Kelley Ryan was born in Houston, Texas, in 1982. She grew up drawing and painting, and attributes her talent to her mother. Kelley studied art at Texas State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art with an emphasis in painting. In 2006, she moved to New York City, where she lives, works and draws inspiration from the city. In addition to Galerie Ravin, her work can be found at Galerie Elysees on Central Park South, and The Lion on West 9th Street. Her paintings have been sold to patrons all over the world. Kelley is a member of the New York Chapter of the American Socity of Contemporary Artists (ASCA).