Ryan McGinness (b. 1972 in Virginia Beach, VA) received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University in 1994. While completing his degree, McGinness served as a curatorial assistant at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA.
McGinness’ work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Aisho Nanzuka, Hong Kong; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Deitch Projects, New York, NY; Espai Cultural Caja Madrid, Barcelona, Spain; Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; MoMA PSI, New York, NY; Pace Prints, New York, NY; Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA; and Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, among others.
His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England; Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne, Lille, France; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX; MoMA PS1, New York, NY; Museum of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway; National Arts Club, New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; and the Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC.
McGinness’ work may be found in the collections of the AkzoNobel Art Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Amorepacific Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; New York Public Library, New York, NY; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, and elsewhere.
The artist lives and works in New York, NY.