Ryan Jeanke

Mural Project

Ryan Jaenke
September 01 - November 30, 2016

In Residence: September 1 - November 30
Mural Location: 1414 W. 25th Street

SPACES is proud to host Cleveland Foundation Creative Fusion Artist Ryan Jaenke (Cleveland)

This group of international and local artist for the Creative Fusion Residency were chosen to make art in the public realm. Ryan will be painting a mural on a building in the Hingetown neighborhood near the home of SPACES.

Ryan Jaenke is a lifelong Clevelander who has made his mark on buildings across the country. He has shown his work in Miami, Chicago, and San Francisco, often creating ironic signs lifted from the vernacular history of what is seen daily on the streets of Cleveland. Ryan draws inspiration from photographs in historic archives, and from the streets he travels. He is not averse to seeking places that are not pretty or desirable in the traditional sense but finds the human need to post signs and symbols in public spaces fascinating.

Sometimes working with a close-knit group of like-minded artist, Ryan is able to work on larger projects that integrate multiple points of view. For this mural, Ryan has created a personal vision.


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This project is a part of the SWAP Program.

The SPACES World Artists Program (SWAP) offers residencies to international, national and local artists who explore and experiment. SWAP supports artists in the creation, presentation and discussion of new work, while facilitating opportunities for them to collaborate with artists and audiences in Northeast Ohio.

Regional Artists, Apply for this Program.

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