Ryan Jones was born in California in 1981 and currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ryan began his artistic journey at a young age and was classically trained in art at Stanford University. He received early instruction by renowned artist Enrique Chagoya and design pioneer Matt Kahn. Jones’ work embraces and challenges the traditions of realist painting with an exploration of contemporary practices and observations. Jones’ artworks are included in a number of prestigious private collections and have been showcased in galleries and art fairs around the world.