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA (Feb.)

2007

“Silent Night II” at 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

“No New Tale to Tell” at 31 Grand, New York, NY (Jul.-Aug.)

“Anonymous III” at Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC (May)

2006

“Welcome to the Jungle” at Naked Duck Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Aug.-Sept.)

“Ryan McLennan & Jon Zanin Paintings” at Chop Suey, Richmond, VA (Apr.)

“Repressed-Works on Paper” at Gallery 5, Richmond, VA

2005

“All Mixed Up” at Gallery 5, Richmond, VA

“Grand Opening” at Gallery 5, Richmond, VA (Apr.)

2002

“Juried Student Fine Art Exhibition” at Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2001

“Interaction 19” at Bradford Gallery, Richmond, VA

2000

“Art Count 2000” at 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA (Oct.)

ART FAIRS

2007

Red Dot Fair with Kinsey DeForges Gallery at Art Basel, Miami, FL (Dec.)

2006

Scope Fair with ADA Gallery, London (Dec.)

Affordable Art Fair with ADA Gallery, New York, NY (June-July)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

McQuaid, Cate. “Touch economic times close some doors, open others.” The Boston Globe, February 2009

Laferriere, Catherine. “Ryan McLennan: Lottery.” Artscope, Janurary/February 2009

Someone’s Garden, Issue 6, 2008

New American Paintings, Issue 75, 2008

Cox, Bird. “See It War of Wonder.” Brick Weekly, October 2008

Empty Magazine, Issue 11, 2007

“Ryan McLennan.” RVA Magazine Issue 9, 2007

Wilhelm, Bruce. “Profile” Ryan McLennan.” Juxtapoz Issue 81, 2007

Bell, Patrick. “Don’t Feed the Artist.” Style Weekly, August 2007

Kremer, Aaron. “Nature Boy.” Brick Weekly, February 2007

“Ryan.” RVA Magazine, Issue 9, 2006

RVA Magazine, Issue 1, 2006