William Ryan
'Schooner Yacht AMERICA'

William Ryan
'Currituck Light, NC'

William Ryan
'Tybee Island Light'

William Ryan
'Harbor Queens'

William E. Ryan works in oil and watercolor. "I mostly paint subjects I love! I strive to portray an idea or experience, for the pleasure of others and myself!"

Born 1936 in Oakland, California, William E. Ryan resides in Bellevue, Washington. He devotes full time to painting, subjects ranging from marine, land and city scapes.

William graduated from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. Prior, he studied at the California College for Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California. He traveled throughout Europe for two years, while painting and studying art. He is a member of the American Society of Marine Artists, (ASMA), and is listed in "Who's Who in American Art," (18th edition) and in the Dictionary of Sea Painters, E.H.H. Archibald, (2nd edition).

Selected Juried Shows and Awards include:
-Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, Oregon
-ASMA Invitational Exhibition, 1994
-National Academy of Western Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma NAWA 1990
-Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, Connecticut
 ASMA International Competition, Rudolph Schaefer Award,
 1987 ASMA International Competition, Award of Excellence, 1988, 1990
-Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia
-Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
-New York Times, New York
-Honorable Mentions
 Westcoast Paper Show, Seattle, Washington Honorable Mentions
-Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
-Puget Sound Area Exhibitions, Max Lieberman Award, 1977
-Puget Sound Area Exhibitions, Francois Charles Cachous Award, 1978

Selected Private and Public Collections:
Author Ernest K. Gann, Friday Harbor, Washington
United States Navy Art Collection, Washington D.C.
Crowley Maritime Corp., Seattle, Washington
Foss Launch & Tug Corp., Seattle, Washington
Paccar Inc., Seattle, Washington
Pay'n Save Corporation, Seattle, Washington
Petterson Modern Design, Gothenburg, Sweden
California Valley National Bank, Delano, California

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