Born 1980, Indianapolis, IN
Lives and works in Joshua Tree, CA

2002 BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland



Mojave Masks, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR, (catalog)


Mojave Pictures, Taymour Grahne Gallery, NYC

Dark Matters, One River School. Englewood, NJ


You Are Entering, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Ritual for Letting Go, Two Rams Gallery, New York, NY


Cast a Shadow, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel


Send Me Through, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY


Before and After Us, Artcore, Toronto, Canada


Today I Am a Knife, Priska C Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY



The Outside World, with Matthew F Fisher, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA


Feeling Human, curated by Adam Mignanelli, with Mira Dancy and Austin Eddy, Bleecker Street Arts Club, NY, NY

Schneids and Heids, with Daniel Heidkamp, Bendixen Contemporary, Copenhagen, DK

Carry On, with Wes Lang, Eighth Veil, Los Angeles, CA



EXPO CHICAGO, with Richard Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL

Nude, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

The Brask Collection Meets Willumsen, JF Willumsens Museum, Copenhagen, Dk

Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros, curated by Eric Fischl, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, VT

In Paper We Trust, The Dot Project, London, UK

Trust Fall, gallery ALSO, Los Angeles, CA

Winter Group Show, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


“A Verdant Summer”, Taymour Grahne Gallery, NYC

Got it For Cheap, curated by Charlie Roberts, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, DK


Natural Selection, THE HOLE, New York, NY

Refiguring, with Austin Eddy, Shara Hughes, Guy Yanai, and Tamara Gonzalez, Coburn Projects, London

Let’s Go Away for a While, curated by Maria Calandra and Erik den Breejen, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY

The Coyote, curated by Brian Willmont, Gallerie Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden,

Ducks, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Media, curated by Jens-Peter Brask,  Galleri Jacob Bjorn, Aarhus, DK


Ritual Magic, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Et Brask Spark, Selections from the Collection of Jens Peter Brask, Munkeruphus Museum, Denmark


The Delightful Land, curated by Chris Murtha, The New York Horticultural Society

Different Strokes, Louis B. James Gallery, New York, NY

Bathers, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

Chicken or Beef? A Transcontinental Survey of Figurative Painting, curated by Jesper Elg, and Kathy Grayson, The Hole NYC

Tonight We Won’t Be Bored, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK


Habeas Corpus, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Pig Party, curated by Gina Beavers, New York City Gallery, NewYork, NY

Yeah We Friends and Shit, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

Mie: A Potrait by 35 Artists, Freight and Volume, New York, NY


From Where You Just Arrived, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA

Wild Beasts, Champion Contemporary, Austin, TX

B-B-B-Bad, Curated by Doug McClemont, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

Status: Somewhere Between Position and Condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark


Run and Tell That: New Work from New York, curated by Eric Gleason and David Lake Prince, SU Art Galleries, Syracuse, NY

Playing Fields, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

ALBUM, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

BIG PICTURE, (co-curator and exhibitor), Priska Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

Small Oil Paintings, curated by Eddie Martinez, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany


Glass Houses, curated by Eddie Martinez, Werkstätte, New York, NY

The Boys Are Back in Town, curated by Wes Lang, V1, Copenhgen, Denmark

The Boys Are Back in Town, curated by Wes Lang, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Irrational Exuberance, Maddox Arts, London, UK

For Pleasure, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY (co-curator and exhibitor)


2015 Form is not Different from Emptiness, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA

2014 Not a Force But a Curvature, NOVELLA gallery, NY, NY

2013 Bathers, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY, NY

2011 From Where You Just Arrived (co-organized with Jonas Wood) Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA

2010 BIG PICTURE, (co-curated with Tom Sanford), Priska Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

2009 Everybody, Envoy Gallery, New York, NY

2003 For Pleasure, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY


2010/2011 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Resident



“Finding Clarity and Inspiration in the Desert” Frontrunner Magazine

10 Must see Shows this Week, ArtNet

Curate Joshua Tree


Fortini, Amanda, “In Joshua Tree, A Desert Blooms”, Travel and leisure

Must See Booths at Volta NY, ArtNet


Whitewall, “Top Shows to see in New York”

Augutsen, Sola, “Birds, Barren Branches, and El Diablo”, Whitewall Magazine

NYC Art Scene, ” El Diablo by Ryan Schneider”

Indrisek, Scott, “5 Must See Gallery Shows in New York” Blouin Art Info


Art Fag City “This Weeks Must See Art Events”

Gallerist, NY “12 Things to do in New York’s Art World”

Diamond- Hamer, Katy “A Dialogue with Ryan Schneider”, Eyes Toward the Dove

Indrisek, Scott, “Two Brooklyn Painters Have a Pow Wow”

Considine, Austin, “Meaty Figuration at the Hole”, Art in America


Johnson, Ken. The Double Dirty Dozen and Friends, The New York Times

Yeah We Friends and Shit, The New Yorker, August 13 and 20 2012

Vine, Richard, Pictures of Mie, Art in

2011     Indrisek, Scott. “New York Invades Denmark” Modern Painters, February 2011

2010    Indrisek, Scott. “Big Picture.” Modern Painters, October 2010.

Indrisek, Scott. “Big Picture.”, August 5, 2010.

Mason, Chris. Hum Who Hiccup. New York: Narrow House, 2010. (cover image)

Grimberg, David. “Interview: Tom Sanford & Ryan Schneider”, July 13, 2010.

“Big Picture.”, July 12, 2010.

“Studio Visit: Ryan Schneider.”, May 2, 2010.

Slezak, Lilly. “Ryan Schneider.” Art in America, May 2010.

Curcio, Seth. “Ryan Schneider: Send Me Through.”, February 6, 2010.

Pasulka, Nicole. “Paintings of a Recovering Poet.” The Morning News, February 1, 2010.

Horner, James. “Ryan Schneider’s color-shock at Priska C. Juschka Fine Art.”, January 31, 2010.

Coggins, David. “Ryan Schneider on Ambition and the Beach.” Art in America, January 20, 2010.

2009    Wolf, Kate. “Wes Lang and Ryan Schneider’s Carry On at Eighth Veil,” Dossier, May, 2009

2008     Fisher, Cora. “Ryan Schneider One-Dog Night,” The Brooklyn Rail, May 2008.

New American Paintings, vol. 13, Feb/March 2008, 124-127.

2007    Sumpter, Helen. “Irrational Exuberance,” Time Out London, November 5, 2007.

2003    Open City Magazine, no. 18, 2003.