Chris Ryniak

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Biography[edit]

Chris Ryniak was born as a baby in 1976 in the suburbs of Detroit. He spent his childhood basking in the warm glow of Saturday morning cartoons and flipping over rocks in search of insects, reptiles and ghosts.

Years later...

A graduate and former instructor of the Ringling School of Art and Design, He is now a painter and sculptor of all manner of critters. Chris' work has been exhibited in galleries throughout the US including Miami, LA, New York City as well as Hamburg,Germany. His paintings have also been published in numerous books and periodicals in the States as well as in Europe and Singapore.

Chris now resides in a coastal Ohio Dutch Colonial with his wife, two children, dog, cat and Venus Flytrap. Sadly, no ghosts as of yet.

Solo Shows[edit]

These are solo shows from Chris.

Designed Toy Releases[edit]

These are toys designed by Chris.

Toy Series Participation[edit]

These are toys Chris has lent his design skills to.

  • Dunny - 3" "Mothman" for Dunny City Cryptid Series, 2018
  • Dunny - 8" "Meltdown" Dunny, Green GID, Kidrobot Stores Edition, 500 pieces, 2013
  • Dunny - 8" "Meltdown" Dunny, Yellow GID, Kidrobot Online Edition, 500 pieces, 2013
  • Dunny - 8" "Meltdown" Dunny, Pink GID, US Designer Toy Retailers, 500 pieces, 2013
  • Dunny - 8" "Meltdown" Dunny, Orange GID, International Designer Toy Retailers, 500 pieces, 2013
  • Dunny - 3" "Meltdown" Dunny, Apocalypse Series, 2012
  • Lake Monsters - Snybora, 2011
  • Lake Monsters - Big Muscamoot, 2009

Customs[edit]

These are one-off pieces by Chris.

Images[edit]

Production Pieces[edit]

Customs[edit]

Paintings & Sculpture for Shows[edit]