Ryan Hoover is an artist who employs a range of digital, biological, and traditional artistic media to explore technology and its history, critically reflecting upon the manner in which it structures our society and shapes us as individuals. He holds a dual degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in Philosophy and Fine Art (Sculpture) and an MFA from the Mount Royal School of Interdisciplinary Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Hoover is a full time faculty member at MICA in the Interdisciplinary Sculpture depatment. He is a board member of the Baltimore Under Ground Science Space where he leads research and development on bioprinting. He exhibits throughout the US in galleries and international art fairs, and abroad in contemporary art centers and museums. Hoover lives and works in Baltimore with his wife and fellow artist, Lillian Bayley Hoover.