Michael Francis Ryan

Born in Boston, Massachusetts

 

Michael Francis Ryan is an international contemporary artist currently living and working in West Palm Beach Florida. Sculpture, painting, drawing,photography and installation form his various explorations in media. He balances his daily duties as Creative Director at a major advertising agency in Fort Lauderdale together with a lifelong calling as a fine artist. Growing up in the Boston area, he received a Masters degree in Visual Design from the University of Massachusetts. Recognized by the “Who’s Who” of Boston emerging artists early in his career, it lead to major exhibitions of group and solo shows in the Chelsea district of New York including the former Heidi Cho Gallery, Pleiades Gallery, and New Century Gallery. More recent highlights include a select show at the Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton Florida; gallery and international art fair showings in Miami, Amsterdam, London, Florence, Milan, Venice, Innsbruck, and Basel. Included in the collections of the Jewish Historical Society of Boston, Louis of Boston, Xerox Corp., international jazz musician Chuck Mangione, and several private collectors.

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Education

1992 MFA UMASS

 

Exhibitions

2019

Alfa Gallery, Miami FL

Gray Contemporary Gallery, Houston TX

2018

Galleria Loreta Larkina. Venice, Italy

Art Innsbruck, Innsbruck Austria

2017

Merlino Gallery, Florence, Italy

Art Basel, Basel Switzerland

Carte Blanche, Adah Rose Gallery, MD USA

Galeria du Louvre, Paris, France

2016

Gallery Mentana, Florence, Italy

Art Showroom, Merlino Gallery, Florence, Italy

Spazi Aperti, Merlino Gallery, Florence, Italy

Arte in Monastero, Milan Italy

Merlino Gallery, Florence, Italy

2015

Merlino Gallery, Florence, Italy

SCOPE, Art Basel, Miami FL

BAC Gallery, Miami FL

Amsterdam International Art Fair, Netherlands

The Miami Art Expo, Miami, FL

Pyramid Studios, Miami, FL

2014

Pop Up Show, Notting Hill, London

2013

SCOPE, Art Basel, Miami

Adam Street Gallery, London

Boca Art Museum, Boca Raton, FL

2008

Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Aqua Art Fair, Art Basel, Miami, FL

2006

Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY

2004

Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

2003

Xerox Corporation, Stamford, CT

New Century Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

2002

Focus Suites of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA 

1999

Louis Boston, Showcase Artist Series, Boston MA 

1998

Via della Chiesa Gallery, Raynham MA (solo)

1997

Via della Chiesa Gallery, Raynham MA

1995

Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State College, MA

1994

Benjamin Studio, Open Studio showing, Boston MA 

1992

Masters Exhibition, University of Massachusetts

1990

Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State College, MA

1988

Rose Matter Art Gallery, Worcester MA (solo)

1987

Los Angeles Hilton, International Art Exhibition, LA, CA