Author Archives: Ryan

The One About All Things at All Times

Work on the memory paintings continues. These paintings will be featured/available in July’s LxWxH. This afternoon’s was an ambitious painting: This painting never fails to dazzle me. It’s a kind of visual encyclopedia of the Northern Renaissance. I teach a … Continue reading

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Memory Paintings, Pt. 2

There are more of these each day. As I discussed earlier, in an effort to develop new approaches to painting from observation, I’ve been plumbing the depths of my visual memory. Here are the RULES: 1. Use known paintings. Maybe … Continue reading

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Opening Reception: Portraits

Huge gratitude to all my friends and neighbors who made it out for the Portraits opening last night in Vashon. It was wonderful to feel so much support. It was also very cool to see 28 of the portraits up … Continue reading

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Solo Exhibition in May

This May, I’ll be exhibiting a large group of portraits at Ignition Gallery in Vashon, WA. This will be the largest exhibition of these works to date, most of which have not been shown before.           … Continue reading

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SAM Teen Night Out, April 13th

April 13th is Seattle Art Museum’s Teen Night Out. This free event features access to the SAM’s galleries, live performances, and art-making with Seattle Artists.  (Think: SAM Remix for minors.) In honor of the final month of Gauguin & Polynesia, … Continue reading

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Alley 1016 Open Studio… Seriously.

This Sunday, April 1st, my studio neighbors and I will be hosting an Open Studio event from 12-4pm. Free and open to the public.                       I’ll have some old and … Continue reading

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Guaguin and Polynesia Workshop

This Friday night I’ll be at the Seattle Art Museum to lead a teen sketching trip through Gauguin Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise. The show has some excellent paintings and prints from Gauguin’s years in the Pacific, and some beautiful 19th … Continue reading

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Some Recent Drawing

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