Faculty / School of Architecture

Ryan Tyler Martinez

Director, Wedge Gallery
Participating Adjunct Faculty


Ryan Tyler Martinez is a designer, painter, and educator based in Los Angeles. He is the principal and founder of SRTM, an independent design and research studio that contributes to the discipline of art, architecture, and design. Before founding SRTM, Martinez worked for Gehry Partners, LLP as a designer and the Harvard Graduate School of Design as a freelance film maker. His multidisciplinary approach to the production of his research and work is a result of his background and experience in teaching. He has taught workshops internationally in India, China, and the United States and has held faculty positions at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design and SCI-Arc. He is currently a participating Adjunct Faculty member at Woodbury School of Architecture where he served as Assistant Chair of both Undergraduate and Graduate programs from 2018-2020. Martinez received a Bachelor of Arts in Art Studio and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; and a Master of Architecture with distinction from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) where he was awarded the Thom Mayne scholarship and the SCI-Arc service award.

Martinez is Director of the Wedge Gallery. He is the Co-Founder of a One-Night Stand for Art and Architecture, an event and publication project for architecture. He was part of the 2018-2019 Guest Curator Program at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles and has curated exhibitions at WUHO in Hollywood. During his time working at Gehry Partners, LLP, he worked at LACMA installing the 2015 Frank Gehry exhibition. His interest in curating and exhibitions lie in the cross-pollination, archive, and networks of creative disciplines and the people that contribute to those practices.

Education

Master of Architecture, SCI-Arc
Bachelor of Arts, UNC Charlotte



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