Timeline

First Class

The Herbert D. Ryman Living Masters Program begins with one class of 12 students in a warehouse studio shared with Inner City Arts.

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Shane Prigmore Graduates

Shane Prigmore graduates from the 'Living Masters' Program.

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Shane Prigmore graduates

Shane Prigmore graduates from the 'Living Masters' Program. Today, Shane is a successful animator and has worked on projects including Coraline, How to Train Your Dragon, The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers, The Croods, Peobody and Sherman, and The Guardians.

Endowment

The Ryman-Carroll Foundation endowment is established.

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Move to USC

Ruth Weisberg observes classes and offers the University of Southern California as a new home for the program.

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A Brush with Disney

The Ryman-Carroll Foundation publishes A Brush with Disney featuring commercial and fine artwork of artist Herbert D. Ryman.

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Diane Brigham

The Ryman-Carroll Foundation welcomes new Executive Director, Diane Brigham.

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NEA Award

The Ryman-Carroll Foundation receives first National Endowment for the Arts Artworks grant.

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New Name

The Ryman-Carroll Foundation officially adopts the new name, Ryman Arts and goes through a logo redesign by Ryman Arts alumnus, Insung Kim as an employee of Hunt Design.

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Rebecca Tuynman

Ryman Arts welcomes Education Manager, Rebecca Tuynman.

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1st Leadership Board

Ryman Arts Alumni Association elect their first Leadership Board. Oscar Magallenes (Ryman '93) becomes the first Alumni Representative on the Ryman Arts Board of Directors.

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Jojo

Jojo Leovonchiong graduates from Ryman Arts...

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Jojo

Jojo Leovonchiong graduates from Ryman Arts. Today, Jojo is a Designer Engineer at Garner Holt Productions, the world’s largest designer and fabricator of animatronics.

Inaugural BDLA

Ryman Arts hold inaugural Big Draw LA - a month long celebration of drawing.

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Move to Otis

Following 17 years at the University of Southern California, Ryman Arts moves its program to Otis College of Art & Design.

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Move to Otis

NAHYP Finalist

Ryman Arts is announced as a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards finalist for the first time.

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Cal State Fullerton

Ryman Arts expands to a second site at California State University, Fullerton and acheives full capacity of 10 classes by Fall 2015.

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Maker City L.A

Ryman Arts moves administrative offices to Maker City L.A. located at THE REEF building in Downtown Los Angeles.

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