Come in for a mug of eggnog and meet Virginia equine artist and sculptor, Robyn Ryan, at Gallery On Madison during Christmas in Middleburg on Saturday, December 5.
Robyn will demonstrating how she creates her equine bronze sculpture. She will also have layered acrylic paintings and sculptures available for purchase.
Robyn has always had two consuming interests. One is art and the other horses.
Her Mom and Dad graciously supported her when she took a year off between high school and college to take an intensive nine month course earning certification in horse management and teaching classical horseback riding. The deal was, that she still had to go to a 4-year college and get a“real” degree before pursuing her interest in art. She earned a business management degree with a minor in computer science from Radford University. Fortunately, her horse went with here and she taught horseback riding classes at both Radford and Virginia Tech to help defray costs. She eventually returned to her desire to create art and began attending workshops, working on commissions and eventually renting a studio.
A member of the Virginia Equine Artist Association, she exhibits her art in several juried shows and galleries. Most recently, she participated in the Hunt Country Harvest Ball and Art Show at the Salamander Resort. The event is a special fund raising exhibit hosted by the Loudoun Arts Council and the Phillips Programs for Children and Families.
Jim Allmon Gallery On Madison http://www.galleryonmadison.com/directions-hours/