University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Ryan Mandell

Ryan MandellRyan Mandell earned a Master’s degree in Fine Art(Sculpture) from Indiana University and a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art(Drawing) from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Before joining UW-Milwaukee as Assistant Professor and Area Head of Sculpture in 2013 Ryan taught at the University of North Texas, Pennsylvania State University, and Boise State University. His work, which is informed by research in the fields of architecture and urban planning, has been exhibited extensively across the U.S. and internationally, including past shows in Chicago, Dallas, Albuquerque, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Grand Rapids, Budapest, and Berlin, including a recent solo exhibition with the Institute of Contemporary Art, Baltimore. He is a recent recipient of an Idaho Commission on the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts grant, and his work has been recognized by Time Out Chicago Magazine, Baltimore City Paper, The Chicago Tribune, and Sculpture Magazine.