Richard Renaldi was born in Chicago in 1968. He received a BFA in photography from New York University in 1990. He is represented by Benrubi Gallery in New York and Robert Morat Galerie in Berlin. Five monographs of his work have been published, including Richard Renaldi: Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006); Fall River Boys (Charles Lane Press, 2009); Touching Strangers (Aperture, 2014); Manhattan Sunday (Aperture, 2016); I Want Your Love (Super Labo, 2018). He was the recipient of a 2015 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.


Solo Exhibitions

R. Swiader, New York, NY. Christopher Street

Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art, Fall River, MA. Fall River Boys

Spazio Labo, Bologna, Italy On Love and Other Matters

Robert Morat Galerie, Berlin, Germany Manhattan Sunday
Gulf & Western Gallery, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY. Touching Strangers
Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH. Manhattan Sunday

Aperture Gallery, New York, NY. Manhattan Sunday
George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY. Manhattan Sunday
MCC Art Gallery, Mesa, AZ. Touching Strangers
Heuser Art Gallery, Peoria, IL. Touching Strangers
Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, CO. Touching Strangers

Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY. Manhattan Sunday
Foosaner Art Museum, Melbourne, FL. Touching Strangers

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL. Hotel Room Portraits
Loyola Marymount University Laband Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Touching Strangers
Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL. Touching Strangers
SFO Museum, San Francisco, CA. Touching Strangers
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Touching Strangers

Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA. Touching Strangers
The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC. Touching Strangers
Saugatuck Center of the Arts, Saugatuck, MI. Touching Strangers
Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY. This Grand Show
Aperture Gallery, New York, NY. Touching Strangers

Wessel and O'Connor Fine Art, New Hope, PA. Hotel Room Portraits
Third Floor Gallery, Cardiff, Wales Touching Strangers

Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden Young Men and Strangers

Hermès Foundation, NY, NY. Touching Strangers
Sol Mednick Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Fall River Boys
Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany Fall River Boys and Figure & Ground

Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA. Fall River Boys

Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery Center, Casper, WY. Western Lives

Yossi Milo Gallery, NY, NY. The Plains

Western Project, Los Angeles, CA. LA Street

Debs and Co, NY, NY. Fresno/Newark

Debs and Co, NY, NY. Project Room - Madison Avenue Portraits


Group Exhibitions

Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Prix Pictet: Human
Cercle Cité, Luxembourg. Prix Pictet: Human
Red Cross Museum, Geneva, Switzerland. Prix Pictet: Human
Arter, Istanbul, Turkey. Prix Pictet: Human
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA. Prix Pictet: Human
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ.“Don’t we touch each other just to prove we are still here?”: Photography and Touch
Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden. Prix Pictet: Human
Luma Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland. Prix Pictet: Human
School of the Arts, Singapore. Prix Pictet: Human

Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan. Prix Pictet: Human
Tern Gallery, Nassau, Bahamas. Prix Pictet: Human
Central Bank of Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas. Prix Pictet: Human
Victoria & Albert Museum,  London, United Kingdom. Prix Pictet: Human
Museum of the City of New York,  New York, NY. New York Now: Home

Filter Photo,  Chicago, IL. Outs

Aperture Gallery,  New York, NY. Aperture Photographs
Clamp Art,  New York, NY.  The City (And a Few Lonely People)

Centre Culturel Français Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany Mulhouse Biennial of Photography, Attractions #2018
Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY. TAG Limited Art Editions

Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA. Notions of Home
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.  Visiting Faculty 2017-2018
Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI. Ethics of Depiction: Still Life, Landscape, Human
East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI. DQ-ed.
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY. Affecting Images: Photography's Pursuit of Intimacy 
Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA. Racecar
Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, NY. Whose Streets? Our Streets! New York 1980-2000

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK. Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ. Contempory Photography from the Douglas Nielsen Collection
Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH. Unknown:Pictures of Strangers
Children's Museum of the Arts, New York, NY. Artist as Observer
Silver Eye Center For Photography, Pittsburgh, PA. Here & Now: Queer Geographies in Contemporary Photography
The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY. Social in Practice: The Art of Collaboration
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN. The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014

Alice Austen House, Staten Island, NY. The New Street Types: Portraits of the Changing Face of New York City
Casa de Costa, New York, NY. Boy! Oh, Boy!
The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC. Landscape Photography in a Changing World

Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA. More Photos About Buildings and Food

Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China Manhattan Sunday

Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France An American Dream - Between fiction and reality
Tucson Museum of Art,Tucson, AZ. Thanks for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection
Galleria Contemporaneo, Venice, Italy Global Photography Looking at | looking for

Randall Scott Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Unseen
Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY. Tattoo

Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY. Bare
The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH. (RE)Imaging Photography

PowerHouse Arena, New York, NY. The Brooklynites
The Department of Photography & Imaging, New York, NY. Transformations
Derek Eller, New York, NY. NeoIntegrity

Western Project, Los Angeles, CA. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Baby

International Center of Photography, NY, NY. Fall Triennial
Yossi Milo Gallery, NY, NY. By the Sea

The United Nations, NY, NY. Pandemic AIDS
Riva Gallery, NY, NY. Staged/Unstaged

Gracie Mansion Gallery, NY, NY. Monster

U.S. Conference on AIDS, Denver, CO. Housing is Healthcare

Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, NY, NY. In Search of Promise, Immigration in America

Feature Gallery, NY, NY. The Moderns
Pulse Art, NY, NY. Self-Identified
Paul Morris Gallery, NY, NY. Benefit for The Hetrick Martin Institute

494 Gallery, NY, NY. Breakthroughs: Stonewall

494 Gallery, NY, NY. Summer Show
494 Gallery, NY, NY. Taboo: Bodies Talk

The Photo Center Gallery - New York University, NY, NY. Senior Thesis Exhibition
Ledel Gallery, NY, NY. Rooms With A View


New York - Benrubi Gallery

Berlin - Robert Morat Galerie



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