Professor Ryan teaches courses focused on drawing, within the Foundation program.
Professional Title: Professor, Foundation
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Fine Arts: Painting, Drawing
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Foundation
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Drawing Fundamentals; Drawing Elective: Conceptual; Drawing Intensive
Education: MFA, Painting, Boston University (1984); BFA, Painting and Art Education, University of Massachusetts – Amherst (1977)
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: Solo Exhibitions:
2016 Masking Power, AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY2016 Myths, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas2015 Words Can Only Point Worcester Arts, Worcester, Ma 2014 National Endowment for the Arts2014 A.I.R. Trust Grant, Berkshire Taconic Foundation2013 RUINLUST, Soho 20 Gallery, Chelsea, NY2013 40th Anniversary Invitational First Place, Soho 20Juror: Paddy Johnson2013 Northampton Arts Council, Mural Restoration Grant, Northampton, MA2011 Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed National Grant, PAAMJurors: William Stover, Milena Kalinovska, Patricia Hickson
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