Category: solo

  • 2019 a mere appendage

    2019 a mere appendage

    “a mere appendage” solo exhibition by Ryder Richards Studio Kura [link]Fukuoka, JapanJune 22-23, 2019 Drawing tools purchased locally from large companies, Richards’ drawings consider the universal trend of DIY. In Japan the common is uncommon, though familiar in form and function. By making meticulous drawings the mundane local tools are elevated -fetishized- and granted a […]

  • 2018 Empowerment

    2018 Empowerment

    Empowerment Ryder Richards CASP Studios [link]Lubbock, TexasDec 7 – 22, 2018curated by J. Eric Simpson As a previous Lubbock-ite, Ryder decided it would be fitting to generate “free power” at a high cost and net loss by building a DIY wind turbine. Made from a motorized bike wheel, lots of YouTube videos, and an excess […]

  • 2018 Cyclone Baffle II

    2018 Cyclone Baffle II

    Cylcone Baffle solo exhibition by Ryder Richards University of Oklahoma, Spotlight Gallery [link]Norman, OKOctober 29-Nov 22, 2018 Withdrawing into the middle-class, lonely man hobby of shop DIY mentality—instead of doing anything meaningful—Richards has grown increasingly infatuated with the effluent tide of YouTube videos on “how to hack your Shop-Vac.” Naturally, this withdrawal is both sincere […]

  • 2018 Marginal Revolution

    2018 Marginal Revolution

    Marginal Revolution solo exhibition by Ryder Richards Crate: Project [link]Asheville, NCOct 23- Nov 27, 2018 Ryder’s latest works are a series of drawings of tools wrapped in trash bags. Continuing his discussion of invisible labor, class, and politics the works consider the tendency to marginalize and disenfranchise. Richards often utilizes tools and acts of labor […]

  • 2018 Cyclone Baffle

    2018 Cyclone Baffle

    Cyclone Baffle Ryder Richards Backdoor BiennialDirty Dark Place, Kyle, Texas [link] May 6-27, 2018Reception: 12-4 PM, May 6th Withdrawing into the middle-class, lonely man hobby of shop DIY mentality—instead of doing anything meaningful—Richards has grown increasingly infatuated with the effluent tide of YouTube videos on “how to hack your Shop-Vac.” Naturally, this withdrawal is both […]

  • 2017 How to make Enemies Friends

    2017 How to make Enemies Friends

    How to make Enemies Friends Ryder Richards Basketshop, Cincinatti [link] July 8- August 12, 2017Opening: Saturday, July 8th from 6-9 PM Richards continues to makes ridiculous assertions about the power of Home Depot orange as a consumer grade socio-political signal of coopted authority. Made manifest as a series of drawings in this exhibition Richards continues […]