Evelyn Rydz

Title: Associate Professor


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

Solo Exhibitions Evelyn Rydz: Forever Yours, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2014, 1000 Years, Ellen Miller Gallery, Boston, MA, 2012,  Islands, Louis Vuitton, Copley Place, Boston, MA, 2011, Interference, eo Art Lab, Chester, CT, 2008,  In an Instant, Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA, 2007, Petrified, Frame 301 Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, 2007, Magnetic Fields, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA, 2006, Hybrid Seeds, The Artist Foundation, Boston, MA, 2003.

Selected Group Exhibitions  GYRE, USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, David J. Spencer CDC Museum, Atlanta, GA, 2015, GYRE, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK (Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition), 2014, Still Life Lives, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, 2013, To Extremes: Public Art in a Changing World, MIT, Cambridge, MA, Pulse Art Fair, Ellen Miller Gallery, Miami, FL , <I-90>, Prole Drift Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2012, Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant Recipients, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA, Summer Group Show 11, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY, 2011, Foster Prize Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, The Pencil of Nature, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY, Gracias por Pensar en Mi, Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia, On the Mark, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA, 2010,  Drawing Itself, Brattleboro Museum of Art, Brattleboro, VT, 2009,  La Otra: Contemporary Art Fair, Bogotá, Colombia, Dynamics of Belonging, GASP Gallery, Brookline, MA, 2008, Berliner Liste 07, Berlin, Germany, Aqua Art, Aqua Hotel, Miami Beach, FL Drawing the Line, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, 2007, The DeCordova Annual, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, Blue Print Voyage, Community Arts Initiative, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2006,  Affirming the Hand: The Direct Mark in Contemporary Drawing, MFA, Boston, MA, Mapping Lineage, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA (thesis exhibition), 2005,  The 18th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, 2004, Drawing not Drawing, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Overlap, Lillian Immig Gallery, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA, 2003.

Awards Bruce Dayton Faculty Fellowship, MassArt Foundation, Inc, Traveling Fellowship Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, To Extremes: Public Art in a Changing World, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Finalist, 2012, Institute of Contemporary Art's James and Audrey Foster Prize, Finalist, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Artist Grant in Drawing, 2010, Institute of Contemporary Art's James and Audrey Foster Prize, Nominee, 2008, St. Botolph Foundation Grant, The Artist Project Visiting Artist, Community Arts Initiative, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2006, Drawing Prize, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Deborah Dluhy SMFA Travel Grant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2005, Rollin Award and Exhibition, Tallahassee, Fl, 2000, Art-to-Work Grant, Bass Museum of Art, Awarded by the Peacock Foundation, Miami, FL, 1999.