Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan


Tim’s work is 3-D, spatial sculpture that generally begins on a constructive surface Tim builds upon. Sometimes he paints or collages on the surface. He uses electro-mechanical, time-related aspects as well, but right now he is making an effort to reduce these elements. “I’m returning to working on panels,” he says.  “For artistic reasons, I’m in a reductive phase with my work.”

Tim’s art career has taken him up and down the West Coast, from Oregon to Alaska to California. He

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What do you do now? Has your art evolved or changed?

It meant bacon saving!

What is one piece of advice you would give to an emerging artist?

In 2000, I received an award for sculpture. While I still do 3D, spatial works my art is moving to painting on panel. Go to my website to see what I’m doing: http://tryan.carbonmade.com

Briefly, how would you describe the state of the arts locally, as well as national and beyond?

Don't waste money on art school.

Locally, few venues. Nationally, inbred.