MARK RYDENBorn January 20th 1963 USA
Mark Ryden is one of the most celebrated artists of the Pop Surrealism movement.
Mark Ryden was born in Medford, Oregon but was raised in Southern California. He studied illustration and graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, in 1987. His solo debut show entitled ‘The Meat Show’ was in Pasadena, California in 1998. Mark Ryden's ‘The Tree Show’ exhibit in March 2007 at the Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles featured oil paintings and sculptures. The largest of the paintings, ‘The Tree of Life’ sold for $800,000 before the exhibit opened.
Mark Ryden's paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide.
Mark Ryden currently lives and works in Eagle Rock, California, in a studio that he shares with his wife, artist Marion Peck.