Born 1978, Los Angeles, California
Lives in Los Angeles, CA

MFA, Sculpture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
BFA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Food Group: Genesis, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
Ry Rocklen in Residence: Pixievision, Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation, Ojai, CA
Food Group, Team Gallery, New York, NY
Ry Rocklen: L.A. Relics, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
My Metropolitan, Feuer/Mesler, New York, NY
Trophy Modern: Legacy Collection, VAROLA at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Ry Rocklen: Trophy Modern, National Work Table, Clocktower, New York, NY
Condominium pancake, Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium (with Derek Boshier)
Local Color, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
A Living, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Trophy Modern, Absolut Bureau, Miami Beach, FL
Believe You Me, UNTITLED, New York, NY
ZZZ's, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin, TX
Art Kabinette, BERNIER/ELIADES, Art Basel Miami, FL
House of Return, Parker Jones, Los Angeles, CA
Good Heavens, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, NY
Good Grief, BERNIER/ELIADES, Athens, Greece
Time After Time, Baronian Francey, Brussels, Belgium
Half Craft, Medium, St. Barthélemy, French West Indies
Just Us, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
Land of Super Neutral, B.U.G. Gallery, Bangkok University, Thailand
Soft Ice, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Lost & Found, Dangerous Curve, Los Angeles, CA
Grounded 4 Life, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

This is a Pipe: Resalism and the Found Object in Contemporary Art, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
An Homage to Hollis Benton, Over the Influence, Los Angeles, CA
L'Institut d'esthétique Dans le cadre de La Manutention, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Dress Me Up, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Oliver Twist, Chapter 2, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Ancient Art Objects, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA
Summer Show, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, Sweden
Concrete Island, Venus Over Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
I Love L.A., Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Cross Currents, COMA Gallery, Rushcutters Bay, New South Wales
L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Wasteland, Los Angeles Nomadic Division, Paris, France
Thirty Shades of White, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Prototypology - An Index of Process and Mutation, Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy
please enter, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Burned By The Sun, Mallorca Landings, Palma De Mallorca, Spain
Murmurs: Recent Contemporary Acquisitions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Jew York, Zach Feuer and UNTITLED, New York, NY
Stand-in, Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium
Merci Mercy, Feedback Ltd., Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, New York, NY
YOUR HISTORY IS OUR HISTORY, curated by Rene-Julien Praz, Praz-Delavallad, Paris, France
For the Martian Chronicles, curated by Yael Lipschutz, L+M Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Coquilles Mecaniques, Crac Alsace, Altkirch, France
Baker's Dozen, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Made in L.A. 2012, organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
Maybe it's the light that has to change and not much else, curated Janine Armin and Susie Halajian, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Venice Beach Biennial, Venice Beach, CA
Changing States of Matter, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Torrance Biennial, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Nothing Beside Remains, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Marfa, TX
Home Alone, Sender Collection, Miami, FL
Jersey Bounce, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Knock, Knock! From the Collection of Paul and Sara Monroe, The Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
Home Show, Revisited, Santa Barbara, CA
No Swan So Fine, curated by Joanna Fiduccia, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Rental Gallery, New York, NY
Country Music, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Baker's Dozen, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Rive Gauche/ Rive Droite, Marc Jancou, Paris, France
Second Nature: The Valentine-Adelson Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Athens Bienniale 2009 HEAVEN, Athens, Greece
Nothing is Permanent, Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium
Profession: galeriste, European Centre for Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
That Was Then...This Was Now, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
LA Bodies: Figuration in Sculpture, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sculptors Drawings: Ideas, Sketches, Proposals, and More, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Warhol &. . ., Kanter/Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oliver Twist, Rental Gallery, New York, NY
Red Eye, The Rubell Collection, Miami, FL
LA Trash & Treasure, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Fall, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
From LA, Barronian Francey, Brussels, Belgium
In Between Bandwidths: Bart Exposito & Ry Rocklen, with wording by Michael Ned Holte, Black Dragon Society, NADA Art Fair, Miami, FL
LA Juried Show, LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Drive-By & reLAX, Upspace, Los Angeles, CA
Christmas in July, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
3D 7DEEP, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
Golden, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
Cluster Fuck, The Latch, Los Angeles, CA
Something Else, The Latch, Los Angeles, CA
Win, Lose or Draw/Smoking Pencils, Rolling Papers, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
I'm from Orange County and I Drink Johnny Walker Red, curated by Hubert Schmalix, Galerie Julius Hummel, Vienna, Austria
The Daily Circus, The Latch, Los Angeles, CA
Low Overhead, Todd Hughes Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
A Well Rounded Appetite, The Latch, Los Angeles, CA
Face-Off, curated by Hannah Greely, The Smell, Los Angeles, CA
Big Trouble in Little China, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
The Backyard Show, The Hatch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Battle for the Greatest Drawing in the World Title, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
Something of That Nature, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
Chocolate Thunder, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

Montalvo Art Center Irvine Fellow, Saratoga, CA
Medium, St. Barthélemy, French West Indies
Bangkok University School of Fine & Applied Arts, Thailand

Trance Plants, The Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Spoils, Sarah Coleman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Kron, Cat. "Ry Rocklen at Honor Fraser." carla, May
Knight, Christopher. "Review: Ry Rocklen sets the table with his surreal, supersize sculpture." Los Angeles Times, April 23
Vankin, Deborah. "'My Kid Could Do That': See the childhood art of Ruscha, Opie, Aitken and others on view in L.A." Los Angeles Times, April 6
Riefe, Jordan. "My Kid Could Do That: Famous Artists Put Their Childhood Drawings on View in LA." Observer, April 2
Dalton, Trinie. "This Is Not a Test." Artforum, November 20
"Food Group by Ry Rocklen at Team Gallery, New York." Blouin Artinfo, October 20
"Grab a map and explore these high desert art installations this weekend." The Desert Sun, October 21
Pini, Gary. "10 Must-See Art Show Opening This Week." Paper Magazine, October 5
Brantley, Rebecca. "Review: Ancient Art Objects is an acute examination of the contemporary." ArtsATL, September 11
Rexer, Raisa. "Revisiting the Arcades." art ltd., March/April
Griffin, Jonathan. "Ry Rocklen." Frieze, January/February
Colacello, Bob. "The Lure of LACMA." Vanity Fair, December
Sabbaghzadeh, Darius. "Ry Rocklen." Flash Art, November/December
"Enjoy the View." C Magazine, October
Berardini, Andrew. "Ry Rocklen's L.A. Relics." BOMB, October 5
Mizota, Sharon. "Ry Rocklen's Sly Sculptures: There's more than what you might see at first." Los Angeles Times, September 16
Slenske, Michael. "Ry Rocklen's 'LA Relics' at Honor Fraser Gallery." Wallpaper, September 14
Boucher, Brian. "Ry Rocklen's Charming Audio Tour Guides Visitors Through His LES Show." Artnet, January 18
O'Brien, Melinda. "The Talent." Southbay, February-March
"Ry Rocklen: Treasure Hunter.", September 4
Goldstein, Andrew M. "Want to Stay Cool? Then See These 50 Works from Paris Internationale." Artspace, October 24
Painter, Alysia Gray. "Trophy Furniture: Ry Rocklen Exhibit." NBC Los Angeles, December
Castro, Jan Garden. "In the Studio with Ry Rocklen." International Sculpture Center, August
Martens, Anne. "Ry Rocklen's Quotidian Bling." Artillery, November
Fiduccia, Joanna. "Critics' Picks: Ry Rocklen." Artforum, June 4
Tschorn, Adam. "LAXArt gala serves up typing, tattoos and smashing taboos." Los Angeles Times, September 29
Boucher, Brian. "Ry Rocklen's Absolut Sportif." Interview Magazine, December 4
"Ry Rocklen's Winning Installation in Miami Beach." Artsy, November 29
Myers, Holly. "Made In LA: Ry Rocklen." art ltd., August
"Hammer announces $100,000 prize for new biennial; 60 artists chosen." Los Angeles Times, March
Honingman, Ana Finel. "Interview with Ry Rocklen." Artslant
Goldstein, Andrew and Douglas, Sarah. "Bargains Were the New Bling at the Armory..." Artinfo, March
Donelan, Charles. "CAF's Home Show, Revisited: Ten Los Angeles Artists Take On Santa Barbara's Homes." Santa Barbara Independent, June 2
"Scary Clowns and Wet Feet at Ry Rocklen's Opening at Untitled." The New York Observer, September 8
Birnbaum, Brent. "Featured Artist: Ry Rocklen." Artcards Review, October 11
"Scary Clowns and Wet Feet at Ry Rocklen's Opening at Untitled." New York Observer, September
"This weekend: LAND takes over Marfa." Ballroom Marfa, December
Anania, Katie. "Ry Rocklen, Visual Arts center, The University of Texas." Art Lies, Issue 66
Geha, Katie. "500 Words: Ry Rocklen." Artforum, November 26
Carlin, T.J. "Reviews: Ry Rocklen – Good Heavens." Art Review, May
Sholis, Brian. "Reviews: Ry Rocklen at Marc Jancou." Artforum, Summer
Wharton, Annie. "Ry Rocklen." Flash Art, November-December
Shaw, Michael. "Ry Rocklen at Parker Jones Gallery." Artscene
Goldberg, RosaLee. "Performance Anxiety: Political currents at the Whitney Biennial." Modern Painters, May
Anuradha, Vikram. "Los Angeles Artists Sweep the Whitney Biennial." Artillery, May
Dorment, Richard. "Whitney Biennial: sunk by its big ideas" Telegraph, April
Cotter, Holland. "Art's Economic Indicator." The New York Times, March 7
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. "Ry Rocklen – Studio Visit." FlashArt Online, March 11
Huldisch, Henriette. "Lessness: Samuel Beckett in Echo Park, or an Art of Smaller, Slower, and Less."
Hargreaves, Kathryn. "Ry Rocklen and Nick Lowe." Artillery, Summer
"Ry Rocklen at Medium Gallery." St Barth Weekly, num. 116
Sherwin, Skye. "Future Greats: Twenty-Five Artists to Look Out For in 2007." Artreview, March
Spiegler, Marc. "American Renaissance." The Art Newspaper, July 27
Pines, Ethan. "Art Tsunami." The Men's Book, Spring
Hargreaves, Kathryn. "Real Live Art: Possessed & Transcendeant." The Arts District Citizen, February
Holte, Michael Ned. Exhibition poster with text: In Between Bandwidths, Black Dragon Society at The NADA Art Fair
Studer, Margaret. "Shopping Spree: Buying is Strong in Basel." The Wall Street Journal Europe, June 24 – 26

Wasteland: New Art from Los Angeles. Paris: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. Ry Rocklen: Cast, Plated and Tiled. Los Angeles: Wood Kusaka Studios
Ellegood, Anne, Lauri Firstenberg, Malik Gaines, Cesar Garcia, and Ali Subotnick. Made in L.A. 2012. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, University of California; New York: DelMonico Books, Prestel
Dalton, Trinnie. Whitney Biennial 2008. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art
In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream. Geneva: Blondeau Fine Art Services; Zurich: JPR Ringier
Holte, Michael Ned. Red Eye. Miami: The Rubell Collection

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
MoCA Library, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Thomas J. Watson Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY