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EDUCATION
MFA Hunter College, New York, NY

PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITIONS

2017
Commedia del Arte, with John Zorn, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Active Ingredients, Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, MA
Osinato, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Awareness Raising and Befriending Schemes, Frieze Projects, New York, NY
Divided States of America, The LGBT Center, New York, NY

2016
Ryan McNamara Presents: Back to School, MoMA PS1, Queens
Several Interventions Over the Course of Two Hours, The Power Plant, Toronto
Battleground, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

2015
Dimensions, with Dev Hynes, Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL
The Poseurs, A Dance, with K8 Hardy, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Gently Used, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

2014
ME3M 4 Miami, Miami Grand Theater, Miami Beach
Misty Milarky Ying Yang, The High Line, New York, NY
Score, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
Rockaway!, Rockaway Beach Club, MoMA PS1, The Rockaways, NY
Movement, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas, TX

2013
ME3M, Performa13, New York, NY
The Cat Show, White Columns, New York, NY
To Be Real – Performance and Perfomativity, Kunstmuseum Bon, Bon, Germany
Survey, Showroom Mama, Rotterdam
Ryan McNamara’s Candid, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Pose, MOVE!, SESC, Sao Paulo, Brazil
And Introducing Ryan McNamara, Collectorspace, Istanbul, Turkey

2012
Still, Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY
LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
This Charming Man, Bulletin Board, 208 Bowery, New York, NY

2011
II, Watermill Performance Center, Water Mill, NY
On Shuffle, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Card Ending in 5589, Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL
Meditation, Repetition, Trance, Mendes Wood, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Collaboration with Michele Abeles, Public Art Fund, New York, NY
Jack Smith: Thank You For Explaining Me, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Dengue Dance Contest, Club Gong, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2010
Liste Performance Project, Liste Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
And Introducing Ryan McNamara, Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY
This Is My Condition, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal
The Whitney Houston Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,  NY
Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York NY
Forever, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Hallways, 100 Years of Performance, The Garage, Moscow, Russia
Production, Louis Vuitton, New York, NY
Phase 3: Robert Filliou, The Artist's Institute, New York, NY

2009
The Sacred Band of Thebes aka In Memory of Robert Isabell aka Any Fag Could Do That, Performa09, X Initiative, New York, NY
Ryan McNamara Presents: Klaus von Nichtssagend, The Musical, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Stars!, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY
2nd Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece
Ryan McNamara Presents: Bernie, the Magic Lady, Art Production Fund Lab, New York, NY
 

VISITING ARTIST
University of Southern California, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Hunter College, CalArts, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella Buenos Aires, Syracuse University, St Rose College

AWARDS AND GRANTS
Foundation for Contemporary Art Grant, ArtMatters Grant, Performa Malcolm McClaren Award

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York