About Drawn Studio
Drawn Studio, located in the vibrant city of Maplewood, Missouri, is a premier art studio that offers personalized drawing instruction. We cater to students of all ages and skill levels, providing a comprehensive learning experience. Our group workshops and multi-day series create an interactive environment for students to learn collaboratively. We teach traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing, emphasizing foundational techniques and composition principles. We encourage critical thinking and the exploration of individual artistic styles.
Drawn Studio also fosters a supportive community through exhibitions, open studio events, and art-related discussions. Join us to grow as an artist and connect with fellow creatives.
About the Founder
Ryan Greis is Founder and Head of Instruction and Research at Drawn Studio. Guided by an active interest in late 19th/early 20th Century American Realism art, he has identified and located a number of previously lost works by painters such as Frederick Oakes Sylvester and Frank Duveneck. Ryan is also a specialist in representational drawing and brings his unique intrigue in historic art and drawing techniques to his teaching studio.
His artwork has appeared on the pages of New York Press, St. Louis Magazine, Riverfront Times and other local and regional publications around the United States, earning him numerous awards year after year from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia.
He earned his Bachelor's of Arts degree in Visual Communication from Northern Kentucky University and his MBA from Lindenwood University.
DR. CINDY GORDON, PhD