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Ryan McGinness Biography

RYAN McGINNESS (b. 1972 in Virginia Beach, VA) received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. He also worked as a curatorial assistant at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Recent solo exhibitions include Mindscapes, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Warhol Flower Icons, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO; Mother & Child, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY; Warhol Flower Icons, Nanzuka (AishoNanzuka), Hong Kong, China; Warhol Flower Icons, Nanzuka (EchoOne), Bangkok, Thailand; Studio Views, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Ocular Evidence, Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA; #metadata, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, C A; Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA; Community Identity Stability, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA; and Figure Drawings, Pace Prints, New York, NY.

Recent group exhibitions include Really. (curated by Inka Essenhigh & Ryan McGinness), Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Grafik, Curated by Ryan McGinness, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, N Y; Heads Roll, Curated by Paul Morrison, Graves Gallery, Sheffield, England; Tick Tock: Time in Contemporary Art, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, N Y; Drawing: The Beginning of Everything, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI; A Perspective on Agnès B.’s Collection, Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne, Lille, France; Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX; Factory Direct, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; Modern and Contemporary Art from Private Collection, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; Masters of Reality, Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY; Nose Job, Eric Friestone Gallery, East Hampton, N Y; Litos Grafera, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark; Litos Grafera, Museum of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.

His work is included in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art, New York; NY; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain; The Taguchi Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan; The Charles Saatchi Collection, London, England; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; Saastamoinen Foundation, EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland; New York Public Library, New York, NY; Norton Family Foundation; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH; UBS Collection, New York, N Y; J. P. Morgan Chase Art Program; M T V Networks; The Neuberger Berman Collection; Hallmark Art Collection; The Schwab Family Collection; Gilberto e Rosa Sandretto Collection; The Malingue Collection; Sammlung Plum & Akzo Nobel Art Foundation; The Richard E. Jacobs Group; The Shockey Family Collection; Cora Diamond Corporation; The Judy & Rob Mann Collection; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; The Phil Schrager Collection; The Michael Krichman & Carmen Cuenca Collection; The Matthew & Iris Strauss Collection.

McGinness lives and works in New York, NY.

Text courtesy Miles McEnery Gallery.

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