RYAN FENCHEL

  • Refreshing Memories, The Adept Wept, 2016
    Acrylic, oil, and pencil on canvas
    62 x 95 inches

  • Vespertine, 2016
    29.5 x 26 inches
    Chalk pastel, oil pastel, and acrylic on canvas

  • Theory and Practice, 2016
    41 x 155 inches
    Acrylic and oil on canvas

  • Sidereal Procession, The Adept in Public, 2016
    41 x 155 inches
    Acrylic, oil, chalk, and pencil on canvas

  • Calcination, Evaporation, 2016 61 x 99 inches Acrylic, oil, and pencil on canvas

  • Gemini / Gemini Version, 2016
    26.5 x 26.5 x 10.5 inches
    Double sided electric light box (LED, acrylic paint, film, plexiglass, and wood)

  • 5.2.4-3, 2015
    Chalk pastel on paper mounted to panel in artists’ frame
    28 x 31 inches

  • Dodecahedron Pitched Over Rea’s Creek (Dusted Like De La), 2016
    Ink, chalk pastel on paper mounted to panel
    18 x 24 inches

  • Ernie El’s 9 on One (Dusted Like De La), 2016
    Ink, chalk pastel on paper mounted to panel
    18 x 24 inches

  • Ryan Fenchel: The Adept Wept
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    January 21 – March 11, 2017

  • Ryan Fenchel: The Adept Wept
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    January 21 – March 11, 2017

  • Ryan Fenchel: The Adept Wept
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    January 21 – March 11, 2017

Bio

Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education
2007 MFA in Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2003 BFA in Printmaking, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 Carrie Secrist Gallery, The Adept Wept, Chicago, IL
2015 Carrie Secrist Gallery, Fases and Vaces I’ve Seen, Chicago, IL
2011 Dan Devening Project, Kabinett 6, Chicago, IL
2008 Vega Estates, Master Ashler, Chicago, IL
2006 Department of Safety, Adept Artifact, Seattle WA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 the Landing, The Useful and the Decorative, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Planthouse, Exquisite Corpse, New York City, NY
2012 Control Room, Fridge, Los Angeles, CA
2012 LVL3, Holding On To Something Slippery, Chicago, IL
2011 Bodega, Soft Smoke Rises in Gay Rings Above the Roof, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Imperfect Articles, Volta Art Fair, New York City, NY
2011 Gallery Yasashii Yokan, Flowers and Vessels, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Forgotten Bar, Groups Show curated by Marc LeBlanc, Berlin, Germany
2010 Ben Russell, Rune, Chicago, IL
2009 Roots & Culture, Ghosting, Chicago, IL
2009 Ampersand International, Amplifying the Twilight, San Francisco, CA
2006 Sarajevska Zima, Hotel Europa: Utopia/Distopia, Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzgovinia

Selected Press

Gallery Exhibitions