Bio and Resume
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Solo Exhibitions
I Will Follow You Into the Dark, 2011
Forum Gallery, New York City 

Long Night’s Journey into Day, 2008
Burnet Gallery, Chambers Hotel, Minneapolis

I Will Follow You Into the Dark, 2007 
Minneapolis Institute of Arts 



Group Exhibitions
artMRKT Hamptons, 2011
Bridgehampton Historical Society, New York

Fresh, 2011
Burnet Gallery, Chambers Hotel, Minneapolis

ROJO/RED, 2011
Galeria Omar Alonso, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Pig Paintings, 2010
Galeria Omar Alonso, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Selections, 2009
Four Seasons Hotel, New York City

An Eye for Detail, 2007
Forum Gallery, Los Angeles

New Faces, 2006
Forum Gallery, New York City

Art Chicago, 2006 
Butler Field, Chicago

Jerome Foundation Fellows, 2006 
MCAD, Minneapolis

The Figurative Impulse, 2005
Forum Gallery, Los Angeles

Art of the 20th Century, 2005 
Seventh Regent Armory, New York City



Awards and Fellowships
Bush Artist Fellowship, 2010

McKnight Foundation Fellowship, 2008

Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant, 2007

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, 2005      

Jerome Foundation Fellowship, 2005

Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant, 2004 

Graduate Research Grant, University of Minnesota, 2002

Graduate School Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2000

European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design, 1998

Art History Concentration, Rhode Island School of Design, 1998



Publications 
New American Painting, Volume 65.  Boston: Open Studio Press, 2006.



Bibliography
Bindley, Katherine. “Megan Rye Paints Scenes From Iraq.”  view article  
The Huffington Post.  June 2011. 


Clayton, Chris. “We Like You.  Here’s $25,000.”  view article  
Twin Cities Metro Magazine.  June 2009.


Blocker, Jane.  Essay.  view essay
McKnight Artists Catalogues.  May 2009.


Combs, Marianne.  “Painting the beauty and ambiguity of the Iraq war.”  listen to feature
Minnesota Public Radio.  November 25, 2008.


Marsh, Steve.  “11.14.08 Megan Rye’s Long Night’s Journey Into Day @ Burnett Art Gallery.”  watch interview
mspmag.com.  November 15, 2008. 


Hornbacher, Marya.  “ESSAY : Seeing War Through Borrowed Eyes.”  view article
mnartists.org.  November 13, 2008. 


Abbe, Mary.  “Art Review : War at a Distance.”  view article
Minneapolis Star-Tribune.  September 21, 2007. 


Klefstad, Ann.  “I Will Follow You Into the Dark.”  
The Rake.  September 2007.


Abbe, Mary.  “See-Worthy : War Mediated.”  
Minneapolis Star-Tribune.  August 30, 2007.


Handelman, Marc.  “One Way Mirror, On the Paintings of Megan Rye.”  view pdf
August, 2007. 


Perlman, Tamatha Sopinski. “The Terrible, Beautiful Images of War.”  view article
Arts Magazine. July/Aug 07.


Abbe, Mary. “See-Worthy : Jerome Winners.” 
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. October 13, 2006.


Makholm, Kristin.  “MCAD/Jerome Artists 2005-06.”  
mnartist.org.  October 4, 2006.


Hornbacher, Marya.  “A Cacophony of Color.”  view article
Mpls/St Paul Magazine, October 2005.  (pp 264-265, 318-319.) 



Education
M.F.A. in Painting, University of Minnesota, 2003.

B.F.A. in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 1998.
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