Eruption by Jack Dingo Ryan

September 28, 1999


St. Helens (detail)

The Fugitive Art Center presents Studies for Eruption, an exhibit by Jack Dingo Ryan. The exhibit opens Friday, October 22, 1999, and continues through the 30th of November. An opening reception will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on October 22.

Studies for Eruption includes history paintings that address the suspension of gratification and mastery of domain and an installation that functions asa waiting room for disaster.


Katmai (detail)

Mr. Ryan attended Hunter College in NYC on scholarship and earned his B.F.A. from the University of Oregon, minoring in Philosophy. Before going on to graduate school, Mr. Ryan worked as a commercial fisherman in Kodiak, Alaska. He receives his M.F.A. this May from The University of Georgia, Athens, where he currently attends and teaches drawing and color theory. He has shown at numerous galleries on the west coast, in Georgia, and New York City as a student. He recently received an invitation to exhibit at The Gallery of the Centro in Colombia, South America.

Coincidental to this exhibit, Will Belford, Stuart Flynn, and Charley Henley will be reading at the FAC on the 20th of November at 7:00 p.m.