Oil and wax on canvas
Original size: 18 x 24 in
Photographer: David Ryan
David Ryan is a visual artist and writer, who is also actively involved in contemporary music. He studied at Liverpool and Coventry Polytechnics, and also on a travelling German Scholarship to Hamburg, Lubeck and Berlin.
He has exhibited at the Whitechapel Gallery (Open Exhibition), London, British Abstract Painters, Flowers West, Los Angeles, USA; Painting and Time at the Nunnery Gallery, London, British Abstract Painting 2001 at Flowers East, London, Surface Connections, Holden Gallery Manchester, Illuminate at Jasmine Studios, Hammersmith, London, Flux at London Bridge Tunnels 2005, On the Way to Things at Churchill College, Cambridge, 2006, and Transfer at Keith Talent Gallery, London, 2006.
Recent exhibitions include: Crossing Abstraction, Kunstlerhaus Bethianen, Berlin, 2009, and the Kunsthaus and Forum Konkrete Kunst, Erfurt, Germany, 2012; At the Point of Gesture, 2013 at the Lion and Lamb gallery; After Image (Emerson Gallery, Berlin 2013), and Without Edges There Would be No Middle, Pluspace, Coventry, UK, 2013. Screenings of his video works have taken place at: Konzerthaus, Berlin; Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire; Issue Project Space, New York; Darmastadt Ferienkurse for Neue Musik; V22 Space, London, 2012; Logos, Ghent, 2013, and Qo2 in Brussels, Belgium, 2013. He is currently Reader in Fine Art at Cambridge School of Art.