Just spent the day designing a classic new menu for Ariana Restaurant and Cafe. I will post a full-layout once it has printed for the restaurant.
Today “OWL” by RYAT, a music video I collaborated on with Steve Teeps, launched on Dazed and Confused. RYAT – “Owl” Official Music Video from Steve Teeps on Vimeo.
I’ve been playing! PRAYING MANTIS FROM SPACE the the images are collaged using photos i’ve taken in the past 6 months. the sun is a glare from a streetlight in niagra falls. the praying mantis is from my last apartment in pittsburgh. it came into my bathroom while i packed for L.A. the beach [...]
I’ve been working in the Brand Marketing and Events sector of L.A Times for the past month. Did development for their “Envelope Screening Series” as well as “Hero Complex,” and some of their membership and deal campaigns. Just an update! Available in January. Lata!
Before I left Pittsburgh I spent a lot of time collaborating with the images of Matthew Macri (aka Octeel) and Laura Petrilla. I love these people. I think they are my favorite people to work with, hands down! This is a layout by me, and OCTEEL’s amazing illustration. I have always been a fan of [...]
Just wanted to share these two videos that I edited with Lauren Goshinski after the VIA 2010 festival.
Sarah Lolley is a journalist who found a helpful and comedic voice in parenting. She travels to Fashion weeks often, interviews celebrities, and writes for a handful of publications as a freelancer. This project, Accidental Mama (A.M.) just launched its phase 1 for future fundraising. In the next 6 months watch for webisodes, a ‘real’ [...]
Integration is a book of quotes by Kellee Maize, Photography by Laura Petrilla, and Artwork by Matthew Macri. I combined their artwork, quotes, and photos for a book of 70 spreads. Published through St. Lynnes Press. Just finished this yesterday!
I am working on a new poetry project. Its based on a concept and time limit of 21 Desert Poems w/ Experimental Narration and (slightly) Animated Photography in 11 minutes. Photos are from the trip I took across the country as I relocated from Pittsburgh to California. I also took lots of empty desert video – [...]
In the next year I will be living and looking for work in Los Angeles. I am not sure L.A. is my permanent spot, but I will be there for at least a year. I want to see how L.A.’s professional waters might differ from where I’ve been for the past 12 years. I take [...]
Just started a new web project at www.Ryat.info. The page that up is just a start. I wanted to make sure we are collecting data and analytics while the site is being completed.
This guy has been with me for two days. I keep setting up my iPhone in a good spying position so I can monitor his every move. Patience, and decision making in your dreams are two traits involving praying mantis symbology. See my other bug encounter.
Wednesday, July 11th at Pittsburgh Filmmakers 9 am – 10:15 am doors @ 8:30 am $10 I am giving a presentation about my video projects. Come drink coffee with me and watch my movies! Then we will talk about art. here’s the info and a list of other scheduled artist presentations [...]
While at Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts I worked out of PR and Marketing. In an effort to experiment with marketing, artist, and exhibit documentation I collaborated with our in-house Production team whose goal it was to fuel intern and artist education. Together we designed assignments in which media artists and interns [...]
7pm drinks. 8pm movies. Melwood Screening Room 477 Melwood Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15221 Theaters.PittsburghArts.org In the Fall of 2010 I asked a handful of my favorite poets in the Pittsburgh area if they would contribute to my thesis video by giving me a poem to turn into a video. Nikki Allen, Jack Wilson (D.J. Brewer), [...]
I started thinking about eating mythological creatures, or creating meals that are themed after mythical creatures and stories, or what it would be like to eat them. The first one I thought of was the hungry ghost. Of course, I decided Hungry Ghost is a dessert! I hope to put together about 8 of these, [...]
On March 18th, 2012 I was super excited to direct a music video for Boulevard of the Allies and their single, “She Said No.” Here are some stills. Looking forward to the video release party where the dancers are returning to perform! Thank you Joel Lindsay! and Thank you Sam Boese for your amazing lighting [...]
My friend Daniel Hinder is a web comic author. Since he was my roommate in the early 2000′s he’s worked on Among the Chosen, a web comic with an accumulated 500+ pages of highly detailed graphics built with illustration and CGI. I always wanted to be able to make anything I imagined in digital [...]
In an effort to fill the world with good social networking icons, here are my favorites. I am just not a fan of the super textured, stylized social icons. Short on words, so here’s the list: ICONS 31 Free Clean Icon Sets For Minimal Web Design 1,540 inFocus Simple White Social Media Icons – [...]
I worked with Brian on his movie in the coffee shop scenes. He gave me a DP credit. Shot at the Beehive in the Southside and also 61C’s exterior. Tablet of Tales- Theatrical Trailer from Brian Cottington on Vimeo. tablet of tales – opening credits from Brian Cottington on Vimeo.