Anna Riley

University of California Berkeley MFA 2021
Rhode Island School of Design BFA 2014


Residencies and Fellowships

2019   Co-organizer with Graham Burnett, The Politics of Attention: Art, Time, Technology, Action, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA

            Dirt & Debt, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY

            B.B. Chamberlin Fellowship in Attentional Research at the Milcom Memorial Library and Reading Room, with ESTAR(SER) at the Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

2018   Urban Glass Artist Residency, Brooklyn, NY

            David Whitehouse Artist In Residence for Research at the Corning Museum, Corning, NY
            University of Texas-Arlington Emerging Artist in Residence, Arlington, TX

2017   Museum of Arts and Design Artist In Residence, New York, NY

            Dieu Donné Papermill Workspace Residency, Brooklyn, NY

            The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass Artist In Residence, Corning, NY

            Cyborg Futures Project Leader, Cyborg Foundation, The New School, New York, NY

2016   Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship at WheatonArts, Millville, NJ

            Wave Pool Gallery Residency, Cincinnati, OH

            Thicket Residency, Darien, GA

2015   Mildred’s Lane Fellowship, Attention Lab: The Order of the Third Bird, Beach Lake, PA


2019    Brooklyn Arts Fund supported by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), Brooklyn Arts Council, NY

2014   RISD Glass Department Award for Achievement and Growth, RISD, Providence, RI

2011   Elizabeth Jones Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Foundation Studies, RISD

Solo Exhibitions

2019  Into the Same Someplace, Agnes Varis Window Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018  The Softening of Stone, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2019  Let’s try listening again, 13th A.I.R. Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  

          New Glass Now, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2018  Flat File 2019, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY

            Alchemy, BRIC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

           Workspace Exhibition, Dieu Donné Papermill Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Symbiotic Spheres, The Museum of American Glass, WheatonArts, Millville, NJ

2017   Unreliable Narrator,  Art House Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            Dead Horse Bay, Agnes Varis Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

            A Dark Wood, The Noyes Museum of Stockton University, Atlantic City, NJ

2016   A Dark Wood, Curious Matter Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            A Product of Sand (two-person show), Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2015  Glass Department Triennial Exhibition, Woodsgerry Gallery, Providence, RI

2014   Obsolescence, Curious Matter Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

            Solar Decathlon Europe Competition Exhibition, Versailles, France

            Don’t Blow It, Glass Department Thesis Exhibition, Providence, RI


2019   New Glass Review 40, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY  

2018   Friend of the Artist Volume 7, Dallas, TX

            New Glass Review 39, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2017   Making Things with Words, GASNews Spring Issue, Volume 28, Glass Art Society

2014   Clerestory: Issue 50, Brown University literary journal, Providence, RI

            The Round: Issue X, Brown University literary journal, Providence, RI

2012   Clerestory: Issue 43, Brown University literary journal, Providence, RI

Visiting Artist Appointments

2019  Rochester Institute of Technology

2018  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lectures and Panels

2018   Emerging Artist Lecture, University of Texas-Arlington, TX, October 21

            Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI,  September 28

            Wisconsin Ideas In Education Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, September 26

            Teaching Artist Lecture, the Corning Museum of Glass, NY, June 12

           Artist in Residence Lecture, Museum of Arts and Design, NY, January 27

2017   Guest Speaker with Jeanine Oleson, Urban Glass, NY, November 28

            Teaching Artist Lecture, the Corning Museum of Glass, NY, June 27

            Artist in Residence Lecture, the Corning Museum of Glass, NY, May 18

2016   Panelist, “Post-Election: Social Justice, Gender, and Art,” University of Pennsylvania, PA, November 17