Ryan Longo

artist

The 'Fish' -  Nuit Blanche 2019

The 'Fish' - Nuit Blanche 2019

Lurking in the darkness this fish will bring the light

The 'Fish' - Nuit Blanche 2019

The 'Fish' - Nuit Blanche 2019

Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche

Light Sculpture in Death Valley

Light Sculpture in Death Valley

Sting Ray Light Sculpture

Sting Ray Light Sculpture

REACTOR in Black Rock City

REACTOR in Black Rock City

Radial Engine

Radial Engine

Digital Photography

Prototype Arm Cuff

Prototype Arm Cuff

3D Printed Arm Cuff

Molded Leaves

Molded Leaves

Fresh Batch of Resin Leaves

Light Fiber Modules

Light Fiber Modules

Custom Molded LED Fiber Module

Desert Flower

Desert Flower

LUNA

LUNA

Earth Resist ready for paint

Earth Resist ready for paint

The First Sting Ray

The First Sting Ray

Reactor on Playa

Reactor on Playa

Light Helmet

Light Helmet

CUSTOM FABRICATION

 

We can bring your creative ideas to life with our full service custom fabrication shop in downtown Toronto. Surrounded by a diverse community we can get the job done. 

 

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ART INSTALLATIONS

REACTOR

The Mighty REACTOR. A symbol of empowerment and unity. A majestic stance, poised between earth and sky Reactor reaches for infinite heights. An unknown organism from an unknown time and place Reactor is a glimpse into a possible near future when plant has become machine. 

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Ontario Place 2018

BIO LUMINESCENT STINGRAYS

A careful harmony of material and shape transcends natural form in this steel pair. Gracefully poised in motion these majestic creatures soar overhead in a dance of bioluminescence. The natural curves contrasted with the rigid metal in meant to provoke thought on our relationship as living creatures in a super technological world.

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Fairmount Royal York Hotel 2018

EARTH RESIST

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The light within pulses outward towards infinity. Photons cut across the landscape illuminating cerebral pathways of a brighter future. The planet is changing and mother nature has begun to defend herself. Piercing through the land these shapes grow as a response to the increasing industrialization of green space. We get a glimpse of a dystopian near future where nature fights back. An unknown organism from deep within the planets core has emerged. Impervious to the fierce winter winds this array of deep Earth barbs stand firm in the brutal climate. Resilient to the harshest conditions these thorns illuminate the dark winter landscape guiding you towards the light.  We realize we can embody the strength these thorns show us. Fierce and radiant they shine through the night. In darkness we must shine. 

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ARTIST BIO

REACTOR

PORT HOPE WEST BEACH

"Art, It's what glues us all together. It fills the blank spaces. Adds beauty where there is darkness"  

- Ryan Longo

REACTOR

PORT HOPE WEST BEACH

CONTACT

Ryan Longo

ryanlongo@gmail.com

416-556-6173

 
 

I find inspiration in the relationship between nature, technology and how it manages to work itself into our lives. My passion is in working with my hands and creating. I focus on using industrial materials to create a natural look. When I get a chance to experience nature I’m so blown away how the natural world is finds a way. Every random element has a purpose.

 

Light has become a common theme in most of my work in the past few years. Light gives the art another dimension and opens up many different ways to show my work. 

 

Since then my art has grown. It has become more refined and my process has matured. Because of this I've brought many different people into my life through art. This has had a incredible impact on my life. The experiences created for other through my art keeps driving me to take it to the next level.

©2019 by Ryan Longo Design Inc.