Ryan’s work is fueled by Montana and our own subconscious. He bring the idea and the colors from our natural world and combine sthem with a surreal concept. The subject is always in a tranquil state, unaffected by its surroundings. The sole objective for ryan’s work is to open a passage way to another world that will put the audience in a peaceful-zen like state of mind.
Ryan Brown has lived in Billings for over 20 years and has been interested in art and architecture from a very young age. He graduated from Skyview High School and has attended MSU Billings.
His work has always had an abstract core while experimenting with other forms and figures to develop his own style. Cy Twombly, Gerhard Richter, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Russell Chatham, and Theodore Waddell are artists that have inspired him. Environments, personalities, trends, and nature drive the message and feeling of his work.
He has been active in showing his works since 2008. Ryan has shown in Deck the Walls, multiple Rogue Gallery shows, 2009 Yellowstone Art Museum Small Works auction, many Billings Art Walks, The Staggering Ox solo show, 2011 Yellowstone Art Museum Summerfair and Winterfair, 2012 Yellowstone Art Museum Art Auction 44, the Jackson Hole Art Fair, and his work is collected in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Florida, California, and Scottsdale.