I suppose the best description of Ran's production to date would be diverse multi-media. He has become internationally known for his creative advertising campaigns, graphic art, book design, photography, new media and expressionist paintings and prints. -- Artists Without Frontiers UK, 2003
Biography: Career Stuff Advertising In the 1980’s Ran was a managing partner and creative director of Ideas and Solutions a full service boutique advertising agency in Detroit, Michgan. Over a four year involvment he worked on numerous accounts in the eighth largest market in the United States. Graphic Art and Book Design Over the years, numerous freelance art direction and video production ventures have come and gone including news production, music video ,magazine layout and design, posters, cd covers and media packaging. Ran held the position of design and production coordinator for Breakwater Books, where he was responsible for all trade and educational books and promotional materials. His work can be seen on the shelves of better bookstores worldwide and includes: Liar (cover) by Joanna Gosse; The Wide World Dreaming by JoAnne Soper Cook; The Viking Discovery of America by Helge and Anne Stine Ingstad; Flashes From The Past by Frank Kennedy and Death By Chocolate by Ross A. Klein. New Media From April 20 1998 to April 20, 2002, Ran was the creator and designer of informatron.com. The scheduled four year independent new media project successfully drew to a close. The site drew in excess of 3.5 million visitors and was honoured to have beeen nominated in the prestigious 'most entertaining' website category of the Streamers 99 Award for Excellence in Streaming Media. Independent Media For three years Ran worked with Troma Entertainment, (the oldest independent film studio in the world and home of the world famous Toxic Avenger ) to provide new media, and characters and content as a partner in the now sadly ended Tromaville.com the virtual city of cutting edge independent media. Recent Art Exhibitions 2004 Contemplating Re-Tox (solo) 2005 Bare Foot...Post HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI/Nuclear Imaginaries COPAD ARTS - London, United Kingdom 2005 31st Anniversary Batik Show Gallery Sala Barna - Barcelona Spain 2006 Raise - DeLeon White Gallery - Toronto, Canada Upcoming exhibitions: Nov. 12, 2006 A World Of Difference Ran Andrews & Alain Poitrel Expressionists of the New Century St. John's, Canada December 1 - 9 2007 Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea Citt? di Firenze - Italia The sixth edition of the Florence Biennale will take place in the historical Fortezza da Basso from 1 to 9 december 2007. The Biennale artists come from all over the world, and despite their differences of language and faith, find a common language in art to communicate their cultural values. For this reason, the United Nations recognizes the Florence Biennale as an official partner in the program “Dialogue Among Nations”.
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