BIO

2014-Present

Working as artist based in Castine, ME and Naples, FL

Photo by Kenzie Fields

Photo by Kenzie Fields

1980-2014

Worked as artist and designer based in NYC. Including . . .

Making art-based lamps that were sold worldwide through art galleries, craft galleries, furniture retailers and designers

Working as designer on cable tv makeover show, Trading Spaces

Running interior design business serving clients in NYC, upstate NY and Connecticut

My work from this period was (and is) displayed online at Dez Ryan Studio

1977-1980

Taught Art History of Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Education

MFA Sculpture and Painting 1980, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

MA History of Art 1977, University of California, Davis, CA

2017 Selected exhibitions and gallery representation

Gail Garcia Studio, New York, NY

Meeting House Gallery, New Marlborough, MA

No. 6 Depot, West Stockbridge, MA

Odegaard art + design, Naples, FL

1980 - 2016 Selected exhibitions and gallery representation

Archtetype Gallery, New York, NY

Archon Gallery, New York, NY

Art in General, New York, NY

Civilization, New York, NY

Davis Gallery, Ketchum, ID

Detail, NYC

Ferrara Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Gilbraltar Gallery, Charleston, NC

Gilmor Gallery, Millerton, NY

Meeting House Gallery, New Marlborough, MA

Motif, Chicago IL

Neo, Buffalo, NY

Odegaard art + design, Naples, FL

Timothy Burns, St. Louis, MO

Uncommon Angles Gallery, Austin, TX