Enrico Riley

Academic Appointments

George Frederick Jewett Professor of Studio Art

Enrico Riley was born in Waterbury, CT in 1973 and is a Professor of Studio Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. He currently lives in Norwich, VT. Riley received a BA in Visual Studies from Dartmouth College and an MFA in painting from Yale University School of Art. He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, a Rome Prize in Visual Arts, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Prize in painting and a Jacobus Family Fellowship through Dartmouth College. He has exhibited work at The American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA. The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia, The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas, The American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York City, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH, The Museum for the National Center of Afro-American Arts in Roxbury, MA, Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, Rome, Italy, Rhode Island School of Design Ehp, Rome, Italy, Teckningsmuseet, Laholm, Sweden, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT, Pageant Gallery in Philadelphia, PA, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA Lori Bookstein Fine Art in New York City, The Painting Center in New York City, SACI School of Art Florence, Italy, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT,Pageant Gallery in Philadelphia, PA, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA


Visual Arts Center, Room 313
HB 6081


Studio Art


  • B.A. Dartmouth College
  • M.F.A. Yale School of Art

Selected Publications

  • March 2019     Enrico Riley: New Work, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (forthcoming)

  • Feb 2019       Untitled Art Fair SF, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Forthcoming) 

  • Jan 2019          Figuration, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA (Forthcoming)

  • July 2018        Summertime, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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Speaking Engagements

  • Oct 2018         Black New England Conference, Portsmouth, NH (Forthcoming)

  • Oct 2018        Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA  (Forthcoming)

  • Dec 2017         Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

  • Oct 2017         Infinite Receptors, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire Sept 2017, The Velocity of the Vulnerable, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New  Hampshire

  • April 2017       Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

  • Feb 2017         Prescient Habits, Round Table Discussion, Rhode Island School of Design EHP, Rome, Italy

Works In Progress

Various Paintings for new body of work

Selected Paintings