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Ryan is a painter who creates otherworldly landscapes and sculptural objects. He draws inspiration from frequent trips into the Michigan wilderness as well as locations in Detroit’s North End neighborhood where he lives and works. Ryan received his BFA from the Stamps School at the University of Michigan in 2012 and his MFA from Wayne State University in 2018. He has completed several community murals in Detroit and frequently exhibits work in the region.


Artist Statement:

Ryan Herberholz is a Detroit based artist focused on landscapes and objects that humans utilize for survival and socialization. Many of his works probe the way humans act and interact under adverse circumstances. Herberholz conveys indeterminate narratives through evidence of human activity found in his figure-less landscapes.

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