Ryan Peter

Contact: ryan@ryanpeter.com
San Francisco

Exhibitions


Winter Works On Paper, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, 2019/20


More Than 700 Years, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, 2019

Unearthing, Folding, and Burning, Malaspina Gallery, Vancouver, 2019

13 Ways to Summon Ghosts, curated by Kimberly Phillips, Gordon Smith Foundation, North Vancouver, 2018

Diviners, curated by Phillip McCrum and Marina Roy, AHVA Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2017

Transmundane, curated by Jennifer Matotek, Blair Forwald, and Wendy Peart, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, 2017


Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, curated by Daina Augaitis and Jesse McKee, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2016/17


Platforms 2016/17, Commissioned by the City of Vancouver Public Art Program, 2016


The Moon and Other Myths, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, 2016

Images That Speak, curated by Christopher Eamon, The Polygon Gallery, Vancouver, 2015, with  Michele Abeles, Shannon Ebner, Ryan Foerster, Susanne Kriemann, Steve McQueen, Arthur Ou, Eileen Quinlan, Matt Saunders, and Stephen Waddell

SEDIMENT, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, September 10th to October 4th, 2014

Magenta wants to push physical reality to its leaky margins, curated by Ella Dawn McGeough, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, 2014, with Patrick Howlett, Maryse Larivière, Steve Lyons, Sandra Meigs

Art Toronto, Wil Aballe Art Projects, Toronto, 2013

Death and Objects II, curated by Eric Fredericksen and Jonathan Middleton, Or Gallery, Vancouver, 2013, with Emilie Halpern, Neil Goldberg, Jasmine Reimer

A Bunch of Radishes, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, 2012

Impossible But True, collaborative exhibition with Raymond Boisjoly, Lucky's Gallery, Vancouver, 2011

Some Paintings, curated by Sophie Brodovitch, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, 2011, with Ben Reeves, Etienne Zack, Rebecca Brewer, Monique Mouton, Nicholas Byrne, et al.

Alone in the Wilderness, with Scott Billings, Raymond Boisjoly, and Josh Hite, The VERA Project, Seattle, 2011

So Many Let Downs Before We Get Up..., curated by J.J. Kegan McFadden, Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts, Winnipeg, 2011, with Jo-Anne Balcaen, Maura Doyle, Glen Fogel, Kelly Mark, Jim Verburg, et al

SPACETIME!, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, 2010

Saturday Is The New Sunday, collaboration with Raymond Boisjoly, curated by Geoffrey Farmer and Arabella Campbell, Every Letter In The Alphabet, Vancouver, 2010

FAX, curated by Sophie Brodovitch for Joao Ribas’ FAX show (Drawing Center/ICI), Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, 2010

Snow, curated by Sophie Brodovitch, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, 2010

Group Show, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, 2010

THIS IS THE FUTURE, The Rest Is History, collaborative exhibition with Raymond Boisjoly, curated by TARL, Seattle, 2009

Exercises In Seeing, collaboration with Raymond Boisjoly, curated by the Post Brothers, Queen's Nails Projects, San Francisco, 2009, with Jesse Ash, Nina Beier, Rosie Farrell, Snowden Snowden, Isola and Norzi, Brian Clifton, et al.

11th Annual RBC Painting Competition, Musee d'art contemporain, Montreal, and The Power Plant, Toronto, 2009

Abceefhkortttuu, collaborative exhibition with Raymond Boisjoly, The Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, BC, 2009

extended periods of time. Occasional napping may be, collaborative exhibition with Abbas Akhavan, AMS Gallery, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2009

The Sooner The Better Late Than Never, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Vancouver, 2008

Showroom, collaboration with Kristina Lee Podesva and Inge Roecker, curated by Makiko Hara, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Centre A), Vancouver, 2008

Being There and Elsewhere, Organ Artist-Run Centre, Chongqing, China, 2008

Oh What A Blow That Phantom Gave Me, curated by Jacqueline Mabey, Kim Nguyen, Alison Rajah, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver, 2007

Education


MFA, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2008

BFA, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2004


Teaching and Guest Lectures


Adjunct Professor, Painting + Drawing and MFA Programs, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, 2019-2020

Instructor, Painting and MFA Programs, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, 2018-2019

Graduate Studio Practice Advisor, MFA Program, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, 2018 - 2019

Panel Discussion accompanying the exhbition Images That Speak, with Christopher Eamon, Susanne Kriemann, Aurther Ou, and Steven Waddell, The Polygon Gallery, Vancouver, 2015

Sessional Lecturer, Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2010 - 2015

Artist Talk (with Raymond Boisjoly), The Western Bridge, Seattle, 2009


Bibliography

Randy Lee Cutler et al., Knowing and Knots: Methodologies and Ecologies in Research-Creation, University of Alberta Press, Edmonton, 2019

April Thompson, "Vancouver Special and the Issue with Local Surveys", Canadian Art Magazine, February 16, 2017

Marsha Lederman, "Coastal Disturbance: The Vancouver Art Gallery has launched a provocative triennial tribute to the city's artists", The Globe and Mail, December 2, 2016

Diana Augaitis and Jesse McKee et al., Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, Black Dog Publishing, London, 2017

Rhiannon Herbert, "Capture Photography Festival Highlights, Part 1: Images That Speak", Black Flash, May, 2015

Sky Gooden, "Interview: Curator Christopher Eamon Troubles the Shifting Form (and Relevance) of Photography", Momus, April, 2015

Justin Ramsey, "Step into the Frame", Montecristo Magazine, April, 2015

Brian Lynch, "Vancouver's Capture festival features the new faces of photography", The Georgia Straight, April 1, 2015

Randy Lee Cutler, 'Chiggers', Open Wide: An Abecedarium for the Great Digestive System, Theory Island Press, Vancouver, 2014

"Issue 2: Invisiblity", Psychiana Magazine, New York, 2013

JJ Kegan McFadden, 'Ryan Peter', Haven't We Been Here Before?, PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts, Winnipeg, 2012

Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, "Ryan Peter: A Bunch of Radishes", Galleries West, Fall/Winter, 2012

Jessica Powers, "Some Humans and Nature", Art Slant, August 7, 2011

Allison Collins, "Wine, Straightforward Meaninglessness, and Other Indecipherable Gestures", Art Slant, March 7, 2011

PaperWait Volume 12, aceartinc., Winnipeg, 2010

Marsha Lederman, "Review, SPACETIME!", The Globe and Mail, July 5, 2010

Malcolm Parry, "Painted Ladies For A Celebrity Crowd", Vancouver Sun, February 13, 2010

Chris Fitzpatrick, "I'll Find It If You Stop Talking", Art Slant, December 29, 2009

Jen Graves, "TARL Is The Future", The Stranger, December 22, 2009

Leah Sandals. "Brush to Judgment", The National Post, October 26, 2009

RBC Painting Competition, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto, 2009

Jacqueline Mabey, 'Touch Me I’m Sick', The Sooner The Better Late Than Never, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, 2008


Awards


Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada Council for the Arts, 2017

Project Assistance for the Visual Arts Grant, BC Arts Council, 2017

Project Assistance for the Visual Arts Grant, BC Arts Council, 2015

Semi-finalist, 11th Annual RBC Painting Competition, 2009

BC Binning Graduate Fellowship, UBC, 2008