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December 2016
Winter Group Show
Moberg Gallery
2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312
Opening December 2, 2016 

July 15 - October 1, 2016
Colorado Women in Abstraction Group Invitational
MSU's Center for Visual Art
965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO
YouTube Video here
May 1 - June 30, 2016
Conn Ryder Selected Works - Solo Exhibition
Point Gallery - 765 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

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

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




April 1 - 29, 2016
Conn Ryder Selected Works - Solo Exhibition
Point Gallery - 765 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

Collector's Preview Night - 5:30 - 9:30pm April 15, 2016
Point Gallery - 765 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204
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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

December 1, 2017 - February 24, 2018
Winter Group Show
Moberg Gallery - 2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312   Opening reception Dec. 1, 2017 
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May 29, 2018 -  August 1, 2018
Spring Group Show
Moberg Gallery - 2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312  Opening reception June 1, 2018  5:00 - 9:00pm. 
"Discombobulated" featured on DIY Network show "Bargain Mansions"
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
May 1 - June 30, 2016
Conn Ryder Selected Works - Solo Exhibition
Point Gallery
765 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204)

ART REVIEW
by art critic Michael Paglia, in Westword.
http://www.westword.com/arts/review-impressive-conn-ryder-and-michael-pointer-solos-at-point-gallery-7841727
November 2017
Two of my paintings -- "Discombobulate" and "Free Rein" -- were selected by show host, Tamara Day, to be shown on the new DIY Network show "Bargain Mansions," premiering Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. 
June 2 - 30, 2017
Four Solos - Justin Beller, Conn Ryder, Jeffrey Thompson & Bart Vargas
Moberg Gallery
2921 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 
Opening reception June 2, 2017
July 2016
Featured Artist in Janis Kirstein's KIRSTEINFINEART blog. https://kirsteinfineart.com/2016/07/02/collectors-choice-conn-ryder/
February 26, 2019 - April 20, 2019
Group Exhibition

Moberg Gallery - 2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312
September 13, 2019 - October 18,  2019
Kicking Abstract & Taking Names, Women Painters
Curated by Conn Ryder
Moberg Gallery - 2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312
Opening reception Friday, September 13, 2019; 5:00 - 8:00pm.

Featured artists:  Johanne Brouillette, Margaret Fitzgerald, Sarah Grant, Dana James, Anita Jung, Trixie Pitts, Ellen Rolli, Conn Ryder, Karen Scharer, Julie Schumer, Daniela Schweinsberg, Alayne Spafford and Pamela Staker.

Press release:
https://www.moberggallery.com/prconnrydercurates/
October 2019
A portion of my painting "Disenchanted" is the cover art featured on the book "This is My Body: Women of Color Reclaiming Narratives of Self and Body" -- "an anthology of written works by women of color exploring their relationship with their bodies . . . "; Published by Nomadic Press, October 2019;
December 2, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Winter Group Show
Moberg Gallery - 2921 Ingersoll Aves, Des Moines, IA 50312