2014 Window to Sculpture, Emerging Artist Series, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH (forthcoming)
2012 States of Security / Security States, Eastern State Penitentiary Historical Site, Philadelphia, PA
2010 No Trespassing / Space Available, Art & Music Library Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2009 No Trespassing / Space Available, 1716 Main St., Buffalo, NY
2007 Overgrown, MADE, curated by Shaun Moore & Julie Nicholson, Toronto, ON
Whitby Junction Deja-vu, curated by Gil McElroy, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2006 Night Walk (store front installation), INabstracto, Toronto, ON
2002 A Faculty of Wonder, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Borderline, curated by Megan Press, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON
2012 Dire-Rama (store front installation), part of Out of Site curated by Earl Miller, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, ON
Made: Directions and Intersections in Current Canadian Design, curated and presented by Julie Nicholson &
Shaun Moore at The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Clarington, ON
MOTO at Domison, curated by Anne Thomas, Domison, Montreal, QC
Radiant Dark, curated by MADE, MADE off-site, Toronto, ON
2011 Urban Space, curated by Robert Blackson, Temple Gallery @ Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Making Sense, curated by Dale Barrett, John B Arid Gallery, Toronto, ON
Looking Back at the Future: 50 Years of Art at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition,
curated by Jennifer Rudder, First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010 Takt Kunstprojecktraum, Berlin, Germany
2008 Feasting Eyes, curated by Gearld Mead, Kenan Center, Lockport, NY
Tangential Reform, University at Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2007 Whisper and Clang, curated by Melanie Egan, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON
It's a Beauty, curated by Dale Barret, Pearson International Airport, Toronto, ON
2006 Everyday Living and Other Helpful Hints, with Ryan McLay and Margaret Pryde, LOOP, Toronto, ON
Come Up to My Room, curated by Pamila Matharu and Christina Zeidler, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2005 Alley Jaunt, curated by Paul McClure, Jennifer Bulthuis and Lise Beaudry, back alley garage, Toronto, ON
Riverlands, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON
2004 Junction Arts Festival (juried), Storefront Installation, Toronto, ON
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (juried), Nathan Phillips Square (also in 2002, 2001, 2000), Toronto, ON
2003 Piano Works: Imagining the RS Williams Piano Factory, with Murray Favro, Alexander Graham &
Carl Zimmerman, curated by GIl McElroy, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON
2002 Feature: Wood (no reception), Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON
2001 Best of (organized by the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibtion), First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, ON
New Contexts Unexpected Encounters, with Ryan McLay, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB
2000/01 Looking Forward, curated by Paul Greenhalgh, desinations included The McMaster Museum of Art,
Hamilton, ON; Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON; The Frederick Horsman
Varley Gallery, Markham, ON
2000 Woodlanders Gathering, Pownal, Maine
Constructive Behaviour, Wagner Rosenbalm Gallery, Toronto, ON
Grants, Awards, Scholarships
2011 Toronto Arts Council Emerging Visual Artist Grant
2010 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Grant
2009 Canada Council for the Arts Visual Artist Research / Creation Grant
2007-09 Deans Fellowship, Tuition Scholarship, Teaching Assistantship, State University of New York at Buffalo
2007 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Grant
Chalmers Professional Development Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2006 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2004 Shelia Hugh Mackay Foundation Inc. Grant
2001/02 Tyman and Victor Brosz Memorial Scholarship, Alberta College of Art and Design
2001 Best of Show, judged by Jessica Bradley, John Armstrong, Barbara Astman, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
Mr. & Mrs. LL Odette Best Sculpture Award, judged by Carl Tacon, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
Pilchuck Glass School tuition scharship, Stanwood, Washington
Illingworth Kerr Travel Scholarship, Alberta College of Art and Design
Summer Artist in Residence, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON
2000 Betty Kantor Award, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, ON
2002 Thunder Bay Art Gallery, permanent outdoor sculpture (bench), Thunder Bay, ON
2012 Nelda Rodger, ed. "Natural Selection," AZURE, Toronto, May, 54-55.
2011 Sirkka Huish, "Speakers Touch a Variety of Topics at TEDx Bermuda," The Royal Gazette, Bermuda, Nov.30
2009 Colin Dabkowski, "Theme Shift," The Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, April 17-24.
2008 Lucy Yau. "Feasting Eyes," ARTVOICE, Buffalo, NY, Sept. 11-17.
Dory Carr-Harriw. "Made in Toronto," Toronto Life, Toronto, Feb, pg 42-51.
2007 "The View From Here," This Week Whitby, Whitby, March 26, pg 22.
Peter Sobchak. "Canadian Design Under the Chinese Sign," Canadian Interiors, Toronto, Nov, pg 44-55.
Deirdre Kelly. "Talk of the Town: MADE," The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Oct 7, M2.
2005 Lauren Hall. "An Essay" Riverlands catalogue. Stratford: Gallery 96.
Ryan Legassicke. "In Conversation: A Reader or Article about Myself..." Contemporary Canadian Glass,
Toronto, Spring, pg 15-17.
Kristi Cameron. "Up in the Old Hotel," METROPOLIS, New York City, May, pg 70-72.
Nelda Rodger, ed. AZURE, "Rooms with a View," Toronto, May, pg 87.
2004 Ryan Legassicke. Still Life / Motion Life (flip book). Toronto: self published.
Rachel Gotlieb. "Ryan Legassicke and Tanya Lyons," Studio, Toronto: OCC, summer, pg 4-6.
Joel McConvey. "A Junction Contraption," Eye Weekly, Toronto, Sept 23, pg 59.
2003 Gil McElroy. Piano Works. Oshawa: Robert McLaughlin Gallery.
2002 Ryan Legassicke. "Ryan McLay: Studies in Material Culture." Current Projects: Fine Art Review 3. Eds. Brian
MacNevin and Susan Menzies. Calgary: ACAD, pg 10.
John Lavine, ed. Woodworker (gallery section), California, Feb, pg 57.
2001 John Kelsey and Rick Mastelli, eds. Studio Two: Traditions in Contemporary Furniture. Free Union, Virginia:
Furniture Society, pg 118.
The Globe and Mail, Toronto, July 14 (work appeared in an ad for the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition)
2000 Ingrid Bachmann. "The Object Talks Back." Looking Forward. Ed. Susan Warner Keene, Toronto: OCC, 45-50.
Stuart Reid. "A Return to the Real." Looking Forward. Ed. Susan Warner Keene, Toronto: OCC, 21-29.
Carol Baldwin. "Creators of the Mayor's Award," Oakville Beaver, Oakville, March 21, C1.
2011 Instructor - Knock down plywood furniture, Beam Camp, Strafford, New Hampshire
2010 Instructor - Skateboard Deck Design, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON
2008-09 Instructor - Public Space, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
2008 Teaching Assistant - Introduction to Visual Theory. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
Assisted Clinical Professor Gary Nickard
2007 Instructor - Basic Sculpture. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
Instructor - Introduction to Chair making, children's one day workshop, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON.
2006 Visiting Artist - Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB.
2004-05 Instructor - Glass Sculpture. Sheridan School of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, ON.
2003 Teaching Assistant - Summer Master Class. North Lands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland, UK.
Assisted British artist David Nash.
2000 Instructor - Introduction to Chair making, children's one day workshop, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON.
1999-00 Teaching Assistant - Continuing Education Furniture Design. Sheridan College School of Crafts and Design,
Oakville, ON. Assisted Canadian furniture maker Robert Diemert.
1998 Teaching Assistant - Summer Master Class: Furniture Design. Monroe, New York.
Assisted American designer Daniel Mack.
2012 State University of New York at Buffalo Dept of Visual Studies, Buffalo, NY
Sheridan College School of Crafts and Design Glass Studio, Oakville, ON
2011 TEDx Bermuda
Homework: Infrastructures and Collaboration in Social Practice conference presented by
Broken City Lab, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON
2006 Guest Speaker - Fine Art Dept. Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
2011 Spauling Court, Detroit, Michigan
2010 Takt Kunstprojecktraum, Berlin, Germany
2002 Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ON.
2001 Summer Artist in Residence - Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON
2009 MFA Studio Practice State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
2002 BFA Sculpture / Glass Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2000 dip. Furniture Design Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
2009 - present Installation Technician - Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON
2012 Curator, The Last Glass Show (the next glass show), Glass Art Association of Canada members exhibition,
Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, ON
2009 Project Assistant for Zaq Landsberg, Brooklyn, NY and Salt Lake City, Utah
Project Director - Beam Camp, Strafford, New Hampshire
2008 Project Assistant for Ingrid Calame, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2007 Studio Assistant - Worked for British artist David Nash at his studio in Bleanau Ffestiniog, Wales
and during the de-installation of an exhibition in Lewes, England.
2003-07 Studio Assistant - Various Toronto, ON based artists including Taliferro Jones, Robert Akroyd.
2002 Site Specific Sculpture and Glass in Architecture with Peter Drobney and Ingalill Wahlroos.
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.