Ryan Tyler Martinez

Ryan Tyler Martinez

Los Angeles, CA, US



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.


Ryan Tyler's Featured Articles on Archinect

Cross-Talk #5: 'Mediated Discourse' by Ryan Tyler Martinez, Thu, Apr 19 '18

The role of Archinect’s series Cross-Talk is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity—if there can be one. Cross-Talk attempts—if to only say ...

Cross-Talk #5: 'Mediated Discourse' by Ryan Tyler Martinez

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