Nothing is Always Anything
Ryan Foster Art
Ryan Foster was born (1984) and raised in Birmingham, AL. He obtained a B.F.A from The University of Montevallo (2006) and a M.F.A. from The University of South Florida (2011). Both degrees were given with a concentration in Painting and Printmaking. Prior to college (2000-2001) Ryan apprenticed under the virtuoso oil painter Jerri Ford Carter. In 2012 he began working with The Richard Heller Gallery (L.A.). Shows include: The Armory Show (N.Y.C.), Miami Project (Untitled, Miami), and two solo exhibitions at The Heller Gallery in L.A. Other exhibitions include: The Huntsville Museum of Art, The Montgomery Museum of Art, The Gadsden Museum of Art, The Anna Lamar Switzer Center (Pensacola), and Yale University (New Haven).
In 2012 Ryan joined the faculty at The University of Montevallo where he has worked as Senior Instructor of Art and Gallery Director for the last 10 years. His studio is located in his home in downtown Birmingham, where he has lived for the last decade.