Ryan Foerster

Born in Newmarket, Canada in 1983.
Lives and works in New York, USA.
"I feel like I learn more about what I’m doing when I install and see new relationships form between objects that I hadn’t seen before"

Solo Exhibitions

Change Both Rib, C L E A R I N G, Upper East Side, New York (USA)
Ryan Foerster – Early Prints and Paintings, The National Exemplar, Palermo (Italy)
59 Raccoon Trap, The National Exemplar Gallery, New York (USA)

The End, American Trilogy, The National Exemplar Gallery, Rome (Italy)
Ryan Foerster, Ribordy Contemporary, Miart, Milan (Italy)
‘1993-2017’ Books and Zines by Ryan Foerster, May 68, New York (USA)

UNDERWROUGHT AN DE RE, Abrons Arts Center, New York (USA)

Raccoon Trap, The National Exemplar Gallery, New York (USA)
Ryan Foerster, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

Ryan Foerster, C L E A R I N G. New York (USA)
NYT Trap, Shoot the Lobster, Saigon (Vietnam)

Want and Digest, ribordy contemporary, Geneva (Switzerland)
The Armory Show, New York (USA)

The Sky is Falling, C L E A R I N G, Brussels (Belgium)
Ryan Foerster, curated by Bob Nickas, Shoot the Lobster, Miami (USA)

One-Two-Three-Four, Art Metropole, Toronto (Canada)

Ryan Foerster, ribordy contemporary, Toronto (Canada)

Window Installation, Printed Matter Inc., New York (USA)

Black & Blue, Swiss Institute project room, New York (USA)
Golden Slumbers: Photographs by Ryan Foerster, Dust Gallery, Las Vegas (USA)
Bortolami project room, New York (USA)
Rats in the Hallway, 527 W 48St, New York (USA)
Allmanna Galleriet, Stockholm (Sweden)
Dust Gallery, Las Vegas (USA)

Bulletin Board, White Columns, New York (USA)

White Gallery, Paris (France)
Alphaville, Melbourne (Australia)

Happenis, Clint Roenisch, Toronto (Canada)

Pop Design, Newmarket, Toronto (Canada)

Group Exhibitions

Cracher une image de toi / Spitting an image of you, Hannah Buonaguro & Mimosa Echard & Ryan Foerster, VNH Gallery, Paris (France)
Rise, Ribordy Thetaz, Geneva (Switzerland)
2 benches, The National Exemplar Gallery, New York (USA)

YEW WOOD with Hannah Buonaguro, Carl Louie, London (Canada)
Robert Mallary & Ryan Foerster, Kerry Schuss, New York (USA)
Ryan Foerster with Robert Mallary, Kerry Schuss, New York (USA)
Hannah Buonaguro & Ryan Foerster, Parapet Real Humans, Saint Louis (USA)
Who Built the Moon?, Restaurant Projects, 67 Ludlow, New York (USA)

B(L)ACK, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva (CH)
Strange Attractors, The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art, Vol. 1 Life on Earth, Redling Fine Arts, Los Angeles (USA)
Bianca, L’OV/ Espace off du CAN – Centre d’art contemporain de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel (Switzerland)
Botanica, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco (USA)
Homestead, Carl Louie, London (Canada)
The Tyranny of White Teeth, Museum of Fine Arts, Split (Croatia)
You Never Know What Idea You Might Have, Recess, New York (USA)
30th Anniversary Exhbition, Part Deux, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York (USA)
Postcards from the Edge, 19th- Visual Aids Benefit, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
The Garden of Forking Paths, Magenta Plains, New York (USA)

The Ongoing Erosion of Magic, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, New York (USA)
Ryan Foerster and Michelle Grabner, Carl Louie, London (Canada)
The Sun Placed in the Abyss, Columbus Museum of Art (USA)
189 Beach 96th Street, New York (USA)
Pièces-Meublés, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris (France)
Two-Story, C L E A R I N G, Brussels (Belgium)
Piss Elegant 2, LGBT Center, New York (USA)
The Pop-Up Postcard Project, Cleopatra’s, New York (USA)
Active Ingredient, Lisa Cooley, New York (USA)
Art Must Go, Circus of Books, Los Angeles (USA)

30/130: Thirty Years of Books and Catalogs etc., White Columns, New York (USA)
No Notice, Newtown Barge Playground, New York (USA)
Photo Show, Greenriver Project, Hillsdale (USA)
The Ramble, The Range, Saguache (USA)
Second Chances, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (USA)
Only 2.5 hours from GWB, Hamden Inn & Orphic Gallery, Hamden (USA)
Images that Speak, Presentation House, Vancouver (Canada)
Part Picture, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto (Canada)
Road to Ruin, Cooper Cole, Toronto (Canada)
Per Risplendere Devi Bruciare, Vava, Milan (Italy)
Zabriskie Point, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York (USA)


The Museum of Love and Devotion, Fairview Museum of History and Art, Fairview (USA)
Greenriver Project, Hillsdale (USA)
Two and half Men or Colin Engle, Cooper Cole, Toronto (Canada)
The Material Image, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (USA)
I’ll Miss Your Garbage, New York (USA)
Artadia 15th Anniversary, Longhouse projects, New York (USA)
Traces, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Ritual Magic, Greenpoint Terminal, New York (USA)
Mental Furniture, Night Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
Rockaway!, PS1 and Rockaway Beach Surf Club, New York (USA)
Blossoms Take No Prisoners, Objectif Sud, Tulette (France)
Live Stream: Laura Hunt and Ryan Foerster, Petrella’s Imports, New York (USA)
Like an autistic sun, 106 Eldridge St, New York (USA)
Das Optische Unbewusste, Kunst(Zeug)
Haus, Rapperswil-Jona (Switzerland)
The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of, C L E A R I N G, New York (USA)
t.o.c.h.i.n.g., Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New York (USA)
It’s an Invasion, National Arts Club, New York (USA)
Sureface(S) /sur/ Prise(S), Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris France)
Organized, Sobering, Paris (France)

Phantom Sun, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris (France)
Table Dive, side effects gallery, New York (USA)
Culm, Night Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
The Instability of the Image, Paradise Row, London (UK)
Endless Bummer II / Still Bummin, Marlborough Gallery, NewYork (USA)
LAT. 41° 7’ N. LONG. 72° 19’ W., Martos Gallery, New York (USA)
Induction Procedure, Art : Concept, Paris (France)
Inner Journeys, Maison Particullere Art Center, Brussels (Belgium)
Don’t Look Back the 2013 CCNY staff show, Camera Club of New York, New York (USA)
Let It Come Down, Hannah Barry Gallery, London (UK)
Sump Pump: Ryan Foerster and JPW3, David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis (USA)
Lost and Found: Anonymous Photography in Re ection, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles (USA)
Wire, Shoot the Lobster at Benzulli, Dusseldorf (Germany)
L’attraction Minérale, Le Printemps De Septembre Festival, Lieu Commun – Artist Run Space, Toulouse (France)

Creature from the Blue Lagoon, Martos Gallery, New York (USA)
&C (Sandy), 247365, New York (USA)
UR, Room East, New York (USA)
West Street Gallery, New York (USA)
Bridgehampton Biennial, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton (USA)
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai (China)
The Quality of Presence, curated by Dmitry Komis, Chelsea Hotel, New York (USA)
Abstract Realities, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York (USA)
Abstract Realities, curated by Hal Bromm, Key West Studios, Key West (USA)
Changing States of Matter, Brand New Gallery, Milan (Italy)
Ryan Foerster and Ben Schumacher, Martos Gallery, New York (USA)
LACKAWANNA, C L E A R I N G, Brussels (Belgium)
Millennium Magazines, Museum of Modern Art Library, New York (USA)
Ten Ten, Jason Alexander, New York (USA)

Great Desks and Chairs, C L E A R I N G, New York (USA)
Ryan Foerster and Ben Schumacher, Martos Gallery, New York (USA)
Royal Rumble at Waf e House, C L E A R I N G and The Journal Gallery, Miami (USA)
Summer Meltdown, ribordy contemporary, Geneva (Switzerland)
160 km, Kidd Yellin, New York (USA)
CCNY Staff Show, Newspaper Box, New York (USA)
Ryan Foerster & Kyle Thurman, West Street Gallery. New York (USA)
Catalogue of the Exhibition, curated by Bob Nickas, Galerie Triple V, Paris (France)
Ryan Foerster, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Chadwick Rantanen, Lauren Gitlen Gallery, New York (USA)
The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton (USA)
Saint Lawrence Ice, Saint Lawrence River (Canada)

Re-Dressing, Bortolami, New York (USA)
Wait For Me at the Bottom of the PoolMartos Gallery, Bridgehampton (USA)
Artists Book, Art Basel, Basel (Switzerland)
Canteen Gallery, Ottawa (Canada)

On the Far Side of Here, Camera Club of New York, New York (USA)
As Small As It Gets, Art Since 69, New York (USA)
The Shop, Silverman Gallery, San Francisco (USA)
Everything Must Out Going, Asia Song Society, New York (USA)
Sound, Arte Contempo, Lisbon (Portugal)
New Deal, Art Production Fund, New York (USA)
Fund, New York (USA)

Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York (USA)
Benefit Auction, Swiss Institute, New York (USA)
Bring Me Back a T-shirt, V&A gallery, New York (USA)
One Size Fits All, Printed Matter Inc., New York (USA)
Gifts by Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto (Canada)

Benefit Auction, The Kitchen, New York (USA)
Ryan Foerster & Paul-Aymar Mourgue d’Algue, 127 New York (USA)
Tiger in a Tropical Storm, Rivera Gallery, New York (USA)
Kern & Sons, Mycroft Gallery, Paris (France)

Vice Annual Photo Show, Silverstein Gallery, New York (USA)
Video Slam, curated by Allen Frame, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York (USA)

Tiny Vices, Spencer Brownstone, New York (USA)
Self Absorbtion and Theatricality in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, The Drake Hotel, Toronto (Canada)

Little Stabs at Happiness, Clint Roenisch Toronto (Canada)


Spitting an image of you

3 - 27 juillet 2019 VNH Gallery
Paris (France)

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