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ryam is who i am…

Ryan Anthony Martinez: “IllestRated” LIVE painter, collaborator, and muralist based out of West Oakland/ SF Bay Area. I paint from my heart and my art is rooted in my love for music, nature, and life…

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from Diego to the Bay…

Born and raised in SD, Ryan studied art from a young age and was introduced to LIVE painting in local nightclubs while receiving his undergraduate degree in graphic design . Excelling in painting and illustration Ryan turned towards the fine arts and his love for music and dj/ festival culture. Following his more open minded and spiritual artistic calling, Ryan moved up to the Bay Area in 2008 to complete his MFA in Computer Arts and Illustration at the Academy of Art University San Francisco..