Artem Ryskin

Born in Russia in 1990, Artem Ryskin’s artworks are inspired by computer graphics and design. His three-dimensional paintings are composed of hundreds, and often thousands, of painted screws drilled at different depths into a wood panel. The resulting works are a conversation between material and medium where two-dimensional painting and sculpture converge into a cohesive image. His works center around what he feels are the important things in life, such as love, freedom, and humor.

After attending art school he worked as graphic designer and art director from 2007 to 2015. For thirteen years, Ryskin envied the freedom of artists but was hesitant to commit full-time to his own creative instincts. After travelling to different countries, visiting art exhibitions, and moving to Barcelona, Spain, Ryskin found inspiration in combining classical with digital.