One of our mentor artists, Peter Ryan is a Perth based contemporary artist who specializes in oil paintings and pencil drawings. With a background in animation and script writing, he enjoys incorporating his passion for storytelling into his artwork.
Born in Perth Australia, from an early age showed a strong interest in art. He studied at Curtin University majoring in animation and receiving an Honours degree in Design. Peter was chosen to participate in the scriptwriting course with an established Disney animation scriptwriter from LA. As Peter developed is 3D visualisation and storytelling skills in animation, he found after years of creating and colouring 3D environments these skills were adaptable in his art. In 2009 Peter began to paint professionally, devoting time to make it his career.