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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. Four 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); and Manhattan Sunday (Aperture, 2016). He was the recipient of a 2015 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Robert Morat Galerie, Berlin, Germany. Manhattan Sunday
Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH. Manhattan Sunday

2017
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
Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY. Manhattan Sunday
Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, CO. Touching Strangers

2016
Foosaner Art Museum, Melbourne, FL. Touching Strangers

2015
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

2014
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

2012
Wessel and O'Connor Fine Art, New Hope, PA. Hotel Room Portraits
Third Floor Gallery, Cardiff, Wales Touching Strangers

2011
Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden Young Men and Strangers

2010
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

2009
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA. Fall River Boys

2008
Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery Center, Casper, WY. Western Lives

2007
Yossi Milo Gallery, NY, NY. The Plains

2005
Western Project, Los Angeles, CA. LA Street

2003
Debs and Co, NY, NY. Fresno/Newark

2002
Debs and Co, NY, NY. Project Room - Madison Avenue Portraits

 

Group Exhibitions

2017
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


2014
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

2013
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

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

2011
Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China Manhattan Sunday

2010
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

2009
Randall Scott Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Unseen
Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY. Tattoo

2008
Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY. Bare
The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH. (RE)Imaging Photography

2007
PowerHouse Arena, New York, NY. The Brooklynites
The Department of Photography & Imaging, New York, NY. Transformations
Derek Eller, New York, NY. NeoIntegrity

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

2003
International Center of Photography, NY, NY. Fall Triennial
Yossi Milo Gallery, NY, NY. By the Sea

2002
The United Nations, NY, NY. Pandemic AIDS
Riva Gallery, NY, NY. Staged/Unstaged

2000
Gracie Mansion Gallery, NY, NY. Monster

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

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

1995
Feature Gallery, NY, NY. The Moderns
Pulse Art, NY, NY. Self-Identified
Paul Morris Gallery, NY, NY. Benefit for The Hetrick Martin Institute

1994
494 Gallery, NY, NY. Breakthroughs: Stonewall

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

1990
The Photo Center Gallery - New York University, NY, NY. Senior Thesis Exhibition
Ledel Gallery, NY, NY. Rooms With A View

Representation

USA
New York - Benrubi Gallery

Germany
Berlin - Robert Morat Galerie

 

Contact

Douglas Summers, studio manager 
studio@renaldi.com

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