Ryan Horvath is an artist and educator living in Orlando, FL. He received his MFA in
Ceramics from the University of Washington, and throughout his career he has been a
studio assistant to many artists, including Jun Kaneko and Gary Hill. He has received
several awards such as the Financial Recruitment Award, the Nordstrom Recognition
Award and the Fund for Excellence and Innovation. Ryan’ s sculptural work
has taken him to several places including the Roja International Art Symposium in Roja,
Latvia as well as the “Games of Antiquity” exhibition and residency at the Gasser
Grunert Gallery in New York City. His work has been exhibited in venues such as “Sun
Worshipers” at the Family Business Gallery in New York, “20/20 Vision Invitational” at
the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, and “Summer Introductions” at the Seattle Art
Museum Gallery. He is passionate about photography as well and has been granted
several accolades such as an Artist Trust Fellowship, the King County Purchase Prize
Collection and “Panorama” public mural project in parts with Seattle Metro Transit and
Photo Center North West. Ryan has taught Visual Literacy at the University of
Tampa for two years and is currently at the University of Central Florida teaching Art &
Design: 2-D & 3-D Fundamentals. He also is the Visual Arts Instructor at the Trinity
Performing Art Center in Orlando, FL.