Ryan Thompson lives and works in Chicago, IL where he is an artist and Professor of Art & Design at Trinity Christian College. His Department of Natural History projects engage a range of tentacluar relations between humans and the non-human.

Recent projects have been featured in Cabinet Magazine, The New Yorker, LA Times, Making the Geologic Now (Punctum Books, 2013), Format P Magazine, ‘Earth Works!’ (2013), and Reframing Photography (Routledge). He has exhibited at places such as: EYEBEAM (New York), Gallery Analix Forever (Geneva), Links Hall (Chicago), Lothringer 13 Halle (Munich), Evanston Art Center (Chicago), Root Division (San Francisco), Mila Kunstgalerie (Berlin), and Lease Agreement (Baltimore, MD).

ryan [at] departmentofnaturalhistory [dot] com

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