Tim Ridlen

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Tim Ridlen (born Missouri, 1984) is an artist and writer living and working in New York City. He received his BFA from the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 and his MFA from Bard College in 2010. Ridlen has recently published articles in Chicago Artist News and New City Magazine, has guest-blogged for the PBS arts feature Art21, [1] and is the senior editor of Bootprint. [2] Ridlen primarily works in single channel video, and his work has been exhibited an Renwick Gallery in New York, Knock Knock Gallery, and twelve other galleries including Booster and Seven in Chicago, and Boots Contemporary Art Space in St. Louis. [3]

Missouri State of the United States of America

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.

A Bachelor of Fine Arts is the standard undergraduate degree for students in the United States and Canada seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts.

Art Institute of Chicago art museum and school in Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Recognized for its curatorial efforts and popularity among visitors, the museum hosts approximately 1.5 million guests annually. Its collection, stewarded by 11 curatorial departments, is encyclopedic, and includes iconic works such as Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist, Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, and Grant Wood's American Gothic. Its permanent collection of nearly 300,000 works of art is augmented by more than 30 special exhibitions mounted yearly that illuminate aspects of the collection and present cutting-edge curatorial and scientific research.


  1. New guest blogger: Tim Ridlen | Art21 Blog
  2. http://www.bootsart.com/html/bootsbootprint.html
  3. http://www.bootsart.com/html/artisttr.html