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2017 - 2020  Masters of Fine Art & Certificate of Fine Art, New York Academy of Art. 

2010 - 2012  Masters in Public Administration, NYU Wagner.

2002 - 2006  Bachelor of Arts, Hamline University.


Jun 2023  Solo Exhibition, Fish Outta Water, Chashama, Brooklyn, NY

Jun 2023  Juried Group Show, Summer Exhibition, NYAA, New York, NY

May 2023  Juried Group Show, Recycle 2023, BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Apr 2023  Juried Group Show, Enchanted Forest, Tribeca Ball, New York, NY

Dec 2022  Group Show, SHIM/NFT, Aqua Art Miami, Miami, FL

Oct 2022  Group Show, Take Home A Nude, Chelsea Industrial, New York, NY

Sep 2022  Group Show, NFT Residency Collection, Voice, Virtual Exhibition
Dec 2021  Juried Group Show, Homegrown, ChaShaMa, New York, NY
Dec 2021  Juried Group Show, Artists for Artists, Sotheby’s, New York, NY
Oct 2021   Group Show, Case Study, Gowanus Night Heron, Brooklyn, NY
Sep 2021  Juried Group Show, Recycle 2021, BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Apr 2021   Juried Group Show, PRINTS 2021, BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Apr 2021   Group Show, Glamorous Decay, Virtual Exhibition
Mar 2021  Juried Group Show, Insight, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA
Mar 2021  Group Show, The Washhouse, One Year Later, Equity Gallery, NY, NY
Nov 2020 Juried Group Show, Darkest Before Dawn, Ethan Cohen KuBe, Beacon, NY
Oct 2020  Group Show, Postcards from the Pandemic, Beard & Weil Galleries, Norton, MA
Aug 2020 Group Show, MFA Final Exhibition, NYAA, New York, NY
Apr 2020  Group Show, Tribeca Ball Online Exhibition, NYAA, New York, NY
Oct 2019   Juried Group Show, Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s, New York, NY
Jun 2019  Group Show, Summer in the City, NYAA, New York, NY
Feb 2019  Group Show, Wabi-sabi, NYAA, New York, NY
Aug 2018  Group Show, Cert. of Fine Arts Final Exhibition, NYAA, New York, NY
Sep 2017 Single Fare 4, Highline Stages, New York, NY

Awards & Grants

2023 Horn Scholarship at Penland School of Craft

2023 SU-CASA Artist in Residence

2022 Voice x NYAA Residency Grant

2022 New York Academy of Arts Research Grant
2017 - 2020 New York Academy of Arts Merit Scholar Award


2023 ChaNorth, Pine Plains, NY

2022 Voice x NYAA, NFT Residency Program, Virtual

2020 Crisis Residency, In-Place Artist Residency, Brooklyn, NY

Publications & Media

11/23/2020 “Meet Johanna Aenderl Ryan”, Curina Blog

9/20/2020 “Interviews with Artists: Johanna Ryan”, The Artist Essentials Blog,

4/10/2020   “Art In Uncertain Times”, Juxtapoz Magazine


2016  Cover Art, talk midway,  ‘you wish us both in the water,’ released by already dead tapes & records

2015  Artworks for Nketia Scene , 2015, Justin Schell, 'We RockLong Distance'

2011   Cover Art, talk midway, ‘Eclipsing,’ released by already dead tapes &records


2022 Joe Pye Weed/Down By The Ferry, ChaShaMa, ChaShaMa, New York, NY. 

2021  The Incident At The Pond, ChaShaMa, ChaShaMa, New York, NY. 

2020 Avalanche of Tears, Beard and Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA. 

Workshops & Teaching

Spring 2023   SU-CASA, Artist in Residence, Art Journaling

Spring 2023   Creative Art Works, Teaching Arts, Foundations Class

Winter 2022   Creative Art Works, Teaching Arts, Community Building Workshop

Fall 2022          New York Academy of Art, Teaching Assistant, Direct Painting

Spring 2022    New York Academy of Art, Teaching Assistant, Indirect Painting

Winter 2022   The Shala, Co-teacher, Weaving Ourselves: A Weaving & Yoga Workshop
Fall 2019           Borough of Manhattan Community College, Teaching Assistant, Drawing I

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