Category: solo

  • 2017 There’s no “I” in “Win”

    2017 There’s no “I” in “Win”

    There’s no “I” in “Win” BLUEorange, Houston [link]March 18th- April 14th, 2017 The cultures that work together play together. And vote together. Ryder Ryder Richards considers the ideological stance of social signaling through truck modification, hunting, and divisive partisan language. Cautionary, ironic and reflective the work draws from his practice in precarious labor politics and […]

  • 2016 Lookout

    2016 Lookout

    Lookout Ryder Richards Swine GalleryChattanooga, TNNovember 4- 5, 2016 Reacting to his time in Chattanooga as a tourist Richards created five drawings and a series of sculptures. Noticing the excessive “observation of the observer” at local tourist sites the exhibit considers Chattanoga’s outdated role as “strategic highground” as a corollary for nationalism as a form of […]

  • 2016 Invisible Hand

    2016 Invisible Hand

    Invisible Hand solo exhibition by Ryder Richards Beefhaus, Dallas [link]September 24- October 7, 2016 In economics, the invisible hand is a metaphor used by Adam Smith (1776) to describe unintended social benefits resulting from individual actions. The gallery has character and I intend to remove it.  Ryder Invisible Hand will usher the gallery into an […]

  • 2016 a thing of this world

    2016 a thing of this world

    a thing of this world Ryder Richards [solo exhibition] Martha Fenestermaker Memorial Visual Arts Gallery, Laredo Community College Laredo, Texas January 21- February 25, 2016 a thing of this world, Ryder Richards’ installation has evolved from researching civil power conflicts, primarily focusing on the relationship between police and citizens. Influenced by power/knowledge theory, the work uses […]

  • 2015 a thing of this world

    2015 a thing of this world

    a thing of this world Public Address, Brooklyn, NY [link] August 1- 14, 2015 a thing of this world, Ryder Richards’ installation has evolved from researching civil power conflicts, primarily focusing on the relationship between police and citizens. Influenced by power/knowledge theory, the work uses the aesthetics of conflict while considering academic knowledge as a […]

  • 2015 The Idyll

    2015 The Idyll

    The Idyll Jan. 23- Feb. 28, 2015 Cecily Horton Gallery, Lawndale, Houston, Texas [link] March 5- April 2, 2015 Carillon Gallery, Tarrant College-South, Fort Worth, Texas [link] Ryder Richards’ installation, The Idyll, is a hybrid between a pulpit and science fiction control station: a modernist temple to information complete with security cameras, recessed lighting, digital projections, and […]