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Born in San Francisco, CA in 1985, Hale currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Hale is a visual artist who manipulates photography and video through digital collage and 3D animation. He graduated from Parsons in 2010 with a BFA in Design and Technology.


Solo Exhibitions:

2015 Caressing Form and Void, envoy enterprises, New York, NY
2015 Two Videos, Two Days, Upfor, Portland, OR
2012 Null Presence, NP Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
2010 Trick Mirrors, Untitled Gallery, Sausalito, CA

Group Exhibitions:

Aurora Festival, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Internet Yami-Ichi, Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY
Seattle Art Fair, Upfor Booth, Seattle, WA
File Anima+, São Paulo, Brazil

NURTUREart’s Annual Benefit, The Boiler, Brooklyn, NY
The Shortest Distance Between Two Points, Syndicat Potentiel, Strasbourg, France
Brainscratch, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
Raving Disco Dolly On A Rock N’ Roll Trolley, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
The New Romantics Collection, Sedition, (Online)
The New Romantics, Eyebeam, New York, NY

Uptown Downtown, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
PHATT-B, Pratt, Brooklyn, NY
6<<<>>>6, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
#FUTUREMYTH, 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY
Prosthetic Measures, Skopia Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
The Next Generation Party, New Museum, New York, NY (In colloboration with Teengirl Fantasy)

TODAY IS THE DAY Afterparty, Hotel Americano, New York, NY
Aboveground Animation, New Museum, New York, NY
Cerasite, Eyebeam, New York, NY
Aboveground Animation: 3D-Form, New Museum, NY (With Online Component)
Jou Le Jeu, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France (As Babycastles)
Silver Era, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Pray For Japan, Con-Artist Gallery, New York, NY
Art of Elysium, Smashbox Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Videorover: Season 3, NURTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Photofeast - Curation of Curations of Curations, New York, NY
E.S.P. TV, The Schoolhouse, Brooklyn, NY
Svenblad/Cedrins, Undret, Stockholm, Sweden
Video Takeaway Show, Ali Baba’s New York Express, Plymouth, England
Residence, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

private pARTS, Ampersand Gallery, San Francisco, CA
CD+DT BFA Thesis exhibition, Parsons, New York, NY
Breakfast: A Slideshow Exhibition, ISCP, Brooklyn, NY
Friars Lantern, Parsons, New York, NY
Art of Elysium, Palaihouse Holloway, Los Angeles, CA

Beautified Taboo, Super Deluxe, Tokyo, Japan
Do You Want To Know Us?, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
In Real Life: Netmares & Netdreams, Capricious Space, Brooklyn, NY
A Touch Of Pleasure, Femina Potens, San Francisco, CA
Correlation Does Not Imply Causation, Aronson Gallery, New York, NY

2007 - 2008
Synthetic Times, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
The Sims: In the Hands of Artists, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY


Li, Charmaine, Digital Art: Beyond The Hype, iGNANT, November 24, 2015 (online)

REvans, Cindy, Museums showcase fifth slate of Aurora artists, White Rock Lake Weekly, October 02 2015

Spool, Ari, Envoy Enterprises Shows the Avatar as Artform, Artsy, September 3 2015 (online)

Latina, Christina, Robotic Relations, La Petite Mort, 2015

Rosenberg, Alyssa, What Love Child tells us about the debate over video game addiction, Washington Post, July 29 2014 (online)

Crecente, Brian, HBO documentary examines addiction, ethics of game design in shadow of child s death, Polygon, Jul 28, 2014 (online)

Chayka, Kyle, Interview with Ryan Whittier Hale, POSTmatter, July 25 2014, (online)

Benson, Louise, Artificial Emotion , POSTmatter, July 25 2014, (online)

Johnson, Paddy, Are Digital Artists Really the 21st Century s New Romantics?, Artnet, April 23 2014 (online)

Sokol, Zach, 19th Century Romanticism Gets An Update At Eyebeam's Group Show "The New Romantics", The Creators Project, April 18 2014 (online)

Thomas, Anthony, Eye Candy: Ryan Whittier Hale , March 29 2014 (online)

Galperina, Marina: "META-REALITIES: #FUTUREMYTH GROUP SHOW AT 319 SCHOLES", Animal New York, April 18 2013 (online)

McHugh, Gene: "Lingua Photographica", Aperture Magazine, March 5 2013 (online)

Walton, Beth: "Qualia CeraSite", T-R-E-M-O-R-S Magazine, March 2013, p.126

Chayka, Kyle: "Gauging the Hollowness of Computer Graphics Through Video and Poetry", Hyperallergic, January 22 2013 (online)

Burrichter, Felix: “Cartoon Network | ‘Aboveground Animation at the New Museum”, New York Times Magazine, November 15 2012 (online)

“Sang Bleu 6”, Sang Bleu Magazine, November 1 2012

Stagg, Natasha: “Above New Ground”, V Magazine, November 2012 (online)

Atkins, Michael: "Now This Is How You Do An Online Exhibition", Vanguardred Magazine, October 10 2012 (online)

Holmes, Kevin: “Surreal Online Animations Explore The Human Body In 3D, Post-Human Form”, The Creators Project, September 28 2012 (online)

“First Look: New Art Online”, Rhizome, September 19 2012 (online)

Galperina, Marina: “Screw Your Brain With the Aboveground Animation Show”, Animal New York, September 6 2012 (online)

“Aboveground Animation Returns”, DIS magazine, September 3 2012 (online)

Soy, Jason: “Ryan Whittier Hale Uses Otherworldly CG Characters in Dreamy Artwork”, Trend Hunter, April 10 2012 (online)

Stouffer, Hannah: “Ryan Whittier Hale’s Bodies”, Juxtapoz, April 9 2012 (online)

“The Virgin Issue”, Beauty Today Magazine, March 22 2012, p. 86-87

“Heaven”, Art of Elysium, Febuary 2012, p.107

“Heaven”, Art of Elysium, Febuary 2010

Rosenberg, Karen: “Taking the Initiative”, New York Times Blog, February 3 2010 (online)

Ng, David: "Messaging Is the Medium", ARTnews, July 2007, p.186

Totilo, Stepen: “GameFile: 'Sims' Art; Speedy 'Super Mario Bros'; 'Pac-Man' Championship & More”, MTV News, April 24 2007 (online)