Bryan Ricci grew up in a rural area of Upstate New York. He graduated from SUNY Purchase College in New York in 2000, earning a BFA in Painting. He relocated to Los Angeles to attend Otis College of Art and Design, earning a MFA in 2012. Ricci currently teaches painting at Santa Monica College and Loyola Marymount University.
Ricci has exhibited his work in numerous exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles presented a solo exhibition of his paintings entitled, “A Closer Look”. His work was also included in a group exhibition, Sincerely Yours at the Torrance Art Museum, and exhibited at numerous art fairs including: Aqua Miami, LA Art Fair and Palm Springs Art Fair.
Ricci has been involved in curatorial work in Los Angeles, and he is represented by TW Fine Art in Brisbane, Australia.