Photo by Kenzie Fields

Photo by Kenzie Fields

2014 - PRESENT

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

1980-2014 - 

Worked as artist and designer based in New York, NY, 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 New York City, upstate NY and Connecticut

My work from this period is displayed online at Dez Ryan Studio


Taught Art History at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL


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

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

1980 - PRESENT - 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, New York, NY

Ferrara Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Gail Garcia Studio, New York, NY

Gilbraltar Gallery, Charleston, NC

Gilmor Gallery, Millerton, NY

Meeting House Gallery, New Marlborough, MA

Motif, Chicago IL

Neo, Buffalo, NY

No. 6 Depot, West Stockbridge, MA

Odegaard art + design, Naples, FL

Timothy Burns, St. Louis, MO

Uncommon Angles Gallery, Austin, TX