Ryan Weatherly lives and works in Seattle Washington. He received his BFA in drawing and painting at Iowa State University in 2009 and graduated from the University of Washington with an MFA in 2013. His paintings present an ever-changing reality putting the solidity of the subjects (primarily portraits and isolated figures) into question. The work is situated in a psychological space between individual expression and societal constraint.

Website: https://www.childhoods-end-gallery.com/weatherly_info.html
Instagram:  @ryan_weatherly

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