Ryan Schneider was born in Indianapolis, IN and holds a BFA from The Maryland Institute College of Art. Recent solo shows include No Filter Eden at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Mojave Masks at The Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon, and You Are Entering at Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles. Recent group exhibitions include Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros curated by Eric Fischl at The Hall Art Foundation in Reading, VT, Brask Meets Willumsen at the JF Willimsens Museum, Denmark, and Natural Selection at The Hole, NYC.
His work is held in public and private collections worldwide, and has been reviewed or featured in The New Yorker, Art in America, Modern Painters, The Brooklyn Rail, ArtInfo, Artsy, Kunsten.dk, and The Paris Review, among many other publications. Schneider lives and works in the wild desert of Joshua Tree, California.