Irish Artist-designer Ryan Mc Elhinney was born in Dublin in 1973. Classically trained as an Animator, Ryan has worked on many Feature movies in Europe and America for Walt Disney and 20th Century Fox.
He moved on to a blossoming career in model making, sculpture and production design when working for Fox in Arizona. Creating magnificent sculptures from recycled materials. He has since been commended by design experts, ranging from Philippe Stark to Kanye West, and has sold his pieces from every end of the world.
McElhinney continues to push the boundaries of salvaging and re-imagining discarded materials and is currently working on a series of installations using empty shotgun shells to create epic imposing works of art that expand on his poignant theme of War and crime.