Sharon Ryan is active/lives in California / Canada. Sharon Ryan is known for abstract and botanical painting.
Biography Sharon Ryan
In this resent body of work I am continuing my exploration of sensual
forms inherent in nature. I have chosen the subject of leafless,
pruned back and barren trees which I have painted in silhouette on a
variety of wood veneers and papers.
For me, these pieces
symbolically express life in death, death in life and the intercourse
of man and women. The stripped down trees, hacked away by the
hand of man or by nature's destructive forces, may seem dead and
grotesque, but are actually quite full of life, energy, beauty and
The images of the trees in negative can be viewed
simultaneously as abstract and representational forms. They also
represent my personal desire for the natural world to
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