New American Paintings #127

I am pleased to announce that I am among the competition winners in this month’s issue of New American Paintings #127, Pacific Coast Competition, juried by Jarrett Gregory, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art at LACMA. This will be my second appearance in the publication. My work was also included in Issue #73 juried[…]

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[…]

Orange County Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions

    I am proud to announce that two of my paintings are now a part of the Orange County Museum of Art’s permanent collection. As soon as I have any more information, I’ll update this post. Recently, I have returned to the subject of movie theater audiences for a new series[…]

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[…]

SFGate: Art Collection to Open with Levi’s Stadium

From the SFGate blog: “Two hundred pieces of original art, ranging from metal sculptures to oil paintings, have been commissioned for the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara. Twenty-three artists, mostly from California, have been commissioned to make the art.  To see samples, click Art Collection at Levi’s Stadium.   These original[…]