Series: Work/Play || DIY Trying || Authority || American Paintings/Drawings || Eyewash
Solo Exhibitions: a thing of this world, Laredo || Invisible Hand, Dallas || Lookout, Chattanooga
Group Exhibitions: Objectives, ArtPace, San Antonio ||  Drawing Quote Unquote, Richardson || ArtSmarter Prize, Dallas || Document V, St. Louis || Open House, PRP, Dallas || Impossible States, Dallas|| Paradise vs. Utopia, Dallas || The Gun Show, Lubbock || London Art Fair, Decorazon || Wow, now That’s What I Call Stand-Up Vol.1, Nasher, Dallas
Additional: Artist Residency Chattanooga, Chattanooga || Mini-Residency, Brooklyn || Hambidge Art Auction, Atlanta || Donations



Striping as authoritarian symbology, modern design and confused/appropriated authorship and power.  

American Paintings

American libertarian terms reveal partially redacted text from Baudrillard’s “Simulacra and Simulation,” partially protected by rhinoliner mimicking truck decal patterns and support blocks.
Made with rhinoliner on top of buffed resin covering acrylic painting on panel, with various striped supports/blocks.

American Drawings



A series of works inspired by the CIA.

Solo Exhibitions

atotw - shield: charged and burn
atotw – shield: charged and burn

[solo] a thing of this world

Laredo College, Laredo, Texas
January 21- February 25, 2016


[solo] Invisible Hand

Beefhaus, Dallas [link]
September 24- October 7, 2016

Eyewash: Acid Bath_ 12x16x12_hardrive, hydrocholoric acid, 3d-printed components, hardware
Eyewash: Acid Bath_ 12x16x12_hardrive, hydrocholoric acid, 3d-printed components, hardware

[solo] Lookout

Swine, Chattanooga, Tennessee [link]
November 4th, 2016

Group Exhibitions

Work/Play: Stack
Work/Play: Stack


Artists selected by Denise Markonish [Mass MOCA]
Exhibition curated by Taylor Bates [Artpace]
Hudson Show Room
ArtPace, San Antonio, TX [link]
September 22- December 30, 2016

PRESS: San Antonio Current [link]
PRESS: Arts & Culture Magazine [link]
PRESS: The Paisano [link]

Shield: Predation 1_ Acrylic, resin, image transfer, shaped panel _36”x56”x3”

Drawing Quote Unquote

Edith O’Donnell Gallery, University of Texas, Dallas
January 15- February 2, 2016Participating Artists: Shelby Cunningham, Ben Bascombe, K. Yoland, Rebecca Carter, Ryder Richards, David Willburn, Nicholas C. Mathis, Fred Villanueva, Vincent Falsetta, John Hernandez, Erik Schuessler, Vance Wingate, Kristen Cochran, Marcelyn McNeil , Jeff Gibbons, Sandra Lara, Heyd Fontenot, Michael A. Morris,  Sara Cardona, John A. Hernandez, Mary Ellen Lacy, Doug Land, Peter Ligon, Bruce Lee Webb, Olive Gee Hellstrom, Joachim West, Shawn Mayer, William Binnie, Zoetina Veal, Teresa Gomez-Martorell  

Drawing Quote Unquote blog


ArtSmarter Prize 

curated by Frank Artsmarter
Cris Worley Gallery, Dallas, Texas
June 3rd, 2016

[preview video]

Document V _ photo by The Luminary
Document V _ photo by The Luminary

Document V

The Luminary
St. Louis, Missouri
Curated by James McAnally and Sarrita Hun of Temporary Art Review
March 25 – May 20, 2016

Opening on Friday, March 25th, Document V serves as an official record of Temporary Art Review as a public form, summarizing the first five years of collective research by a disparate group of artists, curators, observers, activists and critics.

Participating artists and projects include: ACRE TV; Colin Alexander; Anxious to Make (Liat Berdugo and Emily Martinez); BFAMFAPhd (Caroline Woolard); Mike Calway-Fagen; Steven Cottingham; Paul Druecke; Nihaal Faizal; Good Weather (Haynes Riley presenting Matthew Kerkhof); Sam Gould / Red76; Gelare Khosgozaran; Jonathan Hanahan; Museum of Capitalism; Ryder Richards; Signal Fire; Christine Wong Yap and others.
Additionally, a commemorative book and exhibition catalog will follow later in the year.


Open House

PRP, Dallas
October 15, 2016

Pierre Krause, Michael Mazurek, Peter Bo Rappmund, Ryder Richards, and Michael Wynne

Pyramid_Ryder Richards-textb-web

Impossible States

El Centro College & Ro2 Art, Dallas
September 6-30, 2016

Participating Artists:
Dwayne Carter, Danielle Georgiou, Randy Guthmiller, Rachel Muldez,
Ryder Richards, Marilyn Waligore, Carlo Zinzi

DIYTrying 2 (gasmask)
DIYTrying 2 (gasmask)

Paradise vs. Utopia: Disputed Ideals

Ro2 Art
, Dallas
Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Shield: Utility_ graphite on paper, 22x30
Shield: Utility_ graphite on paper, 22×30

Gun Show! art in the era of campus carry

Landmark Arts Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas [link]
October 15- December 18th, 2016

Chekhov's Hammer (floor)_ book, resin, copper tape, plastic, wood, gold leaf
Chekhov’s Hammer (floor)_ book, resin, copper tape, plastic, wood, gold leaf

London Art Fair

Decorazon Gallery
January 2016


Wow, now That’s What I Call Stand-Up Vol.1

An evening of comedic performance programmed by Lee Escobedo
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas [link]
September 19th, 8-10 PM



ARC (Artist Residency Chattanooga)

Chattanooga, Tennessee [link]
October 9- November 9, 2016 (proposed dates)

American Drawing: Public Address_ 22"x15" graphite, pigment, acrylic on paper
American Drawing: Public Address_ 22″x15″ graphite, pigment, acrylic on paper


Public Address, Brooklyn
August 9- August 16, 2016


Authority IV _ gunpowder, pigment, acrylic on panel_28"x21"
Authority IV _ gunpowder, pigment, acrylic on panel_28″x21″

Hambidge Art Auction [link]
selected by Adrienne Outlaw (of Seedspace, Nashville)
Atlanta, Georgia
April 23, 2016



Altered WORK! 
Spay Neuter Network
Kettle Art, DallasParticipating artists: Kate Horne, Kristen Cochran, John Frost, Ryder Richards, Zach Grant, Ashleigh Luke, Pati Dye, Val Curry, Josephine Durkin  


Annual 5×7
Medici Circle, Texas Tech School of Art
Lubbock, Texas

15th Anniversary Exhibition
Soo Visual Arts Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota