“Ryan Goolsby obsesses over things that most people don’t notice. Things like derelict signs stripped of paint, and strings of holiday lights falling out of a ceiling. He’s drawn to the innate functionality of these objects and sees potential in that which is deemed useless. He sees a beauty in this limbo, when entities are caught between something and nothing. He worked as a photographer in a previous life. Now instead of documenting orphaned items, he plucks them from their environs and makes them into something better. He’s like a favorite teacher who believes in all the children, except his children are wayward bike racks he fixes with glue and chalk paint.”
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