Ryan O’Malley was born and raised in Laramie, Wyoming. He received his BFA in Printmaking from the University of South Dakota in 2002, and his Master of Fine Arts degree from Louisiana State University in 2005.
Ryan is currently the Associate Professor of Printmaking and Graduate Coordinator at Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi. His work has been included in numerous national and international exhibitions, publications, portfolios and collections. He has exhibited internationally including Russia, Japan, France and China; with solo exhibitions in Parnü, Estonia, and collectively on occasion of the Venice Biennale International Arts Exhibition in 2011 and 2013. Ryan is a member of the renowned Outlaw Printmakers and has toured extensively with Drive-By Press, a mobile printmaking studio. His expertise was recently included in Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process, Second Edition, by Fick and Grabowski.