Jack Ryan


Scriabin’s Mustache, installation view, Audio and electronic components, wood, archival inkjet, and mixed medias

Jack Ryan is an interdisciplinary artist and independent curator living in the Pacific Northwest. His practice uses sound as a conduit to explore distortions in contemporary culture. He is the co-director of Ditch Projects in Springfield OR and the director of Pacific Sky Exhibitions in Eugene. Jack has exhibited in venues such as The IMAFY (Cairo Egypt); Dublin Electronics Arts Festival (Ireland); Maison Laurentine (Paris); Ausstellungsraum Klingental (Basel, Switzerland); American University Museum (Washington DC); The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington D.C); MICA (Baltimore); and the 2012 Portland Biennial. This year Jack is showing projects at the University of California as well as venues in Nashville, Indianapolis, Connecticut and Chicago. Jack twice attended the Banff Centre as a fellow, this summer he received a Oregon Ford Family Fellowship allowing him to attend a residency at Djerassi.