Tam Ryan - Fine Artist

Tam Ryan

Mesa, AZ - United States








Tam Ryan

Mesa, AZ - United States

Tam Ryan - Fine Artist

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May 17th, 2011







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Websites: www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/tam-ryan.html
Blog: www.tamryanphotography.blogspot.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PhotographyByTamRyan

I received my first camera at age ten from my father, who had learned darkroom photography from a prominent photojournalist. That first starter camera sparked my interest in photography from that day forward. By the time I was in my twenties, I realized that photography would be a part of the rest of my life. I have lived in the Southwestern United States for over thirty years. My interests originally centered on the region's unique attributes, especially its vast landscapes. Then, in recent years, I have enjoyed narrowing my focus on birds, other wildlife and desert flora. My other interests are architecture, abstracts in architecture and abstracts in nature. Being outside with nature is the most rewarding part of expressing myself with photography because of the beauty and serenity. It evokes the creative spark that challenges me to portray what I see in the best possible light.

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Published Works:
*Featured Cover Photo on Arizona Highways Magazine's Facebook page (January 2014)
* Over 60 images published in Friday Fotos in the Arizona Highways Magazine blog

Published in The Arizona Daily Star newspaper
Published in The Arizona Republic Newspaper
Published in Lake Havasu Chamber of Commerce Publications
Published in Havasu Magazine
Published in Discover Havasu Magazine
Published in Guide to the Western Sunbelt Magazine
Published in The Sun Newspaper
Published in Lake Havasu Yacht Club brochure
Published in Beachcomber R.V. Resort brochure
Published in Colorado River Guide
Published in London Bridge Days Brochure
Published in Travel Poker (A Retix Publication) May/June 1990 issue:
Published in Mohave County Phone Book

Other Accomplishments:

* First Place award for 'Skull Shadow' August 2009 Judged by Photo-Artist Glyn Davies

* Featured Photographer during all of May 2008 and November 2012 at The Irish Cultural Center in
Phoenix, Arizona during the Friday Art Walk

* Winner in twelve categories in the Arizona Office of Tourism, Arizona Summer Scene '92 Photo contest, judged by Carlos Elmer, renowned photographer for Arizona Highways Magazine

* Front cover photo for the 1984 Mohave County phone book, Kingman, Arizona

* Grand prize of the Lake Havasu area Film Commission's Film in Arizona Photo Contest (May 1980)

*Art show ribbons awarded as a member of the Lake Havasu Art Guild, Lake Havasu City, Arizona (1980's)

Other Publications:
Coffee table photo book, 'Arizona Treasures' is for sale at this link:

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without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.!

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Tam Ryan - West Fork Oak Creek

West Fork Oak Creek by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Papago Park

Papago Park by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Granite Dells

Granite Dells by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Upside Down

Upside Down by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Through the Magical Mists of Time

Through the Magical Mists of Time by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Skull Shadow Monochrome

Skull Shadow Monochrome by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - In their memory

In their memory by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Fire Truck

Fire Truck by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Sky High

Sky High by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Memories on Wheels

Memories on Wheels by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Memories on Wheels

Memories on Wheels by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - Chevy Classic

Chevy Classic by Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan - The Salt River

The Salt River by Tam Ryan

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