Ryan Nieves (b. 1993) is an illustrator, fine artist, and writer from Staten Island, NY, USA. Since early childhood Ryan has been drawing, around his freshman of college was he decided he wanted to commit to it. Thought a mostly self taught he received his BFA in art from the College of Staten Island in 2016.
A majority of his work explores themes rooted in horror and dark in nature. He was inspired to take this route with his art after discovering the Silent Hill video game series. Ever since he has been creating his pieces, illustrations, and concept art primarily in graphite, a medium he loves and strives to master. Behind most of his work is a short yet elaborate story that illustrates in text the horror, tragedy, and drama found in the majority of his work. Though every once in a while experimenting with the opposite end of the spectrum in his work. His passion is to share his unique visions and stories with people, to show them something interesting, unique, and exciting in the genre he works in.
Ryan Nieves joined Fine Art America on June 23rd, 2016.