In his first exhibition with the gallery, Ryan Decker is taking a hike. A walk down a winding trail where he deploys the materials of camping to transmute experiences from an adolescence spent experimenting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia. Decker has created sculptural work on the border of figuration that explore the function and convenience of modern tools with the inherent chaos of nature. Escalator to the Overlook describes seemingly incompatible methods of escapism by merging the refuge found in digital spaces with the experience of retreating to the great outdoors.

Ryan Decker

Remote Access Viewer

35" x 41" x 12"

Ash, PLA, Resin, Acrylic, Glass, Cherry, Fiberglass

Ryan Decker

Back of Beyond

70" x 38" x 31"

Epoxy Clay, Cherry, Fiberglass, Stainless Steel

Ryan Decker

Leaky Bladder

12" x 15" x 10"

Fiberglass, Resin, Aluminum, Cherry

Ryan Decker

Comfort Station

38" x 11" x 6"

Aluminum, Resin, Nylon Webbing

Ryan Decker

Spirit Stove

11" x 18" x 8"

Cherry, Glass, Aluminum

Ryan Decker

Bird Gets Worm (Bald Knob)

91" x 13" x 15"

Ash, Printed Fiberglass