Ryan McCoy

Ryan McCoy’s primary body of work, developed over the last 16 years, includes paintings that combine specific materials such as seawater, ash, rust, and baby powder to create iconographies about time, place, and memory.

McCoy’s work has been exhibited at national and international venues including Longview Gallery (Washington, DC), Connersmith. (Washington, DC); Latrobe Contemporary (Melbourne,  Australia) and Grizzly Grizzly (Philadelphia, PA). McCoy is a 2020 grant recipient from the The Foundation for Contemporary  Arts, Americans for the Arts, and Washington Project for the Arts, and was a Trawick Prize Semi-Finalist in 2018. McCoy’s  paintings are included in numerous private collections  throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, and Australia. He teaches at George Mason University’s University’s School of  Visual Art.



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