Ryan Francisco is a native Houstonian. She attended HSPVA as a Theatre major and went on to earn her BA in Photocommunications from St. Edward’s University. With her body of work, Ryan invites viewers to find their own hidden connections with her photographs. She encourages viewers to create their own stories and to slowly witness the play of illusion that correlates with some of her discoveries. Ryan finds inspiration in a wide array of themes which has led her to develop a very open style of photography. She is obsessed with natural lighting, capturing the organic connections of the people she meets, and stumbling across places that she thinks are worth sharing with others.