The Power Plant

Ryan Trecartin

Ryan Trecartin was born in Webster, Texas, in 1981 and was educated at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is currently based in Philadelphia. He has had recent solo exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus (2008), Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2008) and Kunsthalle Wien (2009), and was included in such group exhibitions as USA Today at the Royal Academy of Arts, London (2006) and The Generational: Younger than Jesus at the New Museum, New York (2009). In 2009, Trecartin won the inaugural Jack Wolgin International Competition in the Fine Arts, and was named Best New Artist of the Year in the First Annual Art Awards at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.