2015 Shadows (Wall Disease), Beit Zatoun House, Toronto, ON
2014 Shadows (Wall Disease), Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, New York City, NY
2014 Shadows (Wall Disease), The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH (cat.)
2013 No Trespassing / Space Available & related works, 487 ½ Concord Ave, Toronto, ON
2012 States of Security/Security States, Eastern State Penitentiary Historical Site, Philadelphia, PA
2010 No Trespassing / Space Available, Art & Music Library Gallery, University of Rochester, NY
2009 No Trespassing / Space Available, 1716 Main St., Buffalo, NY
2007 Overgrown, curated by Shaun Moore & Julie Nicholson, MADE, Toronto, ON
2007 Whitby Junction Deja-vu, curated by Gil McElroy, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2006 Night Walk, INabstracto (storefront installation), Toronto, ON
2002 A Faculty of Wonder, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Toronto Art Installers Art Show, curated by Blair Claxton, Charlotte Hale Gallery, TO
2013 Borderline, curated by Megan Press, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON
2012 Dire-Rama, curated by Earl Miller, Out of Site, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, ON
2012 Made: Directions and Intersections in Current Canadian Design, curated by Julie Nicholson & Shaun Moore at The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Clarington, ON (cat.)
2012 Radiant Dark, curated by MADE, MADE off-site, Toronto, ON
2011 Urban Space, curated by Robert Blackson, Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Making Sense, curated by Dale Barret, John B. Arid Gallery, Toronto, ON
2011 Looking Back at the Future: 50 Years of Art at the TOAE, curated by Jennifer Rudder, First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010 Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany
2008 Feasting Eyes, Artists Take on Food, curated by Gerald Mead, Kenan Center, Lockport, NY
2007 Whisper and Clang, curated by Melanie Egan, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2007 It’s a Beauty, curated by Dale Barret, Pearson International Airport, Toronto, ON
2006 Everyday Living & Other Helpful Hints, LOOP, Toronto
2005 Come Up to My Room, curated by Pamila Matharu & Christina Zeidler, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
2005 Alley Jaunt, curated by Paul McClure, Jennifer Bulthuis & Lise Beaudry, Toronto, ON
2005 Riverlands, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON (catalogue)
2004 Junction Arts Festival, (storefront installation), Toronto, ON (juried)
2004 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, (2002, 2001, 2000)
2003 Piano Works, curated by Gil McElroy, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON
2000/01 Looking Forward, curated by Paul Greenhalgh, destinations included Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON (cat.)
2016 – PhD ComCult York University / Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario
2007-09 MFA Studio Practice State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
2000-02 BFA Glass / Sculpture Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta
1997-00 dip. Furniture Design Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Selected Awards, Scholarships, Grants
2016 Doctoral Scholarship, York University, Toronto, ON
2014, ’06 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
2013 Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant
2013, ‘11 Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant
2012, ’10, ’07 Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artists Grant
2009 Canada Council for the Arts Research / Creation Grant
2008, ‘07 Deans Fellowship / Tuition Scholarship / Teaching Assistantship, SUNY at Buffalo, NY
2007 Chalmers Professional Development Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2004 Shelia Hugh Mackay Foundation Inc. Grant
2002 Pilchuck Glass School tuition Scholarship
2002, 01 Tyman and Victor Brosz Memorial Scholarship (ACAD)
2001 Best of Show, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (judges: Jessica Bradley, John Armstrong, Barbara Astman)
2001 Best Sculpture, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (judge: Carl Tacon)
2001 Illingworth Kerr Travel Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design
2000 Betty Kantor Award, Sheridan College (SOCAD)
2017, 16 Tutorial Leader, Intro to Communication Studies, Prof David Skinner, York University
2010 Instructor, Skateboard Deck Design, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
2008, 09 Lecturer, Public Space, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo
2008 Teaching Assistant for Prof Gary Nickard, Intro to Visual Theory, SUNY @ Buffalo
2007 Lecturer, Basic Sculpture, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2004, 05 Instructor, Kiln Cast Glass, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
2003 Teaching Assistant for David Nash, North Lands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland, UK
Talks / Visiting Artist / Residencies
2012 Visiting Artist, State University of New York at Buffalo, Visual Studies Dept., Buffalo, NY
2012 Visiting Artist, Sheridan College Glass Studio, Oakville, Ontario
2011 Presenter, TEDx Bermuda (Separation Wall Global Park: A Proposal)
2011 Presenter, Homework: Infrastructures and Collaboration in Social Practice, presented by Broken City Lab, Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario
2011 Artist in Residence, Spaulding Court, Detroit, Michigan
2010 Artist in Residence, Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany
2007 Artist talk, Pecha Kucha, Soundlab, Buffalo, New York
2006 Guest Speaker, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Alberta
2001 Summer Artists in Residence, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, Ontario
2016 Fabricator for Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary, Gardiner Museum, Toronto
2014 Fabricator for Ron Thom & the Allied Arts, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON
2013 Fabricator for Climate is Culture, ROM, Toronto, ON
2013 External Advisor, Living Arts Centre Artists in Residence Program, Mississauga, ON
2013 Curator, The Last Glass Show (the next glass show), commissioned by The Glass Art Association of Canada, Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, ON
2009/14 Installation Technician, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, Ontario
2009 Project Director, Beam Camp, Strafford, New Hampshire
2008 Project Assistant for Ingrid Calame, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
2008 Assistant to British artist David Nash, Bleanau Ffestiniog, Wales & Lewes, England
2001 Summer Artists in Residence, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, Ontario
Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario
2015 Gil McElroy, “Ryan Legassicke: Wall Disease,” blog.sculpture.org, June 24.
2015 Allison Fonder, “Jonald Dudd Exhibition Challenges the Definition of Design,” core77.com, May22.2015
2015 Douglas Max Utter, Window to Sculpture Emerging Artists Series, Sculpture Center, Cleveland, 14-152014
2015 “Making and breaking barriers around the globe,” East Villager, New York, Oct.16, 3.
2015 Ann Albano, “Breaking Boundaries at The Sculpture Center,” CAN Journal, Cleveland, Summer, 42.
2013 David Paterson, “City Strife: LAC unveils exhibition of urban grit,” Mississauga News, April 28.2012
2011 Nelda Rodger, ed. “Natural Selection,” AZURE, Toronto, May, 54-55.2011
2009 Sirkka Huish, “Speakers Touch a Variety of Topics at TEDx Bermuda,” The Royal Gazette Online, Bermuda, Nov. 30.2009
2009 Colin Dabkowski, “Theme Shift,” The Buffalo News, Buffalo, April 17-24.
2008 Lucy Yau, “Feasting Eyes,” ARTVOICE, Buffalo, Sept. 11-17, 16-17.
2008 Dory Carr-Harris. “Made in Toronto,” Toronto Life, Toronto, February, 42-51.
2007 “The View From Here,” This Week Whitby, Whitby, March 16, 2007, 22.
2005 Lauren Hall. “An Essay” Riverlands. Stratford: Gallery 96.
2005 Kristi Cameron. “Up in the Old Hotel,” METROPOLIS, New York City, May, 70-72.
2005 Nelda Rodger, ed. “Rooms With a View,” AZURE, Toronto, May, 87.
2004 Ryan Legassicke. Still Life / Motion Life. (flip book) Toronto: self published.
2004 Rachel Gotlieb. “Ryan Legassicke & Tanya Lyons” Studio, Toronto, Summer, 4-6.
2003 Gil McElroy. Piano Works. Oshawa: Robert McLaughlin Gallery.
2001 John Kelsey & Rick Mastelli, eds. Studio Two: Traditions in Contemporary Furniture. Free Union, Virginia: The Furniture Society, 118.
2000 Ingrid Bachmann. “The Object Talks Back.” Looking Forward. Ed. Susan Warner Keene, Toronto: OCC, 45-50.