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Adrian Ryan

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British (1920-1998)


Eton College Architectural Association
Slade School of Fine Art, London

Solo Exhibitions

2005: For places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty” Sutton House. Hackney, London
2002: "Works on Paper", Redfern Gallery, London
2002: A Different Kettle of Fish, Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance, Cornwall, England
2000: The Redfern Gallery, London
1999: Galerie Timothy Tew, Atlanta
1996: Dwelling Places, The Brewhouse Gallery, Eton College, Windsor, England
1995: Four Seasons, paintings by Adrian Ryan at Petworth House, Sussex, England
1994: A Kettle of Fish, Julian Machin/ National Trust at Sutton House, London
1991: Galerie Timothy Tew, Atlanta
1985: Redfern Gallery, London
1985: Retrospective of paintings and watercolors (1943-1985), The Minories, Colchester, Essex
1983: Watercolors, Chateau d'Entrecasteaux, Var, France, Redfern Gallery, London
1980: Gallery 10, London
1978: University of West Virginia, USA
1976: Drawings and Watercolors, Bedoin, Vaucluse, France
1972: Search Gallery, London
1968: Calouste Gulbenkian Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
1967: Circle Gallery, London
1964: The Minories, Colchester, Essez
1956: Arthur Tooth and Sons, Ltd. Gallery, London
1953: Redfern Gallery, London
1951: Redfern Gallery, London
1948: Redfern Gallery, London
1945: Redfern Gallery, London
1944: Redfern Gallery, London
1943: Redfern Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

2004: Adrian Ryan, Angelo Franco, and Olena Zvyagintseva, Galerie Timothy Tew, Atlanta, GA.
2002: "The British Are Coming", Adrian Ryan, Stewart Helm, and Haidee Becker, Galerie Timothy Tew
1997: “Annuual Watercolour Exhibit”, Wimbledon Fine Art Ltd , London
1996: “Stewart Helm, Edith Caywood and Adrian Ryan”, Galerie Timothy Tew
1994: "Adrian Ryan and David Levine", Galerie Timothy Tew
1993: "Adrian Ryan and Sherry Kerlin", Galerie Timothy Tew
1988: "Paintings of the Fifties", Gallery 10, London
1987: "Looking West", Cornish Paintings 1880-1987, Orion Gallery, Newlyn, Cornwall and the Royal College of Art London
1985: "St. Ives 1939-64 (25 years of paintings, sculpture and pottery), Tate Gallery, London
1977: "Paintings of Cornwall, 1945-55", New Arts Centre, London
1962: "West Country Artists", Kunstmuseum, Hanover, Germany
1959: "To-day and Yesterday, Some Important Contemporaries", Arthur Tooth and Sons, Ltd., London
1959: "Portraits by Contemporary British Artists", Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London
1958: "The Religious Theme", Tate Gallery , London
1955: "The Seasons", Tate Gallery, London
1954: "To-day and Yesterday, Some Important Contemporaries", Arthur Tooth and Sons, Ltd. , London
1953: "Figures in their Setting", Tate Gallery, London
1953: "Portraits by Contemporary British Artists", Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London
1950: Arts Council Exhibition, "Contemporary English Painting", Bristol
1948: Third Crypt Exhibition, St. Ives, Cornwall, England
1943: London Group
1942: London Group Since
1949: an irregular exhibitor at the Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London


1978: Still Life Painting Techniques, B.T. Batsford, London
Selected Bibliography
Patrick Heron. Adrian Ryan, New Statesman and Nation, London, England. 17 April 1948.
Patrick Heron. Letter from London, Magazine of Art. New York, November 1948.
Eardley Knollys. Portrait of the artists, Art News & Review, London, England. 22 October 1949.
P.F. Millard. Adrian Ryan, Art News and Review, London, England. 22 October 1949.
Patrick Heron. Peter Lanyon and Adrian Ryan, New Statesman and Nation, London, England. 15 October 1949.
Patrick Heron. “The poetry of colour”, Art News and Review, London, England. 21 April 1951.
Luanne Sanders “Ryan’s Hope”, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, GA, November 2, 1991, p. 24,25.
Donald Locke “French Connection”, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, GA, January 25, 1997, p. 26, 28.
“Adrian Ryan”, The London Times, London, England. December 16, 1998, Obituaries.
Bennett Hennessy.”The Painter Art Forgot”, The Guardian, London, England. Thursday,December 24, 1998, Obituaries.
Frank Ruhrmund. “Artist Adrian Ryan dies”, The Cornishman, Cornwall, England, Thursday, December 31, 1998, Obituaries.
“Adrian Ryan”, Daily Telegraph, Monday, January 4, 1999, Obituaries.
“Adrian Ryan”, Goldlink, April, 1999, Obituaries.

Works in the Permanent Collection of:

The Tate Gallery, London
The Victoria and Albert Musueum, London
The National Gallery of Northern Ireland
The National Gallery of New Zealand
and other principal museums in the United Kingdom