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Ryan was born in 1995 and lives in Wasaga Beach, Ontario. He entered his works in his first art gallery when he was sixteen. Ryan's style is 'Impressionism' and he enjoys landscape painting 'en plein air'.  Famous artists who inspire Ryan are Tom Thomson and Claude Monet. In 2011 his oil paintings placed first and third in the Juried Art Show at the Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts in Collingwood, Ontario. His art was featured in the Dining & The Arts Magazine and the Rotary Club Calendar in 2013. Ryan entered the Arabella Canadian Landscape Contest in 2013. He is presently attending Georgian College in the Advanced Fine Art program and plans to complete his Bachelor of Fine Art. Ryan's art can be viewed and purchased at the Ryan Fine Art Gallery in Port Carling, Ontario.

Artist's Statement
As an artist I express my passion for nature through my artworks. I want to encourage the viewer's appreciation of nature and its beauty. There are rare times when the un-tapped beauty of nature is visible and no words to describe how breath-taking it can be. It is becoming harder to view due to the disconnection between man and nature. My goal as an artist is to re-connect man with nature. As an artist I have my own narrative but I don't want to influence the viewer's narrative. It is important to me that my paintings stimulate the emotions, memories and thoughts of the viewer.


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