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Ryan Van Der Hout

1987 Toronto, Canada

4 Works exhibited

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The photo-based work of Ryan Van Der Hout (b. Toronto, 1987) has been exhibited in the U.K., New York, and in Canada most notably as part of the AGO’s Collector’s series and in a 2018 solo show at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa. His work has been supported by the Ontario Arts Council. Van Der Hout is a graduate of Ryerson's photography program. His work has been published in The Huffington Post, CBC online, and Readers Digest. In 2017, he won the Emerging Photographer Award from the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, for his laser cut pigment print with gold leaf, Before the Storm. Van Der Hout’s new cubist-inspired faceted works push the boundaries of photography.  

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2016       Surface Tension Installation, Doors Open Toronto, Toronto Archives

Surface Tension, Featured Contact Festival Show, Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010       Light Objects, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, ON

Light and Objecthood, Ryerson Gallery, Toronto, ON

2009       Icons, Latcham Gallery, Markham, ON

Light Compositions, Art Mur, Montreal, QC

Icons, Gallery Karozene, Montreal, QC

2008       Icons, Engine Gallery, Toronto, ON

2007       Vanitas and the Death of the Darkroom: Photograms by Ryan Van Der Hout, Engine Gallery, Toronto, ON


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017       Snap Live Auction, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, ON

Salon 44, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2016       Flash Forward, Division Gallery, Toronto, ON

Utopia: Dystopia, Walcot Chapel Gallery, Bath, England

Come Together, Curated by Barbara Astman, Propeller Gallery

2015       Supernova, No Vacancy (one night installation art festival), Burlington, ON

Actinic, Stills Scotland’s Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, Scotland

Tra-Digital, Elsie Whitley Innovation Centre, West Yorkshire, England

Crossroads, Lonsdale Gallery for Contact Festival, Toronto, ON

The Darkroom 4.0, 918 Bathurst for Contact Festival, Toronto, ON

Spotlight on the Collection, University of New Brunswick Art Centre, NB

Works by Ryan Van Der Hout

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