Eddie Ryan has taught extensively over the last 23 years to a wide variety of learners on a broad variety of Programme types, and has lived and worked in the UAE since 2013.
He is a graduate of Central St Martins School of Art and Design, London, and the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Eddie has served as course leader and senior lecturer at Art Schools and Institutes of Technology in Ireland, and has amassed a considerable body of studio and freelance work in the area of Visual Communications both in Ireland and the UK.
He has been a member of the Irish and International assessment panels for the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD), and has successfully assisted students with their entries to the same scheme for a number of years.
In the latest iteration of his teaching career, he is enjoying the challenge of bringing the discipline of Visual Communications to the UAE, and is very much looking forward to educating the next generation of Graphic Designers at Middlesex University, Dubai.
MA, Visual Communications (NCAD, Ireland)
BA(Hons) Graphic Design (CSM, London)
National Certificate in Design (AIT Ireland)
Graphic Design/Visual Communication:
Editorial Design and Layout
Corporate Identity, Branding
Primarily, designing with and visually interpreting non-visual cultural material, i.e. traditional ‘Sean Nós’ singing, and how traditional singers are made. That particular work took the form of a suite of photo etchings and were exhibited in Ireland in 2009.
‘A Topography of Absence’ – an ongoing immersive photography project that infers from and visually interprets the work of the author John McGahern.
New Topographics - photography of man-altered landscapes.
’35 Photographs Reveal the Secrets of Nighttime’
Two images selected for an online gallery of Night Photography, November 2016