David Ryden...a painter who wields oil with a palette knife 


You will find yourself smiling as soon as you see David's impressionist paintings. He is an abstract expressionist who is mainly interested in surface and prefers to work on large canvases painting fast with generous strokes. David's paintings are simple, direct, colorful, sometimes playful, and always inspiring.

David explains, “I’m self-taught. I like the freedom to try anything. My paintings are infused with texture and depth. I use an 8 inch palette knife and just go at it.”

In 2018, David sold his 1,000th painting. All paintings are original, he does not sell prints.

David Ryden paints in Savannah, Georgia. His daughter, Kristin, who lives in the Denver area, is David's Art Broker. 


Many of David's painting are displayed and sold at CODA Studios located in the exclusive shopping district of Cherry Creek North in Denver, Colorado. If you're in Colorado, come check out his art!




DENVER, CO 80206


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