Lot 188 - Ryan Leigh - In Light of Recent Events
Graphite pencil on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust
Ryan Leigh is a Derbyshire based artist. He studied Fine Art Painting at Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London. Ryan’s drawing practice explores the intersections of romanticism, high strangeness and the esoteric. He constructs images using a combination of personal and found imagery coupled with prompts from literature. Ryan's drawings are highly detailed and considered compositions. He uses a range of media across his drawing practice including graphite, pyrography, liquid charcoal and watercolour. Ryan's has work in various collections in the UK and Internationally, including University of the Arts London Emerging Artists Collection and Pollen Street Social Collection, London. His work was included in The Summer Exhibition 2023 at The Royal Academy of Arts, London.
2006-09 Bachelor of Art, Fine Art: Painting, University of the Arts London (Wimbledon College of Art)
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2023
Out of Line, Köttinspektionen, Uppsala, Sweden 2017
Portrait of a Life Half Known, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London, 2013
Seduction, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London, 2012
Courtship of the Peoples, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London, 2012
Base Metal, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London, 2010
Saatchi 4 New Sensations, A Foundation, London, 2009
University of the Arts London Emerging Artists Collection, UK
Pollen Street Social Collection, London, UK
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‘In light of recent events’ shows a UFO hovering ominously above the Temple of Vesta in Rome.
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