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Catherine Ryan  San Francisco, CA


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'In wait'
Charcoal & acrylic on paper, mounted on panel
Charcoal & acrylic on paper, mounted on panel

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About Catherine

Ryan’s work investigates the significant role family photographs play in our lives and memories. Working in a photo lab while in college, Ryan observed that the same images showed up in scores of rolls of film; each family seemed drawn to documenting situations in similar ways. Ryan uses these loaded elements to display the fundamental nature of human emotion.

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04.04.2013 @ 12:52 PM

dimension from flat landers


04.22.2007 @ 11:53 PM

I love the colors and texture of these works (here and on website portfolio), and the way a random snapshot can be made much more interesting by expanding on the elements within it. My favorite is "Vacation in the Woods".

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