Mark Ryan is a sculptor. He works in a variety of materials – wood, clay, plaster, steel, stainless steel and bronze.  He welds, cuts, casts and shapes. The scale of his work varies from small scale intimate works to very large scale sculptures in public spaces. His work is included in many national and international collections.

He has received the Braun prize at Carlow Eigse and the Halward Sculpture prize. His work is selected regularly for the RHA annual show and Sculpture in Context, the Botanic Gardens Dublin and by various galleries throughout Ireland.

Mark has successfully completed numerous Public Art Commissions in the Per Cent for Art Scheme. He has received commissions from The Office of Public Works, The Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Education, The HSE, University College Dublin, Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and many Local Authorities. He has also completed a number of commissions for Liturgical Artworks. He has collaborated with Maree Hensey on a number of projects.