Exhibitions and Performances


The Lobby Zoom performance, Gxrlschool/Red Bull Arts,

Group Exhibition, "RITUAL : VISCERAL : MEMORY", (in collaboration with Nikesha Breeze, Freyr A. Marie and Samay Arcentales), A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Group Exhibition, "We Are Here", Abrams Art Center, New York, NY

Group Exhibition, "Reverence/Rage", (In collaboration with Freyr A. Marie and Samay Arcentales) Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM

Solo Installation, "he gave me horses and i set them free" series, Karuna Colectiva, Albuquerque, NM

Spring Collection, Jamal Tom Fashions, (Modeling) Albuquerque, NM

Group Exhibition, "Gathering of Queer Nations IV", Albuquerque, NM


Fall Collection, Jamal Tom Fashions, (Modeling)  Window Rock, AZ

Group Exhibition, "Gathering of Queer Nations III", Corpus Arts, Albuquerque, NM


Solo​ ​Exhibition​ ​“Discarded​ ​Archives​ ​Collection”​ ​LOOM​ ​Indigenous​ ​Art​ ​Gallery, Gallup,​ ​NM. 

Solo​ ​Performance​ ​“Moccasin-gaze”​ ​Asdzaa​ ​Warrior​ ​Fest,​ ​Window​ ​Rock,​ ​AZ 

Solo​ ​Performance,​ ​“The​ ​Wind​ ​Won’t​ ​Know​ ​Me”,​ ​The​ ​Hive,​ ​Phoenix,​ ​AZ  

Group​ ​Exhibition,​ ​“Future​ ​Now,​ ​Futura​ ​Ahora”,​ ​curated​ ​by​ ​Atomic​ ​Culture, Loisaida​ ​Center,​ ​New​ ​York​ ​City,​ ​NY 


Participant​ ​SITElines,​ ​curated​ ​by​ ​Raven​ ​Chacon,​ ​Native​ ​American​ ​Composers Apprenticeship​ ​Project (featuring "Dry Spell" composition),​ ​SITE​ ​Santa​ ​Fe,​ ​Santa​ ​Fe,​ ​NM  

Two​ ​Person​ ​Exhibition​ ​with​ ​Jeff​ ​Slim,​ ​“When​ ​There​ ​Is​ ​No​ ​Sun​ ​//​ ​To​ ​Those​ ​Of Future​ ​Earth​ ​&​ ​Other​ ​Worlds”,​ ​Appaloosa​ ​Library,​ ​Scottsdale,​ ​AZ 

Solo​ ​Performance​ ​"Red​ ​House”,​ ​Meow​ ​Wolf,​ ​Santa​ ​Fe,​ ​NM 

Group​ ​Exhibition,​ ​“Drum​ ​Grid”,​ ​curated​ ​by​ ​Death​ ​Convention​ ​Singers,​ ​UNM, ABQ,​ ​NM 

 Solo​ ​Performance​ ​“Moccasin-gaze”,​ ​IEPF​ ​6,​ ​Shiprock,​ ​NM  

Group​ ​Exhibition,​ ​“Visions​ ​into​ ​Infinite​ ​Archives”,​ ​curated​ ​by​ ​Black​ ​Salt Collective,​ ​SOMArts,​ ​San​ ​Francisco,​ ​CA 

Solo​ ​Performance,​ ​“Noise​ ​Loom”,​ ​Gathering​ ​of​ ​Queer​ ​Nations,​ ​Albuquerque, NM  


Group​ ​Exhibition,​ ​“Report”​ ​curated​ ​by​ ​Raven​ ​Chacon,​ ​Santa​ ​Fe,​ ​NM  

Group​ ​Exhibition,​ ​“The​ ​World​ ​through​ ​Our​ ​Eyes”,​ ​All​ ​My​ ​Relations​ ​Art​ ​Gallery, Minneapolis,​ ​MN. 2014 

Solo​ ​Performance,​ ​“Noise​ ​Loom”,​ ​IEPF​ ​4,​ ​Shiprock,​ ​NM  

Group​ ​Exhibition,​ ​with​ ​Ethel​ ​String​ ​Quartet,​ ​Native​ ​American​ ​Composers Apprenticeship​ ​Project,​ ​Navajo​ ​Nation​ ​Museum,​ ​Window​ ​Rock,​ ​AZ  

Solo​ ​Performance,​ ​“Broken​ ​Rainbow”,​ ​El​ ​Morro​ ​Theater,​ ​Gallup,​ ​NM  

Group​ ​Exhibition,​ ​“Unsettle”,​ ​Queer​ ​Indigenous​ ​Performance,​ ​UNM, Albuquerque,​ ​NM 


Solo​ ​Performance,​ ​“Showcase​ ​Showdown”,​ ​Sicksicksick​ ​Distro,​ ​Small​ ​Engine Gallery,​ ​Albuquerque,​ ​NM 

Grants, Awards, Residencies, Lectures and Panels

2020 Panel, Modeling Masculinity and Manhood in Native Communities, Tewa Women United, Albuquerque, NM

2018 Lecture/Performance UNM ARTSLab Artist Talk.

2018 Lecture Native Health Initiative UNM Department of Medicine 

2018 RIVERS Indigenous Writers Mentorship, Cloudthroat/Speak Easy Project

2017 Artist​ ​Talk,​ ​Broken​ ​Boxes​ ​Podcast,​ ​Episode​ ​64,​ ​Santa​ ​Fe,​ ​NM 

2016 Farm​ ​to​ ​Table​ ​New​ ​Mexico,​ ​Mini-Grant,​ ​Santa​ ​Fe,​ ​NM 

2014 Panel,​ ​“Survival​ ​of​ ​the​ ​First​ ​Voices”,​ ​San​ ​Juan​ ​College,​ ​Farmington,​ ​N


Graduate 2008, Gallup​ ​High​ ​School,​ ​Gallup,​ ​NM. 

​Dual​ ​Enrollment​ ​Program​ ​UNM​ ​Gallup​ ​Branch: 2008​ ​AP​ ​English​ ​101​ ​and​ ​102

Selected Media and Publications

2017 “he​ ​drew​ ​the​ ​dawn​ ​into​ ​himself”,​ ​Cloudthroat,​ ​Online​ ​publication​ ​of​ ​indigenous​ ​art and​ ​poetics 

Episode​ ​64.​ ​Interview​ ​with​ ​Ryan​ ​Dennison,​ ​Broken​ ​Boxes,​ ​Santa​ ​Fe,​ ​NM  

“Conjunct”(Chapbook),​ ​Corpus​ ​Arts​ ​Publishing,​ ​Corpus​ ​Arts,​ ​Albuquerque,​ ​NM  

2016 DWS181:​ ​Ryan​ ​Dennison​ ​-​ ​Ch’iyáán​ ​ájiił’įįhígíí​ ​doo​ ​hodits’a’,​ ​Deep​ ​White​ ​Sound​ ​Label, Portland,​ ​OR 

“Take​ ​care​ ​of​ ​your​ ​home,​ ​Take​ ​care​ ​of​ ​your​ ​fire”​ ​(Chapbook),​ ​Corpus​ ​Arts​ ​Publishing, Corpus​ ​Arts,​ ​Albuquerque,​ ​NM  

2008 Sssk56​ ​-​ ​Ryan​ ​Dennison​ ​-​ ​VVV,​ ​SICKSICKSICK​ ​DISTRO,​ ​Albuquerque,​ ​NM  

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