Tyler Ryan

Multi Media Artist / Interactive Developer / Designer

Bio

Tyler Ryan is a multimedia artist who received a BFA in photography at Maine College of Art. He is a founding member of Pseudodox Collective, an art and technology group. Their collaborative work, VRage, debuted at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Portland, ME in 2017 and was shown at Currents New Media Art Festival in Santa Fe, NM in June 2018. Tyler Ryan’s works have been exhibited nationally in the United States including the MECAmorphosis 2017: BFA Thesis Exhibition and in POOL PARTY’s group show BELLY FLOP in Palm Springs, CA, 2018. He was awarded Most Innovative Artwork in the 2017 BFA Exhibition for his piece redCamera. redCamera was on view in SPACE gallery's front window in Portland ME, 2018. Tyler plans to continue working on building his metaverse within the ongoing project COSMIC LAG.

Contact

Tyler@tylerryan-meta.com / Lag.Cosmic@gmail.com

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, major in Photography, Maine College of Art, 2018.

Awards

MECA Award, Most Innovative in the Bachelor of Fine Art show, 2017.

Exhibitions

Skills

Work History

Pseudodox Collective

Co-Founder/ Head Curator, 2016 - Present

As the head Curator and artist on the project, (VRage or Virtual Reality Art Gallery Experience,) I managed and curated 14 artists works into an immersive virtual reality experience, bridging the gap between art and technology. VRage was shown in the Institute of Contemporary Art in Portland, ME, and at Currents New Media Art and Technology Festival in Santa Fe, NM.

MOUNTAIN, LTD

IT Specialist, Present

This position consist of assisting and collabroating with internal as well as external contractors to solve various techincal issues.

PhotoMarket

Video Specialist/ Retail, 2017 - 2019

I edit and transfer analog video formats into various digital formats. This position requires me to have knowledge of all video formats, and a strong and concise workflow management.

ArtDoc at Maine College of Art

Lighting technician/ editor, 2014 - 2018

I created opportunities for students to have their work professionally documented. Through this work study, I successfully learned how to light and document artwork, from paintings to fashion pieces. Other tasks included studio management, archiving, and retouching.

Russell French Photography

Studio Assistant, June - September 2017

I acquired skills and techniques in lighting, set styling, and industry standard retouching, and kept the studio, equipment, and set tidy for this commercial food photographer.