Adelaide Ryder CV

​​education

MFA, Photography, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
BA, Art and Communication, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT 

exhibitions

2021

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2020

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2019

  • Collaboration, a publication with Halophyte Collective

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2018

  • Protect, Urban Arts Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2017

  • Community, Draw inc., Salt Lake City, UT

  • Conjure, Downtown Artist Collective, Salt Lake City, UT 

  • Opposition Gallery Series, Utah Arts Alliance officiated show, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2016 

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Adjunct Faculty Art Exhibition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2015

  • Material of Memory, group curated show of 6 artists, Urban Arts Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Adjunct Faculty Art Exhibition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 

2013

  •  Artists of Utah 35x35, Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Juried show by Artists of Utah Board of Directors. People’s Choice Award Recipient.

  • Faculty Art Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2012

  • Craft & Photography State-Wide Competition, Utah Arts and Museums, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT 

2011

  • 1687, Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT MFA Thesis Exhibition, Solo show

  • Tension, Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT, Group show

  • Annual State-Wide Art Competition, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

  • Inbetweens, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT 

2010

  • Commissioned photo installation, University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, UT

Selected by the College of Nursing Alumni Board to design a photo installation honoring alumni

  • Awaiting, Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, UT

Collaborative time-based public performance art exhibition by Ernesto Pujol

  • Mind the Gap, GARFO Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Who Do They Think They Are, Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Booking a Brouhaha, Special Collections Gallery, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, UT 

2009

  • Westminster College Alumni Art Exhibit, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

2008

  • Narrative, Women’s Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

2007

  • Group Photo Exhibition, Capitol Hill Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

  • 2006

  • Utah Women Artists Exhibition, American Association of University Women, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, UT 

  • Senior Show, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT 

  • Annual Student Art Exhibition, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

employment 

May 2019-Present

Lead Photographer and Digital Projects Manager, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

October 2014-2019

Collections Photographer and Digital Assets Manager, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

November 2013- October 2014

Lead Photographer and Graphic Designer, Medical Graphics & Photography School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

October 2008-November 2013

Project Coordinator, Second Language Teaching & Research Center and Department of Languages & Literature, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

March 2008-February 2009

Outreach Director and Curator, volunteer position, The Women’s Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

June 2007- August 2008

Art Director, Graphic Designer, and Photographer, Wasatch Journal Media, Salt Lake City, UT

June 2006-Present

Freelance Photographer, Self Employed, Salt Lake City, UT

September 2004- January 2007

Advertising production and Sales Representative, Catalyst Magazine, Salt Lake City, UT

teaching experience

January 2013- Present:

Adjunct Instructor, College of Arts and Science, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

  • History of Photography

  • Traditional Color Photography

  • Digital Media Survey

  • Beginning Photography (traditional black and white and digital photography methods)

August 2011-2017

Instructor/Lecturer, College of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  •  ART 2060 Beginning Digital Photography