Photo: Ryan McClelland in London

Ryan McClelland

Artist, Teacher, Gallery educator

Ryan McClelland was born in Liverpool in 1978; he graduated from Camberwell College of Arts in 2000, Goldsmiths College in 2002 finally receiving and MA in fine Art from the Royal College in 2007. Since then he has had three solo exhibitions in London, and taken part in over thirty group shows both nationally internationally.
His work has been placed in several important public and private collections in Europe and the USA including the Royal College in London and the Servres Museum in Paris. Ryan also regularly publishes work, including projects with Hermit Editions, The Royal Academy and Sheer Wonder Press.
He has also been involved with various educational projects and been invited as a visiting lecturer to venues and Art schools including Camden Arts Centre, Camberwell College of Art, The Royal Academy Schools, Camberwell College of Art and Birmingham Institute of Art & Design. Since 2002 he has taught children and young adults with SEN at the Bridge School in Islington. From 2010- 2012 he was appointed as Printmaking Fellow at the Royal Academy, and currently sits on the board of  trustee's of IntoArt an artists collective for adults with learning difficulties based at studio Voltaire. Ryan currently lives in north London with his wife Leah and their dog Barbara.

Location London
Activities Further education, Special needs education, Lecturing, Practice-based research, Disability arts, Participatory projects, Gallery education
Artforms / type of project Education project, Ceramics, Drawing, Installation, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture, Text, Textiles

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