Ryan Hawk is a visual artist utilizing video, performance, and site-specific installation to explore alternative corporealities and forms of embodiment. Solo presentations of his work have been held at The Art League, Houston; The Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum in Austin, TX; and the Museum of Human Achievement in Austin, TX. His work has been included in several group exhibitions, screenings, and performance festivals in spaces such as: Jonathan Hopson Gallery in Houston TX; The Wurks in Providence, RI; Grace Exhibition Space in NYC; dfbrl8r gallery in Chicago; Perform Chinatown 2013 in L.A.; The Museum of Fine Arts in Nagoya, Japan; as well as many others. Awards for his work include the UMLAUF PRIZE; the Roy Crane Award in the Visual Arts; and a Traveling Fellowship for research-based travel to Trinidad and Tobago. He holds a MFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin and a BFA in Studio Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Ryan Hawk is currently based in Austin, TX where he teaches part-time at St. Edwards University and the University of Texas at Austin.
Curriculum Vitae (download)
-May 12: ”Partial Shade 2”, an outdoor group pop-up exhibition in Austin, TX.
-May/June: “E. Craig Wall Jr. Academic Center Video Exhibition Project” at Davidson College; Davidson, NC