b. 1984

Lives and works in Lockhart, TX


for works inquiries please contact Ivester Contemporary

2006, BFA in Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin



2018, Corsicana Artist & Writer Residency, Corsicana, TX

2017, SÍM Artist Residency, Reykjavík, Iceland

2014, Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland

2012, Jentel Artist Residency Program, Wyoming


2024, "Essence and Form: A Review of Ryan Thayer Davis's End Hits", Ivester Contemporary

2023, Sightlines, "Ryan Thayer Davis at Ivester Contemporary"

2023, Pure Paragraphs, edited by Bradley King & Kevin McNamee-Tweed, Happy Apples Press

2020, Sightlines, "A Studio Visit With Ryan Thayer Davis"

2019, Far x Wide, Blue Bananas

2017, Fields, Issue 7

photo by Jen Rachid

Solo Exhibitions

2024, End Hits, Ivester Contemporary, Austin, TX

2021, Songs With Creature, Ivester Contemporary, Austin, TX

2016, Labyrinth, Not Gallery, Austin, TX

2015, Maximum Vend, Not Gallery, Austin, TX

2012, At The Boundary, Paper Party at DOMY Books

2011, Incarnation: Causation & Non-Causation Of The Universe & Multiverse, Gallery Black Lagoon, Austin, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024, Shape Shift, projectARTwimberley, Wimberley, TX

2023, Form and Function, Ivester Contemporary

2022, 2.5D, Martha's Contemporary

2021, Fortune Teller, Ivester Contemporary

2020, Maiden Voyage, Ivester Contemporary

2020, Collar Works 2020 Flat Files, curated by Jessica Cannon / Far x Wide

2019, Texas Toast, Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX

2017, Expedition Batikback, presented by Co-Lab Projects at DEMO Gallery, Austin, TX

2017, To Bonus And Back, Gallery SÍM, Reykjavík, Iceland

2016, Staycation, MASS Gallery, Austin, TX

2013, Transatlantic-Texas, Big Medium at Bolm, Austin, TX

2013, 3rd Coast National, Curated by Andy Coolquitt, Honorable Mention, K Space  Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX

2013, Wally, MASS Gallery, Austin, TX

2012, Surreal Landscapes, Gallery Black Lagoon, Austin, TX

2012, Monster Show 7, DOMY Books, Austin, TX



All images copyright Ryan Thayer Davis 2024