RYAN TRECARTIN b. 1981, Webster, Texas, US. Lives and works in Philadelphia, US. Has a BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US (2004). Solo exhibitions include Ryan Trecartin, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US (2008); I-Be AREA, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, Sydney (2007); I Smell Pregnant, QED, Los Angeles, US (2006). Recent group exhibitions include The Generational: Younger than Jesus, The New Museum, New York, US (2009); Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea (2008); Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US (2006); USA Today: Works from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens, London, UK (2006). Awards and residencies include Calvin Klein Collection New Artist of the Year Award, The First Annual Art Awards, Guggenheim Museum, New York, US (2009); Jack Wolgin International Competition in the Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, US (2009). Represented by Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, US.