Born in 1984 in Palm Springs, CA, Ryan McIntosh attended The University of Arizona where he received his BFA in Photography in 2007. Shortly after, in 2011, he received his MFA from The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Printmaking. During his time at RISD, he organized and curated several exhibitions of fellow young artists under the curatorial name of “Art Is Shit”. These controversial exhibitions would lead to the creation of his art editions business, Art Is Shit Editions. He currently lives in Providence, RI, working as a professional artist, independent curator and master printer.