Born in Chicago, Kenneth Ryden is an accomplished artist-sculptor, primarily of the Midwest. Often working in bronze, his art works range from compelling abstractions to heartfelt renderings of man's deepest aspirations and most ethereal visions.

Equally proficient in mixed media, Ryden often combines stainless steel, bronze, stone and water features to animate his forms with the complexity of the human soul. His specialty is unique, site-specific sculpture created for public or private places.

Kenneth Ryden's career as sculptor, professor and artist-in-residence has resulted in earned tenure at several major universities and numerous commissioned works.