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Michael Paul Ryan, American artist. Recipient Jane Peterson Still Life award Hudson Valley Art Association, 1980, Dumond Memorial prize Salmagundi Club, 1976, Suydam Bronze medal National Academy of Design, 1976. Member National Artists Equity, New York Artists Equity.


Ryan, Michael Paul was born on April 29, 1953 in Pearl River, New York, United States. Son of John Matthew and Lorraine Carlotta (Wethly) Ryan.


Student, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 1971-1972; student, Memphis Academy Art, 1973-1975; stuent, National Academy Fine Art, 1975-1976; stuent, Art Students League New York, 1977-1980; stuent, Tropen Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1982.


Art editor, Inside Inner City, Memphis, 1975; fine artist, Spijk, The Netherlands, 1981; fine artist, The Netherlands and United States, since 1981.


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  • Other Work

    • One-man show include Dillon Gallery, New York City, 1998, Borzo Gallery, s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 1984, 87, 89, 95, Museum Markiezenhof-Retrospective, Bergen-Op-Zoom, The Netherlands, 1994, Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, 1989, Gallery den Breems, Westport, Connecticut, 1988, Gallery Lenten, Deventer, The Netherlands, 1986, Gallery de Stouwe, Maartensdijk, The Netherlands. Exhibited in group shows at Borzo Gallery, The Netherlands, 1984, Veluws Museum Harderwijk, The Netherlands, 1996, Foire International d' Art Contemporain, Grand Palais, Paris, 1996-1998, Maastricht Fine Arts Fair, 1995, Uit de Kunst van de Bank, 1993, California Vistas, 1992, Gallery 30, San Francisco, 1991, Kunst en Zaken, 1988, Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, 1988, Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, 1995. Co-author: (with Nina Shengold) Michael Ryan Between Living and Dreaming Paintings 1982-1994, 1994.

      Represented in permenant collections.


Member National Artists Equity, New York Artists Equity.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: yoga, meditation, gardening, racquetball.


Married Hope Leslie Finkelstein, December 31, 1982 (divorced February 1993). Married Sara Ruth Harris, February 12, 1995.

John Matthew Ryan

Lorraine Carlotta (Wethly) Ryan

Sara Ruth Harris

Hope Leslie Finkelstein