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Ryan Patterson

Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, Friends of Wyman Park Dell
C. Ryan Patterson is an who serves as the Public Art Administrator at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.  In his professional role, he serves as staff to mayoral appointed Public Art Commission, manages the municipal Percent-for-Art Program including the City's public art collection.  In 2015 he helped to form and staff Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blakes' Special Commission to Review Confederate Monuments and contributed to the official report issued by the commission in 2016. Ryan has originated a number of local community arts programs and events including Big Draw in the Dell from 2010-2012, Porch Puppet Block Party 2013, and the Smoketown Social Club in Louisville,  KY in 2013.  He is a member of the Porch Puppets shadow puppet troupe and has contributed illustrations to the Green Roof Coloring Book, The Charles Village Festival, and the Baltimore Crankie Fest.