Cordy Ryman

Cordy Ryman
Yellow/Pink Halo, 2010
acrylic and enamel on wood
8-3/4 x 8-1/4 x 2-3/4 inches

Cordy Ryman
Yellow DoodleBot, 2010
acrylic, glue, cardboard and ink on Gatorboard
18 x 14-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman
On the Rocks, 2010
acrylic, enamel, and Gorilla Glue on wood
25-3/4 x 26-1/8 x 1-3/4 inches

Cordy Ryman
Bars Bars, 2009
acrylic and enamel on wood
13-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches

Cordy Ryman
Velcro Vortex, 2011
acrylic, enamel, velcro and staples on wood
24 x 24-1/2 x 1 inches

Cordy Ryman
Strapped Strips, 2010
acrylic, enamel, graphite, metal, styrofoam and studio sweepings on wood
12-1/4 x 13-1/4 x 3-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman
Gaga Chips, 2010
acrylic, enamel and glue on wood
13 x 12 x 2 inches

Cordy Ryman
White Spiral, 2010
acrylic, enamel and schllac on wood
15-1/2 x 16-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches
 

Cordy Ryman
detail of White Spiral, 2010
acrylic, enamel and schllac on wood
15-1/2 x 16-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches
 

Cordy Ryman
Wave Vine, 2010
acrylic and enamel on wood
22 pieces, each approximately 2 x 6 x 1-1/2 inches
120 x 6 x 1-1/2 inches, installed

Cordy Ryman 
Spread Stack Ghost (Red), 2010
acrylic, enamel and glue on wood
17-1/4 x 15-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Bars and Stripes, 2009
acrylic, enamel, wood and fiberglass mesh on Gator board
17-3/4 x 15-3/4 x 1-3/4 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Third Ghost Wave, 2010
enamel on wood
53 pieces, each 96 x 1-3/4 x 1-3/4 inches
approximately 96 x 180 x 96 inches overall

Cordy Ryman 
Green Fun Dip, 2010
acrylic and enamel on wood 
11-3/8 x 8-1/8 x 1 inches

Cordy Ryman
Calawa, 2010
acrylic, enamel, ink and graphite on Gatorboard
17-1/2 x 15 x 2-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Band-Aid, 2010
acrylic and Velcro on wood
17 x 17 x 1-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Devil Dog, 2010
acrylic and shellac on wood with metal
13-1/2 x 17 x 6 inches

Cordy Ryman
Frankenberry, 2010
acrylic, enamel, and Velcro on wood
11-1/2 x 11-1/2 x 1-1/4 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Spiral Wedges, 2009
acrylic, enamel, Gorilla Glue, staples, Velcro, and fiberglass mesh on Gator board
13-1/2 x 11 x 3-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Blue Mini Press, 2008
acrylic on wood 
16 x 10 x 13-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Blue V, 2008
acrylic on wood
16 x 12 x 2-1/2 inches
 

Cordy Ryman 
Blue Brick Brace, 2010
enamel on wood with Velcro, 86 pieces 
87 x 12-3/4 x 63-1/2 inches

Cordy Ryman 
Measured Spine, 2009
acrylic and ink on wood 
144 x 7 x 7 inches, approximately

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Born New York, New York 1971

EDUCATION
BFA with Honors, School of Visual Arts Fine Arts/Art Education, New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
• 
Zürcher Gallery, New York, New York
• LOREM IPSUM, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas
2015
• Galerie Zürcher, Paris 
• Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio
• Chimera 45, Zurcher Gallery, New York 
• Morgan Lehman, New York, New York
2011
• Bear Ridgeway, San Francisco, California
• Windowboxing, Conner Contemporary, Washington DC
2010
• Tempest, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
• Scrapple, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
• Cordy Ryman, DCKT Contemporary, New York
• bars bars bars, Taché-Levy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2009
• Cordy Ryman, DCKT Contemporary, New York
• Hail to the Grind, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2008
• Traver Gallery, Tacoma, Washington
• Bars blocks Stacks, Stalke Up North, Gilleleje, Denmark
2007
• Kantor / Feuer Window, New York, New York
2006
• Room Project, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, New York

2005
• School Daze, Carol Shen Gallery, The Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, New York
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
• Modus Ponens, The Phatory LLC, New York, New York
2004
• NK, Stockholm, Sweden
2003
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
2002
• Paintings, Suite 106, New York, New York
2001
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
• Galerie Windows Bernier / Eliades, Brussels, Belgium
2000
• Open Art, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
• Cordy Ryman in Italy –The Pietrubbia Encaustic Constructs, Garner Tullis, New York, New York
1999
• 1999, Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, New York, New York
1997
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
• Windows Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
1993
• Tennisport Arts, Long Island City, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016

• Circle Secular, Gallery Petite, New York
2014
• OK Great REALLY this is ALSO RIDICULOUS, DCKT Contemporary, New York
2011
• Kiel Johnson, Cordy Ryman: Construct, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, California
• Free from Order: A Delight of Inconsistencies, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
• Construct, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, California
• On The Wall/ Off The Wall, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, New York
• The Working Title, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, New York
• Contain, Maintain, Sustain, Artisphere, Arlington, Virginia
• New Wallworks, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland
• January White Sale, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, New York
• Nowness, Peel Gallery Shop, Houston, Texas
• Open, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, California
• The Thingness of Color, DODGEgallery, New York, New York
2009
• Aberrant Abstraction: Keltie Ferris, Chris Martin, Cordy Ryman, Agathe Snow, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
• One More, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Koln, Germany
• Next Post, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, New Jersey
• New Abstraction, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
2008
• Organic Geometry, Nicole Klagsburn Gallery, New York, New York
• One More, Esbjerg Museum of Modern Art, Esbjerg, Denmark
• Into the Trees, The Fields Sculpture Park at Omi International Arts Center, Omi, New York
• Color Climax, James Graham & Sons, New York, New York
• The Ice Cream Show, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
• Crowded, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee
• Abstraction in Appearance, Jason Rulnick Gallery, New York, New York
2007
• Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, New York
• Still Flying - 25th Anniversary Outdoor Sculpture Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Empire
• Fulton Ferry and Brooklyn Bridge Parks, Brooklyn, New York
• Small Work, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York
• Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York
• De Cirkel, Roger Raveel Museum, Deinze, Belgium
2006
• Drift, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, New York
• Transformall, NY Arts Magazine, 473 Broadway Gallery, New York, New York
• Mid-Life Crisis, Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, New York
• 181st Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum and
• School of the Arts, New York, New York
• Searching for Love & Fire, David Castillo Modern and Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
• The Seventh Side of the Die, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, New York
• Clarissa Dalrymple’s Exhibition of Young Artists to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Bortolami Dayan Gallery, New York, New York    
• Blender, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, New York
• Cuarto, Sumi, New York, New York
2005
• Greater New York 2005, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
• Walls and Things, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, New York
• New York’s Finest, CANADA, New York, New York
• 112 Mercer, Suite 106, New York, New York
• ATM Gallery, New York, New York
• Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, New York
2004
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
• Fresh Paint, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, New York
• Drift 2004, Valentino Pier Park, Brooklyn, New York
2003
• Medium Rare, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
2002
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
2001
• Presenting Suite 106, Suite 106, New York, New York
• Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece
• A Celebration of Abstract Art, The Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, Washington
• Open House Exhibition, Garner Tullis, New York, New York
• Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
2000
• Bumberbiennale, Seattle, Washington
• Assemblage, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1999
• Studio Artists, Garner Tullis, New York, New York
• Mod, Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, New York, New York
• Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
1998
• A Slice of Apple, Ruth Bachofner, Santa Monica, California
• Abstraction, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida
• William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1996
• A Shaping Up, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, New York
•  The Art Exchange Show, John Good Gallery, New York, New York
1995
• John Good / Downtown Alliance, New York, New York
• Abstraction=Representation, Open Space, Victoria, British Columbia
• John Good / Victoria Anstead Gallery, New York, New York
1994
• John Good Gallery, New York, New York
1993
• Silent Echoes, Tennisport Arts, Long Island City, New York

AWARDS
2006   

• Helen Foster Barnett Prize, National Academy Museum, New York, New York
1997   
• Rhodes Family Award for Excellence, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York

COLLECTIONS
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida
RD Merrill Company, Seattle, Washington
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
The Speyer Family Collection, New York, New York
Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection, Seattle, Washington

PERFORMANCE PROGRMAS/COLLABORATIONS
2002

• Loose Time, Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Collaborated with sets and costumes. Premiered at Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California.
2000
• El Trilogy, Trisha Brown Dance Company. Collaborated with sets and costumes. Premiered in Paris.