'Currituck Light, NC'
'Tybee Island Light'
William E. Ryan works in oil and watercolor.
"I mostly paint subjects I love! I strive to portray an idea or
experience, for the pleasure of others and myself!"
Born 1936 in
Oakland, California, William E. Ryan resides in Bellevue, Washington. He
devotes full time to painting, subjects ranging from marine, land and city
William graduated from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New
York. Prior, he studied at the California College for Arts and Crafts,
Oakland, California. He traveled throughout Europe for two years, while
painting and studying art. He is a member of the American Society of
Marine Artists, (ASMA), and is listed in "Who's Who in American Art,"
(18th edition) and in the Dictionary of Sea Painters, E.H.H. Archibald,
Selected Juried Shows and Awards include:
-Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, Oregon
-ASMA Invitational Exhibition, 1994
-National Academy of Western Art, Oklahoma City,
Oklahoma NAWA 1990
-Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, Connecticut
International Competition, Rudolph Schaefer Award,
International Competition, Award of Excellence, 1988, 1990
Museum, Newport News, Virginia
-Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
-New York Times, New York
Paper Show, Seattle, Washington Honorable Mentions
-Frye Art Museum,
-Puget Sound Area Exhibitions, Max Lieberman
-Puget Sound Area Exhibitions, Francois Charles Cachous
Selected Private and Public Collections:
Author Ernest K. Gann, Friday Harbor, Washington
States Navy Art Collection, Washington D.C.
Crowley Maritime Corp.,
Foss Launch & Tug Corp., Seattle, Washington
Paccar Inc., Seattle, Washington
Pay'n Save Corporation, Seattle,
Petterson Modern Design, Gothenburg, Sweden
Valley National Bank, Delano, California