Richard Renaldi

Richard Renaldi was born in Chicago in 1968. He received his BFA in photography from New York University in 1990. Exhibitions of his photographs have been mounted in galleries and museums throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. In 2006 Renaldi's first monograph, Figure and Ground, was published by the Aperture Foundation. His second monograph, Fall River Boys, was released in 2009 by Charles Lane Press. Renaldi's most recent monograph Touching Strangers, was released by the Aperture Foundation in the spring of 2014. In 2015 Richard was named a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow in Photography.



New York - Benrubi Gallery

Hamburg - Robert Morat Galerie



Douglas Summers, studio assistant



Robert Morat Galerie, Berlin, Germany. 2017 Manhattan Sunday
George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY. 2017 Manhattan Sunday
MCC Art Gallery , Mesa, AZ. 2017 Touching Strangers
Heuser Art Gallery, Peoria, IL. 2017 Touching Strangers
Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY. 2016 Manhattan Sunday
Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, CO. 2016 Touching Strangers
Foosaner Art Museum, Melbourne, FL. 2016 Touching Strangers
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts , Tampa, FL. 2015 Hotel Room Portraits
Loyola Marymount University Laband Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 2015 Touching Strangers
Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL. 2015 Touching Strangers
SFO Museum, San Francisco, CA. 2015 Touching Strangers
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 2015 Touching Strangers
Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA. 2014 Touching Strangers
The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC. 2014 Touching Strangers
Saugatuck Center of the Arts, Saugatuck, MI. 2014 Touching Strangers
Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY. 2014 This Grand Show
Aperture Gallery, New York, NY. 2014 Touching Strangers
Wessel and O'Connor Fine Art, New Hope, PA. 2012 Hotel Room Portraits
Third Floor Gallery, Cardiff, Wales 2012 Touching Strangers
Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden 2011 Young Men and Strangers
Hermès Foundation, NY, NY. 2010 Touching Strangers
Sol Mednick Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 2010 Fall River Boys
Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany, 2010 Fall River Boys and Figure & Ground
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA. 2009 Fall River Boys
Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery Center, Casper, WY. 2007 Western Lives
Yossi Milo Gallery, NY, NY. 2007 The Plains
Western Project, Los Angeles, CA. 2005 LA Street
Debs and Co, NY, NY. 2003 Fresno/Newark
Debs and Co, NY, NY. 2002 Project Room - Madison Avenue Portraits


Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY. 2017 Affecting Images: Photography’s Pursuit of Intimacy

Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA. 2017 Racecar

Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, NY. 2017 Whose Streets? Our Streets! New York 1980-2000

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK. 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ. 2014 Contempory Photography from the Douglas Nielsen Collection

Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH. 2014 Unknown:Pictures of Strangers

Children's Museum of the Arts, New York, NY. 2014 Artist as Observer

Silver Eye Center For Photography, Pittsburgh, PA. 2014 Here & Now: Queer Geographies in Contemporary Photography

The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY. 2014 Social in Practice: The Art of Collaboration

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN. 2014 The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014

Alice Austen House, Staten Island, NY. 2013 The New Street Types: Portraits of the Changing Face of New York City

Casa de Costa, New York, NY. 2013 Boy! Oh, Boy!

The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC. 2013 Landscape Photography in a Changing World

Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA. 2012 More Photos About Buildings and Food

Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China 2011 Manhattan Sunday

Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France. 2010 An American Dream - Between fiction and reality

Tucson Museum of Art,Tucson, AZ. 2010 Thanks for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection

Galleria Contemporaneo, Venice, Italy 2010 Global Photography Looking at | looking for

Randall Scott Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 2009 Unseen

Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY. 2009 Tattoo

Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY. 2008 Bare

The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH. 2008 (RE)Imaging Photography

PowerHouse Arena , New York, NY. 2007 The Brooklynites

The Department of Photography & Imaging, New York, NY. 2007 Transformations

Derek Eller , New York, NY. 2007 NeoIntegrity

Western Project, Los Angeles, CA. 2004 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Baby

International Center of Photography, NY, NY. 2003 Fall Triennial

Yossi Milo Gallery, NY, NY. 2003 By the Sea

The United Nations, NY, NY. 2002/2003 Pandemic AIDS

Riva Gallery, NY, NY. 2002 Staged/Unstaged

Gracie Mansion Gallery, NY, NY. 2000 Monster

U.S. Conference on AIDS, Denver, CO. 1999 Housing is Healthcare

Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, NY, NY. 1997 In Search of Promise, Immigration in America

Feature Gallery, NY, NY. 1995 The Moderns

Pulse Art, NY, NY. 1995 Self-Identified

Paul Morris Gallery, NY, NY. 1995 Benefit for The Hetrick Martin Institute

494 Gallery, NY, NY. 1994 Breakthroughs: Stonewall

494 Gallery, NY, NY. 1992 Summer Show

494 Gallery, NY, NY. 1992 Taboo: Bodies Talk

The Photo Center Gallery - New York University, NY, NY. 1990 Senior Thesis Exhibition

Ledel Gallery, NY, NY. 1990 Rooms With A View