Ryan Swallow, Bozeman, MT Member Since April 2009 Artist Statement Ryan Swallow paints hauntingly beautiful figures, expressing emotion through the figure, causing anyone who gazes long enough to see a piece of themselves. Ryan Swallow, a self-taught painter who currently resides in Arizona, has produced more than 100 paintings in his 25 years as a professional painter. In addition to his numerous mural commissions, Mr. Swallow has collectors of his work in Oregon, Utah, California and Mexico City. His latest series of paintings are acrylic on canvas and explore the perceived relationship of beauty, morality and growing old.