FRANK RYAN STUDIOS

Exhibition

La Biennale di Venezia Official Collateral Event

I have been invited to participate in an exciting exhibition at the Venice Biennale 2015. We Must Risk Delight: Twenty Artists from Los Angeles is curated by Elizabeta Betinski, founder of bardoLA, a Los Angeles based 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization. As an official Collateral Event of the Venice Biennale, the exhibition is slated to open to the[…]

Audio: Frank Ryan’s Sonoma State University Talk

Audio clips from the 10/30/2014 talk at the Sonoma State University. Special thanks to Mark Perlman for moderating, Karen Brodsky for organizing the event, and all those who attended. Below are selected audio clips from the talk. Some segments were left out due to poor sound quality, but the bulk[…]

Closing Reception and Artist’s Talk at Sonoma State University 10/30/2014

The talk will be held in the university library art gallery. For the location on campus: http://www.sonoma.edu/maps/?location=schulz  You may park in the Zinfandel lot for $5 or the Art department lot for $8. Frank Ryan will be giving an artist’s talk at the Sonoma State University Library Gallery at 3pm,[…]

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Installation Shots- CLOAK: Iterations of a Draped Figure

Update: The official installation shots can now be viewed here>> on the Exhibitions page In this exhibition, Ryan focuses on the ephemeral presence of the human form. Drapery, haunted by bodily gesture, is preserved independent of its contextual origin. Clay wash drawings document a multitude of arrangements of a canvas drop[…]

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New Bronze Installed at Winery

Frank Ryan’s first bronze, Phantom, was  installed today at the Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa. Phantom is the first completed piece of a series of fabric and wax sculptures made at the Chalk Hill Artist Residency in Healdsburg, CA. The artist applied a beeswax patina on site and poured sea water collected from[…]

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Solo Exhibition: Liminal View

  Frank Ryan: Liminal View Walter Maciel Gallery November 2- December 21, 2013   In this body of work, Ryan reflects on a transitional period of time. Liminal View examines the state of being in-between and perpetual becoming. Most of the paintings depict subjects that are literally transitional spaces, meant to suggest both[…]