Ry Haskings is a Melbourne-based artist and is in the second year of his Gertrude Contemporary studio residency. Recent solo exhibitions include Rapa Nui Ranelagh, West Space, Melbourne (2015); Thamasat Fuel Fabrication, Sutton Projects, Melbourne (2014); Unpacked bucket Llama Chute, Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria (2010); Burros Ballot, TCB Art Inc., Melbourne (2010); and Backtrack AKA (Catchfire), Utopian Slumps, Melbourne (2009). He has been included in various group exhibitions including Melbourne Now – Drawing Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2014); In the Cut, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2013); Self-conscious: Contemporary Portraiture, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2012); and Ménage à Trois, Enjoy Gallery, Wellington (2012). Haskings is a TCB Art Inc. Board member. In 2016 he travelled to Montpellier, France to participate in an exchange with Gallery Aperto, Montpellier. Haskings has undertaken a PhD at Monash University and was a recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts Residency in Barcelona in 2016.