Ryan Schneider, ‘The Woods’, 2014, Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014

Estimate: $5,000.
Brooklyn-based artist Ryan Schneider experiments with painting as an expression of personal narrative. His latest works are dreamy and richly colored, often featuring a spiritually charged, even shamanic quality. “I create paintings from my experiences and observations, portraying moments of bewilderment, tension, exhilaration, and fatigue as I encounter them in the real world,” he says.

About Ryan Schneider

Joshua Tree-based artist Ryan Schneider experiments with painting as an expression of personal narrative. His latest works are dreamy and richly colored, often featuring a spiritually charged, even shamanic quality. “I create paintings from my experiences and observations, portraying moments of bewilderment, tension, exhilaration, and fatigue as I encounter them in the real world,” he says. Schneider’s work is an exercise in personal theater—an exploration into the way in which experience and the expression of it can diverge.

American, b. 1980, Indianapolis, Indiana, based in Joshua Tree, CA

Group Shows

2015