Within my abstract​ paintings, I​ create a sense of control using the grid format to apply the mixture of what I call “tiles” which creates a geometrical balance.​ ​I am often​ ​incorporating physical objects and colors that help enhance my paintings while also tying directly to the subject.

– Ryan Cosbert

Ryan Cosbert lives and works in New York, NY, US. 

 

EDUCATION

2021

BFA School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, US

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023

Woven Memories, Luce Gallery, Turin, IT

2022

The Past Is The Future And The Future Is Now, UTA Artist Space, Atlanta, GA, US

Traveling Mercies, Luce Gallery, Turin, IT

2021

I Am What I Am, Undercurrent, Brooklyn, NY, USA 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2023

Syncopated Tales, Bode, Berlin, DE

Only Time Will Tell, Galerie Julien Cadet, Paris, FR

2022

Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL, US 

ABABAB, Andrea Festa Fine Art, Rome, IT

27 (Young Americans), PM/AM, London, UK

The Shape Of Things, Swivel Gallery, Saugerties, NY, US

Summer of Possibilities, curated by Alteronce Gumby, Bode Projects, Berlin, DE

Salon RBH, Bode Projects, Berlin, DE

Black, The KNOW Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, US

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, UK

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York, NY, US

Roma Arte in Nuvola, Rome, IT

ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai, CN

2021

Hereditary, Swivel Gallery, Saugerties, NY, US

NADA Miami, Miami, FL, US

I Saw It Hang Down There, Bode Projects, Berlin, DE

I Am What I Am, Undercurrent, Brooklyn, NY, US

Æffect, Mehari Sequar Gallery, Washington, DC, US
CARPE DIEM, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles, CA, US
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, UK
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York, NY, US
Melrose, Harper’s Books, Los Angeles, CA, US
An Ode To, Band Of Vices coLAB, Los Angeles, CA, US
The Privilege Of Getting Together Vol. 3, Swivel Gallery, New York, NY, US
36 Paintings, Harper’s Books, New York, NY, US

2020 

Tissue Memory, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, US

Across the Surface / On the Edge, School of Visual Arts (online)

Through our Eyes, DC Commissionon the Arts & Humanities (online)

Serving the People BFA Show 2020, Serving the People (online)

Here We Are, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, US

2019

Rough & Tumble Recordings Studio Collective Exhibition, New York, NY, US

RnArt Art Show, Richmond, VA, US

2018 

BSU 2018 Black History Month Art Exhibition, New York, NY, US

2015 

Art is for Lovers, Milwaukee, WI, US

 

HONORS & AWARDS

2021 

Barnes Foundation Scholarship Grantee

2017

Chairman’s Merit Awards