2007: MFA (Honors) Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI.
2007: Brown University. Sheridan Center Collegiate Teaching Certificate. Providence, RI.
2005: BFA (Graduation with Distinction), Painting,  Massachusetts College of Art. Boston, MA.
2002: AS Degree (Honors), Fine Art. Utah Valley University, Orem, UT.



Solo (and two person)


2012 Marine Contemporary, Venice, CA

2011 Surface flaws render light reflections unreliable, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

2011 Dimensions of Hyperreality, Gallery B15, Copenhagen, DK

2011 Sturm und Drang vs The Enlightenment, Daniela Da Prato Gallery, Paris, France

2010 I had no defense so I lied, David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

2010 This is not going to be enough, Missouri Western State University, St Joseph, MO

2010 We will never feel the same again, Galerie Anais, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Birefringence, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

2009 Byron Cohen Gallery  Kansas City, MO

2008 Your smallest sins are my greatest accomplishments: Recent work by Ricky Allman University of Kansas Lawrence, KS

2008 Ricky Allman + Zachary Royer Scholz Swarm Gallery Oakland, CA

2007 Parallel Lines, Raid FC Los Angeles, CA

2005 Colony Group Gallery, Boston, MA

2005 Terra Fatum, Studio 326,  Boston, MA

2004 Index or Symptom, Globe Institute Gallery, NY, NY.

2003 Locating Heaven and Hell,  Cowan Gallery, Orem, Utah.




Tenses of Landscape, University of Arkansas, Fayetiville, AR

Edinburgh Art Festival, Scotland

Space/Form, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR

Frontier, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Slick Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium

Drawing Now Paris, France


Marrakech Art Fair, Morocco

Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards Exhibition, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

CALH Wellington, New Zealand

Emblazoned Ciphers, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Habitat, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

Emerge, 101/Exhibit, Miami, FL


SalonMarine Salon no 7, Works: 222-247, Santa Monica, CA

Scope Miami (101/Exhibit)

David B Smith Gallery


Fall Survey Allen Projects, NY, NY

Beyond Bounds: Glow Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Overland Park, KS

Ricky Allman, Grant Barnhart and Niall Mclelland David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
Signs of the Apocalyps/Rapture  Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
fresh stART ’09 Los Angeles, CA

Shut Up and Keep Swimming, Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Cracow Screen Festival  Krakow, Poland
KC in LA Milo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  curated by Ashley McLean Emenegger

Ad Astra per Aspera Wichita State University Shift Space, Wichita, KS
UMKC Faculty Exhibit
Eating the Sands of Time Knew Gallery, Washington DC
MFA Thesis Exhibition. RISD, Providence, RI
Scope Art, New York, NY
ArtLA Los Angeles, CA
Swap/Meet Tyler/RISD Exchange, Philadelphia PA
Scope Miami: Sixtyseven Gallery, Miami, FL
Aqua Art Miami. Aqua Hotel. Miami Beach, FL
Year 06 Art Projects. Mary Ward House. London, UK.
The Affair @ the Jupiter Hotel. Represented by Lemon Sky: Projects + Editions. Portland, OR.
The Constant Line. (Maine Print Project) Nan Mulford Gallery. Rockland, ME.
Scope: Hamptons. Lemon Sky: Projects + Editions.  NY.
Deluge.  Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Nan Mulford Gallery, Rockland, ME.
Pulse Art Fair.  Sixtyseven Gallery. NY, NY.
ASAP- Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI.
Skyline- Boston University, Sherman Gallery, Boston, MA
PSG Gallery, Boston, MA.
Nan Mulford Gallery, Rockland, ME.
'04-'05 Vortex hosted by the Blue Man Group, Charles Playhouse, Boston MA.
Keepsake. Sherman Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA.
Nan Mulford Gallery, Rockland, ME.
The Charity Gallery, Boston, MA.
Granite State Metalworks, Littleton, NH.
100 Drawings. Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA.
Cowan Gallery Invitational, Orem, UT.
Intercollegiate Competition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
Progression UVSC Fall Invitational, Orem, UT.
Utah 2002 Painting and Sculpture (Utah Art Council), Park City, UT.
Five Filters:  UVSC , Orem, UT.
Sketch Gallery, Provo, UT.
Utah Art Open 2002.  Woodbury Gallery, Orem, UT.



Wallpaper Magazine 2008: 110 Art and Design Graduates to Watch
RISD's Dean of Grad Studies Award 2007
Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Fellowship 2005 & 2006
Pace Award. Massachusetts College of Art.  May 2005.
3rd Place. Vortex hosted by the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse. Nov. 2004. Boston, MA
Rob Moore Grant/Award. May 2004.
Presidential Purchase Award.  March 2003: Cowan Gallery Invitational, Orem, UT.
Special Merit Award. Feb. 2003: Intercollegiate Competition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Beverly Sorensen Artwork Scholarship 2002-03:  UVSC, Orem, UT.
First Place.  Nov. 2002: Progression UVSC Fall Invitational, Orem, UT.
Traveling Exhibition Award. Oct. 2002: Utah Art Council '02 Painting & Sculpture, Park City, UT
Art and Visual Communications Student of the Year.   April 2002:  UVSC, Orem, UT.
Award of Merit (First Place).  April 2002:  UVSC Annual Spring Show, Orem, UT.
First Place, Honorable Mention.  Feb. 2002:  Utah Art Open 2002, Orem, UT.

2007-Current: Assistant Professor: Painting/Drawing University of MO-Kansas City.
2007: Instructor: Rohode Island School of Design.


Kansas City Star, Review by Alice Thorson Feb 2009

Review Magazine, Ironic take on Excess by Christopher Lowrance 2009 When worlds collide Mike Brennan 2008

Front Forty Press. Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture

Review Magazine Cover October 2008

Beautiful Decay Magazine. Issue P. 2006

San Francisco Bay Guardian (Vol. 4 No 36) Kurtz, Katie. “Deluge” June 2006.
The Contemporaries- Featured Artist of the Month Aug. 2005:
Sequel Magazine. Burt, Melynda. Winter 2004.
Weekly Dig, (Exhibition Review with Image) Nov 2004, Boston MA
Touchstones Journal  2002, UVSC
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