Ryan LaLonde

Artist (Collage-Mixed Media) in Lake County, Illinois

Ryan LaLonde is an illustrator, artist and designer. Ryan’s work is a reflection of his love and passion for color, nature and storytelling. His work is found object mixed media collages. The works typically take months of collecting color swatches from books and magazine, in order to be arranged to create the tones and hues to tell the various stories. Ryan grew up on the family farm in Standish, Michigan and honed his art at the University of Michigan School of Art and Design with a BFA in 1997. Ryan resides in Vernon Hills, IL with his partner of more than 23 years, Chris and their son Farber.

Latest Exhibitions

June 2019

The Blackstone Hotel & Elephant Room Gallery - Pride Month Exhibit

Chicago

June 2019

Escape: The Art of What Could Be - Old McHenry County Courthouse

Woodstock, IL

May-August 2019

Contemporary Finds Main Show - Ice House Gallery

Evanston, IL

August 2018

The Dog Show - Jingletown Art Studios & Gallery

Oakland, CA

July 2018

Pizza Box Show - Inkblot Gallery

Alameda, CA

June/July 2018

The Home Show - Jingletown Art Studios & Gallery

Oakland, CA

December 2019

BASE Upcycle Competition - Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods

Riverwoods, IL

May - Sept 2020

Creating a New Whole - The Center for the Visual Arts

Wausau, Wisconsin

Retail Location

New Works Displayed for Sale at

Fort de Buade Museum and Gift Shop

St. Ignace, Michigan

Accolades

Honorable Mention

Creating a New Whole - The Center for the Visual Arts - 8.20

Winner of BASE Upcycle  - 12.19

Best Overall Design - Alameda Holiday Window display - 12.17

7x7 Magazine - The Stuff We Like - 5.17

© 2018 by Ryan LaLonde

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