Born 1965 in Norfolk, VA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

EDUCATION

 

1994 M.F.A., California State University at Fullerton, CA

1989-90,  San Francisco Art Institute, CA

1987 B.F.A., Dartmouth College, NH

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018 Antarctica, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Wind(shield), Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Rare Bloom, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Santa Monica, CA

         Fragment, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA (cat.)

2010 Exploded Moment, William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2009 Spill, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR (cat.)

2008 New Work: Video and Photographs, William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

2007 Motion Pictures, William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

2006 Fluid, William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

         G-C Arts, Las Vegas, NV

2004 Liza Ryan, William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003 Surface, William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2001 Weight of Light, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center, Amherst, MA

Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2022 The Intimacy of Distance: Explorations of The Figure/Ground, Marshall Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2020 The Creator Has A Master Plan, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2019 Yola Día Music Festival ACLU Flag Project, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Book Club: Going Native, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Recent Acquisitions in Focus: Latent Narratives, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA 

2016 Beauty and the Beast: The Animal in Photography, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA 

2013 This Side of the 405, Ben Maltz Gallery, OTIS, Los Angeles, CA

         Tapping the Third Realm, Ben Maltz Gallery, OTIS, Los Angeles, CA

2010 State of Mind: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

2006 Biennale of Sydney: Zones of Contact, Australia (cat.)

2005 Weather, William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003 Contemporary Photography from The Manfred Heiting Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2002 New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions 3: Contemporary Selections, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

         The NSM Vie Foundation and the MEP: Supporting Young Photography, Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore

         Amerika-Europa, Ein Kunslerischer Dialog, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

2001 Portretten & Stillevens: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

         Double Visions: Photographs from the Strauss Collection, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

         Inhabiting, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

2000 California Invitational, Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco, CA

         California Invitational, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

         TCM at 12: Recent Acquisitions, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

         Summer Group Exhibition, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

         Self/Developed, Eyre/Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999 Domestic Pleasures, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

         Threshold and Domestic Space, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

         Threshold and Domestic Space, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

         Body/Language, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

         Sig-alert, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

The Rosenkrantz Foundation, Berlin, Germany

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

ARTIST MONOGRAPHS

 

The Unreal Real, Steidl and The Institute of Art Research, 2018

Liza Ryan, Griffin Editions, 2005 

Liza Ryan, Cinubia Amsterdam, 2000