Ryan Padgett is a motion designer and audiovisualist based in Austin, TX. Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, his studies took him to Chicago to complete his BFA in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics from the Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago in 2011.
By day he is the owner and operator of the experiential design studio Captive. He is also the founding member of the Austin Motion Artists Group - a monthly meetup for Austin creatives and motion graphics artists to connect and share ideas together.
By night you can find him exploring audiovisual and experiential design including live concert visuals, projection mapping and interactive installations. Currently, he is the visual curator of the Exploded Drawing series held at the Museum of Human Achievement in Austin, TX.
He spends most of his free time in his home studio experimenting with synthesizers and DIY electronics.
If you'd like to be in touch say hello at ryan (at) duale . tv