Matt Ryan – Art

Welcome to the JFK Art Page

Art at JFK will consist of all classical artistic disciplines as well as knowledge of art history as it pertains to each project. Painting, Sculpture, Drawing will be just a few of the focus areas. Student’s individual effort will be the focus of both the class and student grades. Students will meet twice a week and will be challenged to become the best artist they can be.

Rules of the Room

  • Treat others as you wish to be treated
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Talking while teacher is addressing the class will not be tolerated
  • Stay on task and in your work area
  • Give your best effort every day
  • If you need assistance raise hand I will come to you


Hello, my name is Matt Ryan. I am happily married to my wife Molly, and together we have two wonderful daughters, Delilah, who is in third grade at JFK, and Alyse, who is in preschool at JFK. I am a 2006 graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.A. in studio art, as well as a 2011 graduate of St. Ambrose University with a B. A. in Art Education. In my spare time I like to race, I drive a dirt Late Model.