Ryan Jones is a contemporary American artist known for bold large scale works on canvas. Born in California in 1981, Ryan lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. His artistic journey began at a young age and was largely influenced by his study of art at Stanford University. Renowned artist Enrique Chagoya and design pioneer Matt Kahn were several notable instructors who provided mentorship. Jones’ work embraces and challenges the traditions of realist painting with an exploration of contemporary practices and observations. His artwork is included in a number of prestigious private collections and has been showcased in galleries, museums and art fairs around the world.