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Ryan Mutter

Ryan Mutter

Born in 1978, Ryan graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 2001 and has built up a formidable reputation as a powerful contemporary painter of Industrial and Maritime subjects. His bold realism combined with expressionistic brushwork, transports you into a world of arresting detail and mechanised splendour.

Ryan’s inspiration comes from Britain’s industrial heritage and its connection between man and the sea. In Glasgow alone, shipbuilding provided work for 70,000 men in more than 50 yards spread along 11 miles of quayside. But today these yards sit empty, a shadow of their former self. The advancements made in technology and design methods superseded the old, and made once important skills and craftsmanship redundant. This is what drives Ryan to capture and remind people of how important this work force was in the development of the modern world.

'I want to make sure there’s always going to be something out there that’s evocative and will remind people what was there i... [more]

Ryan Mutter The Beautiful Ships they Made

Ryan Mutter

The Beautiful Ships they Made

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter The Calm of the Clyde

Ryan Mutter

The Calm of the Clyde

Oil

Ryan Mutter The Makers

Ryan Mutter

The Makers

Oil

Ryan Mutter The Streets I Grew Up

Ryan Mutter

The Streets I Grew Up

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter The Tale of 2 Ships

Ryan Mutter

The Tale of 2 Ships

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter A Good Day for Sailing

Ryan Mutter

A Good Day for Sailing

Oil

Ryan Mutter A Sight to Behold

Ryan Mutter

A Sight to Behold

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter Built by the Hands of Men Like Me

Ryan Mutter

Built by the Hands of Men Like Me

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter Steamer Passing Brown's

Ryan Mutter

Steamer Passing Brown's

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter The Gates Open

Ryan Mutter

The Gates Open

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter The Journey

Ryan Mutter

The Journey

Oil on Canvas

Ryan Mutter The Nightshift Workers

Ryan Mutter

The Nightshift Workers

Oil on Canvas

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