2015
December
Featured Artist on Artsy Shark December 28, 2015 http://www.artsyshark.com/2015/12/28/featured-artist-conn-ryder/
    
November
Featured artist for City of Brighton Eye for Art Program "Artist Spotlight" -  week of November 9, 2015.  Juried art exhibit at Brighton City Hall (500 S. 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO) continues through January 22, 2016.

October
Four paintings in juried art exhibit  Oct. 5, 2015 - Jan. 22, 2016 at Brighton City Hall (500 S. 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO).  "Meet the Artists" reception 6:00 - 8:00pm October 22, 2015.

September
Featured Artist for the September 11, 2015 post of Barbara Stroud's ArtFoodHome blog! 
    
http://artfoodhome.com/2015/09/11/featured-artist-conn-ryder/

Featured artist for the September 2, 2015 "Abstract Art_Daily Artsy Paintings" on The Artsy Forager blog.
    
http://artsyforager.com/2015/09/02/conn-ryder/   

2014
May—June
Pistil Whipped #4, Breakaway, Release and From One to Another exhibited in the 2014 Governor's Art Show - a juried collection of outstanding works by Colorado artists.  This premier exhibition runs from May 4, 2014-June 15, 2014 at The Loveland Museum.  VIP Preview May 3, 2014.  The Governor's Art Show Gala 5:30pm May 3, 2014. Please check www.governorsartshow.org for more information. The Loveland Museum/Gallery is located at 503 N. Lincoln, Loveland, CO 80537.

January
Selected for inclusion in the 2014 Governor's Art Show- a juried collection of outstanding works by Colorado artists.  This premier exhibition will be held at The Loveland Museum May 4, 2014-June 15, 2014. 

2013
September
Flying Leap and Woulda Coulda Shoulda accepted into The ART of it ALL 2 - An All Media International Juried Exhibition, at SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts in Pagosa Springs, CO.  Exhibition dates November 2, 2013 - January 11, 2014. SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts is located at 333 Bastille Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO  81147.  Artists' Reception 2:00 - 6:00pm November 2, 2013.

Alloy Fine Art Gallery reception during Art Night Out September 20, 2013 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.  Art Night Out is a community arts event in Old Town Lafayette, with live music, downtown art walk, beer and wine garden, artist booths, dining, literature, shopping, art receptions and more. Alloy Fine Art Gallery is located at 402 S. Public Road, Lafayette, CO  80026

August
Alloy Fine Art Gallery reception during Art Night Out August 16, 2013 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Art Night Out is a community arts event in Old Town Lafayette, with live music, downtown art walk, beer and wine garden, artist booths, dining, literature, shopping, art receptions and more. Alloy Fine Art Gallery is located at 402 S. Public Road, Lafayette, CO  80026.

July
Art Night Out reception at Alloy Fine Art Gallery 5:00 - 9:00pm July 19, 2013. Art Night Out is a community arts event in Old Town Lafayette, with live music, downtown art walk, beer and wine garden, artist booths, dining, literature, shopping, art receptions and more. Alloy Fine Art Gallery is located at 402 S. Public Road, Lafayette, CO  80026.

June
Art Night Out reception at Alloy Fine Art Gallery 5:00 - 9:00pm June 21, 2013. Art Night Out is a community arts event in Old Town Lafayette, with live music, downtown art walk, beer and wine garden, artist booths, dining, literature, shopping, art receptions and more. Alloy Fine Art Gallery is located at 402 S. Public Road, Lafayette, CO  80026.

May
Now represented by Alloy Fine Art Gallery (402 S. Public Road, Lafayette, CO  80026).

Art Night Out reception at Alloy Fine Art Gallery 5:00 - 9:00pm May 17, 2013. Art Night Out is a community arts event in Old Town Lafayette, with live music, downtown art walk, beer and wine garden, artist booths, dining, literature, shopping, art receptions and more. Alloy Fine Art Gallery is located at 402 S. Public Road, Lafayette, CO  80026.


April
Featured Artist of the Month on the artist registry website DenverArtists.com.
news & announcements
2016
December
Winter Group Show; Exhibition of represented artists at
Moberg Gallery (2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312 &
Merchandise Mart Suite #1499, Chicago, IL 60654) Opening
December 2, 2016  www.moberggallery.com


Acrylic Artist Magazine Winter 2016; Feature artist article
"Flower Power"; Pgs 34-41
http://www.northlightshop.com/acrylic-artist-magazine-winter-2016

Acrylic Artist Magazine Winter 2016; "Painter's Palette /
Conn Ryder"; Pg 112


November
New! Now represented by Moberg Gallery in Des Moines &
Chicago (2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312 &
Merchandise Mart Suite #1499, Chicago, IL 60654 
www.moberggallery.com

July-Oct 1
Colorado Women in Abstraction group invitational exhibition July 15 - Oct 1, 2016 at MSU's Center for Visual Art (965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO); Curator - Michael Paglia;     YouTube Video here  

July
Featured Artist in Janis Kirstein's KIRSTEINFINEART blog.  https://kirsteinfineart.com/2016/07/02/collectors-choice-conn-ryder/

June
Conn Ryder Selected Works continues; May 1 - June 30, 2016: Solo exhibition in rear gallery space of Point Gallery (765 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204)

ART REVIEW:
Check out the review of my and artist Michael Pointer's solo shows at Point Gallery
by art critic Michael Paglia, in Westword
http://www.westword.com/arts/review-impressive-conn-ryder-and-michael-pointer-solos-at-point-gallery-7841727
May
Conn Ryder Selected Works; May 1 - June 30, 2016: Solo exhibition in rear gallery space of Point Gallery (765 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204)

First Friday Art Walk Santa Fe Art District, Denver, CO; May 6, 2016
Point Gallery open 5:30 - 10:00pm

Collector's Preview Night Santa Fe Art District, Denver, CO; May 20, 2016
Point Gallery open 5:30 - 9:30pm


April
Conn Ryder Selected Works; Solo exhibition at Point Gallery (765 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204) April 1 - 29, 2016;  Show open during First Friday Art Walk - Santa Fe Art District, Denver, CO;

Collector's Preview Night on Santa Fe Art District, Denver, CO; 5:30 - 9:30pm April 15, 2016

February

One painting in juried art exhibit Feb. 1 - May 22, 2016 at Brighton City Hall (500 S. 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO).
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Installation view from the Colorado Women in Abstraction
invitational exhibition July 15, 2015 - October 1, 2016
Installation view from the Conn Ryder solo exhibition
at Point Gallery Denver, April 2016
2017

July

New! Now represented by Pryor Fine Art in Atlanta, GA. (764 Miami Circle NE, Ste 132, Atlanta, GA 30324).   www.pryorfineart.com



June

Solo show as part of "Four Solos" at Moberg Gallery
(2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312 )  June 2 - 30, 2017; Opening reception June 2, 2017.  
www.moberggallery.com

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December 2017

"Artifice & Outright Fakery" will be included in the 2017 "Winter Group Show" at Moberg Gallery
(2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312 )
Opening reception Dec. 1, 2017. 
www.moberggallery.com
November 2017

My work -- currently available at Leopold Gallery -- was selected by show host, Tamara Day, to be shown on a new DIY Network show called "Bargain Mansions," premiering Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.  http://www.diynetwork.com/shows/bargain-mansions