Evelyn Rydz

Title: Assistant Professor


Degrees: BFA, Florida State University, Cum Laude, 2001. MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in affiliation with Tufts University, 2005.

Exhibitions Foster Prize Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, 2010. Gracias por Pensar en Mi, Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colmbia, 2010. 1 x 1, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, 2010. Drawing Itself, Brattleboro Museum of Art, Brattleboro, Vermont, 2009. Interference, eo Art Lab, Chester, CT, 2008. Off the Wall, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA, 2008. Sting! 2, The Beehive, Boston, MA, 2008. Dynamics of Belonging, GASP Gallery, Brooklyn, MA, 2008. In an Instant, Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA, 2007. Petrified, Frame 201, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, 2007. Scope Miami, Roberto Clemente Park, Wyndwood District, Miami, FL, 2007. Drawing the Line, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, 2007. Magnetic Fields, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA, 2006. The 2006 DeCordova Annual, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, 2006. Affirming the Hand: The Direct Mark in Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005. Hybrid Seeds, The Artist Foundation, Boston, MA, 2003.

Awards Artist Fellowship in Drawing, Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2010. Institute of Contemporary Art's James and Audrey Foster Prize, Finalist 2010, Nominee 2008. St. Botolph Foundation Grant, 2007. The Artist Project, Visiting Artist, Community Arts Initiative, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2006.

Other Curator for series of exhibitions from 2004-2010. Participated in panels and lectures as visiting artist at DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, University of Massachusetts, The Fine Arts Work Center, and Wellesley College.