Ryan Perez (Oceanside, Ca. 1982) is a Filipino-Mexican-American artist who works primarily with photography and sculpture. Perez engages the image as a window through space-time and uses its reference frame to ask questions regarding the self while intersecting with societal indifference and cultural hegemony. Perez’s work has been exhibited at sites including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The UC Riverside Sweeney Art Gallery; The California Museum of Photography, UC Riverside, Ca; Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico; C24 Gallery, NY, NY; Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles; Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles; Control Room, Los Angeles, and The Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.
Perez's studio is in Riverside, Ca and he teaches at ArtCenter College of Design.
2012 – University of California Riverside
Master of Fine Art — Visual Arts
2008 – Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
Bachelor of Fine Art — Fine Art Photography
2015 – Bad Faith , Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
2014 – Altered States , C24 Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2013 – Art Los Angeles Contemporary , w/ Yautepec Gallery, Santa-Monica, Ca
2012 – Don't Say Goodnight, Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
2012 —The Arrival, LACMA Special Projects, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Ca
2012 — UC Riverside Thesis Show, Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, Ca.
2019 – In the Sunshine of Neglect, Curated by Douglas McCulloh, California
Museum of Photography, Riverside, Ca
2018 – Vision Valley, Curated by The Pit Gallery for the Brand Library,
2017 – All the Small Things, Steve Turner Contemporary;
Material Art Fair w/Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico;
Far Bazaar, Cerritos College, Cerritos, Ca.
2016 – Material Art Fair w/Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico;
Critical Distance, Art Center Center College of Design Alumni Show, Pasadena,
Ca; Dream Art Fair Miami w/Yautepec Gallery Mexico City, Mexico.
2015 – Second Wave: Aesthetics of the ʻ80s in Today's Contemporary Art, UCR
Sweeny Art Gallery, Riverside, CA, USA; Gray Grey, Vacancy, Los Angeles, CA,
2014 – INPUT/OUTPUT, FotoFocus Biennial, DAAP Galleries, Cincinnati, OH,
USA; Apollo TBD, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Art Los
Angeles Contemporary , w/Yautepec, Los Angeles, CA
2013 – Insider Sports , Control Room, Los Angeles, CA, USA; NADA Miami Beach,
w/Yautepec, Miami Beach, FL, USA; Art-O-Rama , w/Yautepec, Friche la
Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
2012 – a car a man a maraca , Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, Ca; Dualities ,
Arts Brooksfield Bank of America, Los Angeles, Ca; BOOM , Southern
California MFA Group Exhibition, West Hollywood, Ca; Immaterial
Ergonomics , Space4art, San Diego, Ca; Art Los Angeles Contemporary ,
Yautepec Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca.
2011 – L.A. Print: Edition 2 , Pepin Moore/Presented by LACMA, Los Angeles, Ca;
Co/Lab with Control Room , Art Platform Los Angeles, Presented by Artra
Curatorial, Los Angeles, Ca; Centerfold , Freak City, Hollywood, Ca; Slam
Socks , Peoples Gallery, San Francisco, Ca; Other People's Parties,
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, Ca; Seven Minutes in Heaven , Control
Room, Los Angeles, Ca.