Ryan K. Burdzinski
Artist, Graphic Designer
Ryan K. Burdzinski is an Ohio oil painter and graphic designer. He was born in Ravenna, Ohio in 1982, and later returned to the area to study painting at Kent State University. Burdzinski’s major influences are mostly modern painters such as James Rosenquist and photorealist Chuck Close; both of which he discovered while visiting New York City. He received his BFA in painting in 2006, which is also the same year as his first exhibition, “A Million Each” at the Kent State University School of Art. He was later featured in galleries Akron, OH , Lakewood OH and Telluride, CO.
His original artwork can best be compared to surrealism, due to his use of random elements in his processes, and his application of realistic light to impossible, unworldly objects. Over the years his work has grown more complex and vivid. “With each new painting I attempt something new, something I’ve never tried before.” Ryan stated. “Most importantly, something no one’s ever seen before.”
Burdzinski currently lives in Brunswick, OH where he runs a freelance art and graphic design business. He also maintains an art blog, ryanburdzinski.com/blog, and works on his own series of surrealist oil paintings, some of which are currently in display at Embrace Salon and Spa in Brunswick, OH.