Education

2008      
Hunter College                   MFA Combined Media

2004      
SUNY New Paltz                 BFA Sculpture/BS Art Education

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2015
Stress Pointsgallery nine 5, New York, NY 
Mélange, Safe Harbors of the Hudson, 
Ann Street GalleryNewburgh, NY
Ryan Roa: Filters, Rooster Gallery, New York, NY 

2014
Continuous Velocity, Pascal Gallery, Ramapo Collage, Mahwah, NJ 
Force of Attraction, 
Index Art Center, Newark, NJ 

2013
Ulity, Deep Space New York, NY 

2012
Roa::Tillman
, Present Co., Brooklyn, NY   

2011      
Writes of Passage,
Phenomena Project, Trinity Museum, New York, NY
Jones and Roa: Pulvis et Umbra,
Cuchifritos, New York, NY (collaboration Darren Jones)

2010      
Standing on the Corner
, New Jersey Institute of Technology University Gallery, Newark, NJ
Lights, Camera, Action
, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2009      
Jones and Roa Expedition
, Wayne County Historical Society Museum, Honesdale, PA (collaboration Darren Jones)

2008      
Hummer Ryan Roa Edition
, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Krinkle
, Lex Leonard Gallery, off-site event Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

Group Exhibitions

2015
Industrialism, Dolphin Gallery, 70 Spruce St, Paterson, NJ

2014
Art Prize, Present Co.,  Site:Lab, Grand Rapids, MI 
iN-SITE; the intersection of Art and Architecture
The Lennie Pierro Memorial Art Foundation with The Village of South Orange, Pierro Gallery,  South Orange, NJ 
Smash & Grab, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
SIX FEATURES, 
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
BBBBBreeze, Ethan Cohen New York, New York, NY 
Material Art Fair 2014, Present Co. (Brooklyn, NY), Mexico City, Mexico
2014 STOREFRONT SPRING BENEFIT: ON THE FRINGE (OF FUNDAMENTALS), Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY

2013
Smash & Grab, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Object Implied
, Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL
Unpredictable Patterns of Behavior, ArtsCenter/South Florida , Mimai, FL
Insomniac, The Shirley, Brooklyn, NY

2012     
FICTITIOUS TRUTHS
, Rooster Gallery, New York, NY
CONSTRUCTED AMBIGUITY
, City Without Walls (cWOW), Newark, NJ 
Let's Begin With a Line,
Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
Through You into Action,
The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
T
hrough You into Action, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
Arc-Types and Well-Rounded Characters
, Studio 371, Jersey City, NJ

2011     
El Museo's Bienal: The (S) Files 2011
, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Open Space: El Museo's Bienal: The (S) Files 2011,
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
El Museo's Bienal: The (S) Files 2011at Time Square
, Time Square Art Alliance, New York, NY
Sections,
General Practice, Miami, FL
The Typhoon Continues and So Do You
, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
Portraiture: Inside Out
, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

2010     
Moscow International Biennale,
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
Absence,
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
All Insignificant Things Must Disappear,
Phenomena Project, Trinity Museum, New York, NY
Collective Consumption
, DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY
Contemporary Art and Praxis,
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
Golden Doors,
Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Jamaica Flux,
Jamaica Center for the Arts, Queens, NY
Shallow Graves,
Rush Arts, New York, NY
ABC No Rio's Ides of March,
ABC No Rio, New York, NY
Housebroken,
Flux Factory Long Island City, NY
Repurposed, Rethought,
Ocean City Arts Center, Ocean City, NJ

2009     
Freestyle
, Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
Three Artist in Residence
, Choate House Gallery, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Souvenir,
Huesca Visual Arts Festival, Huesca, Spain
Living and Dreaming
, Bronx Museum, Bronx NY
Ecotones and Transition Zones,
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
10x10x10 Invitational,
Village of Ellenville, Ellenville, NY
Mixing It Up
, Lusdof Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
windows@walsh2.0,
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Here, There and Everywhere,
TransCultural Exchange, Boston, MA
Contemporary Flânerie
, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester MI
African Americana
, The Brennan Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2008      
The Price of Freedom
, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
Red Badge of Courage Revisited
, The Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
BLACK SEPTEMBER
, Lex Leonard Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Come Out & Play
, Supermasochist, apexart, New York, NY
Inaugural Exhibition,
Orange County Arts Council, Middletown, NY
Altered Sates
, The Francis Lewis Gallery, St. George’s Church, Flushing, NY                       
Testimony to War,
Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Fakes,
Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ

2007      
Time Based Media Invitational
, Artspace, Raleigh NC
Dialogues,
Hunter Collage Gallery, New York, NY
Crash & Play
, Art Planets, New York, NY

2006      
Arts Walk 2006
, The Pocket book Factory, Hudson NY
Raise Your Voice
, Central Missouri State University Gallery, Warrensburg, MO
Without Walls 2006
, Mac’s Farm & Sculpture Center, Cincinnati, OH

2005      
Wave of Lights II
, The Pocket book Factory, Hudson, NY
Sixth Kingston Sculpture Biennial
, Art Society of Kingston, Kingston, NY

Residencies

2015
DNA Summer Residency, 
DNA GalleryProvincetown, MA 

2013
The Fountainhead Residency, Fountainhead, Miami, FL

2009      
Dyson Artist's Residency Program, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2008   
AIM 29, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

2006      
Haystack School of Mountain Crafts, Blacksmithing, Deer Isle, ME