Cordy Ryman

Born in 1971 in New York, NY


BFA in Fine Arts/Arts Education, cum laude, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


2006            Panel Discussion, "Painting De-Codified: Four Young Painters," PS1 and broadcast on PS1 Radio, New York, NY


2009            Cordy Ryman, DCKT, New York, NY

2008            Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA 

                     bars blocks stacks, Stalke Up North, Gilleleje, Denmark

                     Organic Geometry, Nichole Klagsburn Gallery, New York, NY

2005            School Daze, Carol Shen Gallery, The Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, NY
                     New Paintings, William Traver Gallery Seattle, WA
                     Modus Ponens, The Phatory LLc, New York, NY
2004            Cordy Ryman at NK, curated by Pelle Unger, Stockholm, Sweden
2003            Paintings, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002            Suite 106, New York, NY
2001            William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                     New Works, Galerie Windows Bernier / Eliades - Tanit, Brussels, Belgium  
2000            Open Art, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany  
                     Cordy Ryman in Italy -The Pietrubbia Encaustic Constructs, Garner Tullis, New York, NY  
1999            Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, New York, NY
                     William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997            William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                     Windows Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
1993            Tennisport Arts, Long Island City, NY (curated by Christian Haub)


2008            Into the Trees, The Fields Sculpture Park at Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY

                     Color Climax, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY

                     The Ice Cream Show, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden 

                     A Roller Coaster in the Dark, curated by Ben La Rocco, Galeria Janet Kurnatowksi, Brooklyn, NY

2006            Mid-Life Crisis, Salander-O'Reilly, New York, NY
                     181st Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy, New York, NY
                     Searching for Love & Fire, David Castillo Modern and Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
                     Clarissa Dalrymple's Exhibition of Young Artists to Benefit the Foundation for Conteporary Arts, curated by Clarissa

                     Dalrymple, Bortolami Dayan Gallery, NY
                     Blender, curated by Cordy Ryman, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, NY
                     Cuarto, curated by Koan Jeff Baya, Sumi New York, NY
2005            Evan Ellsworth Jourden, Chris Ketchie, Leif Ritchey, Cordy Ryman, ATM Gallery, New York, NY
                     Brian Pilliod, Cordy Ryman, Alex Yudson, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, NY
                     Walls and Things, curated by Clarissa Dalrymple, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
                     112 Mercer, Suite 106, New York, NY
                     Greater New York 2005, PS 1/MOMA, Long Island City, NY
                     New York's Finest, curated by Brendan Cass and Wallace Whitney, Canada Gallery, New York, NY
2004            William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                     Fresh Paint, curated by Koan /Jeff Baysa, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts
                     Drift, curated by Eileen Olivieri Tropey, Brooklyn, NY
2003            William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                     Medium Rare, Friesen Gallery, Curated by Dan Kany, Sun Valley, ID
2002            25th Anniversary Exhibition, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2001            Suite 106, New York, NY curated by Irena Popiashvili and Marissa Newman
                     Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
                     A Celebration of Abstract Art, The Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA
                     Open House Exhibition, Garner Tullis, New York, NY,
                     Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
2000            BUMBERBIENNALE, Curated by Mathew Kangas, Seattle, WA
                     Assemblage, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999            Studio Artists, Garner Tullis, New York NY   
                     Mod, Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, New York, NY   
                     Group Show, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece   
1998            A Slice of Apple, Ruth Bachorner, Santa Monica, CA   
                     Abstraction, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL    
                     Gallery Artists Group Show, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA  
1996            Shaping Up, Visual Arts Gallery, Curated by Jeanne Siegel, New York, NY
                     The Art Exchange Show, John Good Gallery, New York, NY
1995            John Good / Downtown Alliance, New York, NY
                     Abstraction=Representation, Open Space, Curated by Mathew Kangas, Victoria, BC        
                     John Good/ Victoria Anstead Gallery, New York, NY   
1994            John Good Gallery  (Project Room), New York, NY
1993            Silent Echoes, Tennisport Arts, Curated by Christian Haub, Long Island City, NY  


Microsoft Corporation
Pruzan Foundation
RD Merrill Corporation
Virginia Wright Fund


Rhodes Family Award for Excellence


2006           "New York Contemporary Art Scene," Art and Design Magazine (China), pp. 28-37
2005           Tan, Lumi. "Greater New York 2005 Book," fall, pp. 302-303
                    Comer-Greene, Rachael.  "Reviews," Time Out New York, Aug. 4-10, p. 64
                    Cotter, Holland. "Fancifiul to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable - the best in group shows," The New York Times, Friday July

                    8th, E31
                    Heartney, Elenor.  "Report From New York I - Return to the Real?", Art in America, June-July, pp. 84-89
                    Wei, Lilly.  "Top Two and a Longshot - personal recommendations," ArtPulse, May 2005
                    Smith, Roberta.  "Making an Entrance at Any Age - Art Reviews," The New York Times, Friday May 6th, pp. E37
2003           Kangas, Matthew.  "Artist Continues the evolution of Abstract Painting," The Seattle Times, Nov. 21st, p. 47
2002           Belu, Dana & Greenspan, Daniel. "Matter at Play," Suite 106
                    Robinson, Walter.  "Weekend Update,", Feb. 2002
2000           Hackett, Regina.  "What's Happening," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 14, p. 28
                    Smith, Courtenay, -International Reviews- Dieter Detzner and Cordy Ryman at Gallerrie Tanet, Munich, ARTnews/ Nov.

                    2000, p. 219
1999           Galleries Soho, The New Yorker, July 5th, 1999
                    Hackett, Regina.  "Ryman's Modest Work has Intelligence," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 18th, 1999, p. E1, Lifestyle

                    Arts and Entertainment
                    Kangas, Matthew.  "Reviews," Art in America, July 1999, pp. 104-105
                    Haub, Christian. "A Studio Visit with Cordy Ryman: An Informal Collage," Tennisport Art, May 1999

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