Juli Cady Ryan, Cincinnati, Ohio Member Since July 2007 Artist Statement I grew up on a farm in north-western Indiana in the small town of La Porte. Many of my paintings are inspired from these early years living in the beautiful countryside. I had dogs, many cats and a pony named Thunder. I spent many days riding that pony pretending I was the female version of the Lone Ranger. My imagination was at work constantly. So it's not a surprise that I use this imagination to create whimsical acrylic paintings!
I do not have any formal art training, I just use my imagination and my love for bright colors to guide me! Some paintings seem to take on a life of their own and I feel I am under it's spell!
I now live in Cincinnati, Ohio with my husband, Sean, and three children, Ashley, Keegan and Lucas. I have two black cats, Francis and Lordie and a ferret, Pauley. I love to read, garden and listen to music.
My first childrens's book and my new art book are available on Blurb! http://www.blurb.com/my/store