Adam Ryder is an artist working in lens-based mediums in Brooklyn, NY.  He is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts MFA program in Photography, Video and Related Media in New York City. He has previously created work in collaboration with Brian Rosa.  Ryder also writes about contemporary photographic practice and has contributed to Photograph, American Photo and Popular Photography magazines.  Send him an email at: adamryder1[at]gmail.com

Collections (Photobook)

Museum of Jurassic Technology
New York City Public Library Photography Collection
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography Library

Indie Photobook Library 

Group and Two-Person Exhibitions

The Wall, Kit and Ace, New York, NY
Single Channel, NutureArt, Brooklyn, NY. Co-curator with Rational Formal
Renovatio Imperii, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC
R/F/A/V, NutureArt, Brooklyn, NY
Rational Formal, NutureArt, Brooklyn, NY
Interweb, Grand Art Haus, New York, NY

new.now, Hamiltionian Gallery, Washington DC
Art After Clark, Schiltkamp Gallery, Worcester, MA
10x10 American Photobooks, Tokyo Institute of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
10x10 American Photobooks Preview, Ten10 Studios, New York, NY
Selections From The Joint Photographic Survey, A Slender Gamut, New York, NY
Camera Club Auction, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
Beyond the Barrier, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
Camera Club Auction, 25CPW, New York, NY
Unlived Histories, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Alchemy, Harvester Gallery, Hudson, NY
Photoville, New York, NY
Uprise Summer Salon, Projective Space, New York, NY
4×4, Rufus Rukus Gallery, New York, NY

The Edge of Light, The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, UT
Anomaly, Rufus Rukus Gallery, New York, NY

Mana Fest and Conveyor Open Studio, Mana Contemporary, New York, N
Fountain Art Fair, 69th Regiment Armory, New York, NY
One if By Wanderlust, 25CPW, New York, NY
Photobook 2011, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY
Lift Off, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutger’s University, Newark, NJ
Social Media, Pace Gallery, New York, NY. Co-curator in partnership with SVA Photography, Video and Related Media Department.
Uprise Art, OpenSpace, New York, NY
Slade Research Center, Slade School of Fine Art, CitiesMethodologies, London, UK
SVA Westside Gallery, Thesis Exhibition, New York, NY

Bluecoat Gallery, Look 11, Liverpool International Photography Festival, Liverpool, UK
InMotion Juried Auction, New York, NY
SVA Gallery, More and Less, New York, NY
Gallery 727, Photocartographies, Los Angeles, CA
Stairwell Gallery, On The Grid, Providence, RI
Building 16, Not Psychedelic, Providence, RI

Cube2 Gallery, Provflux 2, Providence, RI
Antithesis, Worcester, MA
Clark University Gallery, Thesis ’04, Worcester, MA


The Center For Land Use Interpretation – 2010 (jointly with Brian Rosa)

Selected Press

Photo-Eye - Book of the Week

Thing of Wonder
Self Publish Be Happy
Yet Magazine
Conveyor Journal

The Washington Post
In The In-Between
Places Journal
Paper Journal
F*cked Up - Humble Arts Group Show
Futurisms - Humble Arts Group Show
Baxter St./CCNY


Uprise Art

Awards, Grants and Fellowships
PDN Photo Annual Photobook Award
Hamiltonian Artist Fellowship 
Individual Artist Grant, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts 

School of Visual Arts, Photography, Video and Related Media MFA – 2011, NYC
Clark University Studio Arts BA – 2004, Worcester, MA