-Batten Down the Hatches opens February 5, 6-9pm at the Chicago Artists Coalition. With work by Rachel E. Foster, Maya Mackrandilal, Ryan Thompson, Stephanie Graham, Casey Smallwood, and Danny Volk.
-Golden Spike: Rock Shop of the Anthropocene opens June 6 @4pm at Comfort Station in Chicago. Organized by Stella Brown, with work by Conrad Bakker, Harry Kuttner, Lee Hunter and Ryan Thompson. Event link.
-Reference Rot, curated by Jaxon Pallas, includes work by Rachel Foster, Maya Mackrandilal, and Ryan Thompson. Opening May 29, 6-9pm, at the Chicago Artists Coalition.
-Village of/for Things runs February 27th-March 27th, 2015 at In the Pines in Jackson, WY. Featuring the work of Cudelice Brazelton, Valerie Green, Lee Hunter, and Ryan Thompson.
-Recent press for Bad Luck, Hot Rocks:
Nicola Twilley on the New Yorker
David L Ulin on the Los Angeles Times
Allison Meier on Hyperallergic
Jeffrey Ladd on 40by50
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-My exhibition Records are Written in Stone opens January 20, 2015 at Harper College and runs through February 19.
-I'm excited to join the Chicago Artists Coalition as a HATCH Projects resident for the 2014-2015 season.
-Some images of my work appear with a text by Karsten Lund in the latest issue of Fotograf Magazine, titled 'Seeing is Believing.'
-My exhibition PLANT ON PREMISES opens at St Michael's College (Colchester, VT) on November 13th and runs through December 12, 2014. More information can be found at the McCarthy Art Gallery website.
-I have a tear-out bookmark in the latest issue of Cabinet Magazine. 'The Size of' features a list of objects used by scientists and journalists to describe the apparent sizes of various meteors and meteorites.
-My work was included in Culturehall's 'New Artists Feature' for Spring 2014.
-An article about 'Bad Luck, Hot Rocks' appears in the Spring 2014 issue of National Parks Magazine. A web version of the article can be found here.
-The exhibition 'Catching a Glimpse' at Mila Kunstgalerie (Berlin) features 'three weeks, three artists, three screenings'. Akane Kimbara, Scott Nedrelow, and Ryan Thompson (April 1-19, 2014).
-Inside the Artist's Kitchen, Sarah Belknap and Joseph Belknap, Jovencio de la Paz, Ryan Thompson, Sarah Weber and Alexandria Eregbu representing The Franklin at MULTIPLES. Saturday, 15 March, 12-8pm & Sunday, 16 March, 2014, 12-6pm.
-A few images of my work appear in the journal Format P 'Earth Works!'. The issue marks the first translations of Robert Smithson's writing into Polish, and includes work and texts by Joachim Koester, CLUI, Jeremy Deller, Ilana Halperin, and others.
-http://badluckhotrocks.com is a new site for the ongoing book project of the same name.
-Dark Flight at Calvin College's (106) Gallery (Grand Rapids, MI) opens October 18 with a reception from 7-9pm. I'll be participating in a conversation with other alumni artists before the opening at 1:30pm at the Center Art Gallery. Event link.
-Burden of Proof at North Park University's Carlson Tower Gallery opens September 12 with a reception from 5-8pm. Facebook event link.
-I'll be an ACRE resident in August!
-Out now! I have an essay and a photo about micrometeorites in Making the Geologic Now, edited by Elizabeth Ellsworth and Jamie Kruse. Published by Punctum Books, it's available in three generous formats: free PDF, interactive e-book, and hard copy. All three are available here. Thanks to Jon Larsen whose photo also appears in the essay.
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