b: Rutland, VT, USA, 1978
Lives & works in New York City
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, 2001
Parameters, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX
Kept, Outrageous Look, Brooklyn, NY
CONstruct/conSTRUCT: The Organizing Principle, Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA
The Left Over Method, La Couleuvre, Saint-Ouen, France
Side Affect, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX
Wrap Around One, ARENA @ Suite 806, curated by Renee Riccardo, New York, NY
rMFA Inaugural Biennial 2013, Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, Rochester, NH
Traces of Omnipresence, 306 at 156 Project Artspace, curated by Leslie Kerby, New York, NY
GroupShow: Artworks You Can Smuggle in Your Suitcase, Millenaris Cultural Center, Budapest, Hungary
Bound to Printed Matter, Howland Public Library, Beacon, NY
This Is How My Brain Works, Radiator Arts, curated by Michael Lee, Long Island City, NY
Slide Slam, Real Art Ways Hartford, CT
Collage, Recession Arts, New York, NY
Mix and Match, Exhibition II, Hampden Gallery, UMass-Amherst, MA
One - Robert Strati, Ryan Sarah Murphy & Robert Walden, Exhibit 23, Valley Cottage, NY
Dialogues, Taller Boricua Gallery, New York, NY
Mix and Match, Exhibition I, Atelier 030202, Bucharest, Romania
Art and Addiction, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
Reframings: i am not a good enough feminist, curated by Melanie Kress, Concrete Utopia, Brooklyn, NY
Urban/Urbane, Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Pages: Book as Medium, Catalyst, Venue, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Gimme Shelter, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
Heed the Machine, Illustrious, St. Cecilia’s Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
ReVisions: New Creations from Scrap, reMake Lounge, San Francisco, CA
Censored, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA
Marking Places, Retracing Spaces, Multimedia Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
The Grid, Milepost 5 Gallery, curated by TJ Norris, Portland, OR
Sculpture Show, Marlboro Gallery, Largo, MD
Art + Action = Obama ’08, Showroom NYC, New York, NY
Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, Holter Museum of Art, curated by Katie Knight, Helena, MT
Bits & Pieces: The Collage Impulse, Lehman College Art Gallery, curated by Susan Hoeltzel, Bronx, NY
450 Women Have Been Murdered in Ciudad Juarez, SAC Gallery, Stonybrook, NY
Arrangements, Window Installation Project, Outrageous Look Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY
Terror? Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Small Works Exhibition, Women’s Studio Center, Long Island City, NY
Works on Paper, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
Este es mi Hogar/This is my Home, WSU Exhibition Center, Richland, WA
Embodiment: Gender+Culture+Action, Genevieve Fisk Loranger Gallery, Detroit, MI
The Dead of Juarez, Historical Society of Durango, Mexico
Get It Off Your Chest, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Dead Air, UCN Gallery, Northampton, UK
Ascent, Local Project Gallery, New York, NY
Domestic Affairs, Locus Media Gallery, New York, NY
Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, Inaugural Biennial 2013, color catalogue, pgs. 52-53, 2013.
Thompson Gallery, Strange Glue- Collage at 100, Virtual Annex, color catalogue, pg. 33, 2012.
Singleton, Kate, ArtHound, January 23, 2012. www.arthound.com/2012/01/artist-crush-ryan-sarah-murphy.
Hamada, Jeff, Booooooom, January 20, 2012. www.booooooom.com/2012/01/30/cardboard-collages-by-artist-ryan-sarah-murphy.
Tzenkova, Ani, Trendland, January 13, 2012. www.trendland.com/ryan-sarah-murphy-collages.2011
Cox, Jocelyn Jane, The Home Tome, October 19, 2011. www.thehometome.com/tag/ryan-sarah-murphy
Notpaper, Artist Interview, Sept. 15, 2011. www.notpaper.net/2011/09/ryan-sarah-murphy.html
Olson, Norma Smith. Urban/Urbane, Words and Pictures, Minnesota Women’s Press, Sept. 2011.2008
Holter Museum of Art, Speaking Volumes, Transforming Hate – color exhibition catalogue, 2008.
Green, Elliott. Review – Solo Exhibition, ARTnews, April 2008, pg. 144.2007
Wagner, James, Archives, Apr. 7, 2007. www.jameswagner.com/2007/04/ryan_sarah_murp_1.html
Genocchio, Benjamin. Collages Go to College, and Behave Accordingly, The New York Times, Dec.2007.
Schweimler, Krystal. Art in Death: Ciudad Juarez Murders at SAC Gallery, The Stonybrook Statesman, Oct. 2007.
ALS #22 (Artist Lecture Series) with Ryan Sarah Murphy & Peter Soriano, February 3, 2013.
The Drawing Center Viewing Program