Ben Ryan is an American but lives in Killarney, Co. Kerry. He is a visual artist, illustrator and printmaker. He studied with the American Academy of Art in Chicago in the early 90’s. He then went to work as a scenic artist producing backdrops and murals for the advertising and film industries. He is an independent artist looking to freelance.
Ben tends to pull ideas from various sources such as film, music, literature and history. He is currently working on a graphic novel and preparing for an exhibition in the autumn.