Curriculum Vitae


Education

2017: Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, Lawrence University - Appleton, WI

2013: Horizon High School - Scottsdale, AZ


Professional Experience

2016-2017: Studio Assistant in Photography and New Media for John Shimon, Lawrence University

2015: Studio Assistant in Printmaking and Book Arts for Ben Rinehart, Lawrence University

2015-2017: Collections Intern, Wriston Art Galleries, Lawrence University

2015-2017: Gallery Guard, Wriston Art Galleries, Lawrence University

2015: Marketing Chair, The Rabbit Gallery - Appleton, WI

2014-2016: Lead Sound Engineer, Warch Campus Center, Lawrence University


Solo Exhibitions

2016: Ridley Drawings, Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University


Selected Exhibitions

2016: Reconstructing/Deconstructing Identity, The Rabbit Gallery - Appleton, WI

2015: Lacuna, The Rabbit Gallery - Appleton, WI

2015: re:generation, Young Space pop-up gallery - Appleton, WI


Group Exhibitions

2017: Pizza Planet, curator - Appleton, WI

2017: Dead of Winter, Mudd Gallery, Lawrence University

2016: Friday the Thirteen Junior Art Walk, Lawrence University. Presented "Ridley.html," an open source web-based art installation.

2016: Print & Ceramic Sale, Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University

2015: Pizza Planet, curator - Appleton, WI

2015: BIG vs. SMALL, Mudd Gallery, Lawrence University

2015: (that) Pesky 3rd Dimension, Mudd Gallery, Lawrence University

2015: Pizza Planet, curator - Appleton, WI

2015: Something Is Happening, Mudd Gallery, Lawrence University


Lectures

2017: Art @ Noon talk on "The Fine Print," focus on Squeak Carnwath prints, Wriston Art Galleries, February

2015: Art @ Noon talk on "The Collages of Miriam Beerman," Wriston Art Galleries, September


Artist Critiques

2016: Jim Neel, photographer


Performances

2016: Straight From the Hip, improvised micro-operas, The Draw - Appleton, WI

2016: IGLU (Improvisation Group of Lawrence University) Vocal Concert, improvised vocals, Lawrence University

2016: Co-Motion Through Movement and Sound, improvised dance, Wriston Art Galleries, Lawrence University

2015: Expressions of Acceptance, improvised micro-operas, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center - Appleton, WI

2015: Stuff I Do With My Friends, Sam Pratt saxophone recital, Lawrence University

2015: Pepperoni Beer Donuts, video collage and soundtrack accompanied by live improvised sound

2015: Dr. Rich von Magicman's Magic Emporium, monologue, 1440 Theater Carnival

2014: Masterpiece Classics Presents: A Standard Murder Mystery, writer, 1440 Theater Carnival

2014: LOOK OUR FOR HATS!!!: The Musical, writer, 1440 Theater Carnival


Awards and Publications

2016: The ilLUstrator Fall 2016, comics

2016: Tropos Literary Magazine, digital photograph and poem

2016: The ilLUstrator Spring 2016, comics

2016: Viking Room Spelling Bee champion

2016: The ilLUstrator Winter 2016, comics

2015: Tropos Literary Magazine, collages, drawing, and poems


Press

2017: "Student Profile: Ridley Tankersley ’17," Lawrence Today, Winter 2017, pg. 27

2017: "Lawrence trivia a test of cerebral fitness," The Post-Crescent - Appleton, WI

2017: "Trivia Contest at Lawrence University kicks off," FOX 11 News - Fox Cities, WI

2017: "Lawrence’s Great Midwest Trivia Contest offers 52nd test of cerebral fitness," Lawrence University Blog - Appleton, WI

2017: "Album Review: Sk8 City High School All-Star Jazz Band’s ‘Ranch Generation’," The Lawrentian

2016: "Lawrence students use performance to discuss guns," FOX 11 News - Fox Cities, WI

2016: "Musical Endeavors Outside The Conservatory: Lewis Super," The Lawrentian

2015: "LU micro operas deliver lessons on inclusion," The Post-Crescent

2015: "Cassette Review: Lewis Super ‘Noah EP’," Raised By Gypsies

2015: "The Great Midwest Trivia Contest," The New York Times


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