The artists will enjoy private studio space in the Ames School of Art and mount a solo art exhibition near the end of the six-week residency. The Illinois Wesleyan University Artist Residency Program will offer IWU students the opportunity to interact with innovative artists from around the globe.
Eileen Ryan is a cross-disciplinary artist from Massachusetts, USA. She uses her background in science to create investigative works about existential stability, spirituality, phenomenology, time and connection. Using a proces of experimentation and observation, Eileen creates performative works and installations to communicate her concepts to a variety of audiences. She has exhibited work in New York, Boston, Tel Aviv, London, Japan, Ireland, Portugal and Peru.