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CONTACT:

EMAIL: ryanbentzinger@hotmail.com

FACEBOOK: /RyanBentzingerArt

INSTAGRAM: @ryanbentzinger

PHONE: +1 641 780 6678

Ryan Bentzinger is a teaching artist based out of Iowa City, USA. He graduated with a BA in Studio Art with Honors in Education from the University of Iowa in 2011. Ryan was the assistant to Chunghi Choo from 2009 - 2015. He has been the Art Teacher at Willowwind School since 2012.

Ryan has exhibited his artwork internationally. His artwork has been acquired for the permanent collections of the Santiago Museum of Contemporary Art in Chile; the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, and University Museums of the Iowa State University in Iowa; and Arnoldsche Art Publishers in Germany.

Ryan's artwork is inspired by imagination, travel, and societal phenomena. He self-published a graphic novel, nAMUH: Book 1, and it is a part of the University of Iowa Museum of Art collection. The book can be purchased at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art gift shop, Prairie Lights Bookstore, and online.

Ryan is licensed under the State of Iowa to teach K-12 Art. He has taught internationally, and has been teaching private art lessons for children and adults since 2015.