J*RYU, AKA the Purdy Supremacy, is an
east coast-based designer/sculptor/artist focused primarily on exploring the
themes of life and death and more intriguingly, what lies beyond. Primarily
recognized for his signature Forest of Sorrows series, with its emotive, eerie
and ghostly themes, J*RYU has garnered an avid following of fans who eagerly
look forward to seeing each subsequent new piece and how the accompanying
narratives add to the ongoing story. In his career, J*RYU has worked on
projects for companies and clients such as Marvel Ent., Sony Ericsson,
Wonderbra, AT&T, NCAA Final Four, Columbia Pictures, TOPPS, Mia Hamm,
Michael Crichton, IBM, Slim Jim and more and has shown in Los Angeles, San
Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, New York, Nebraska, Washington DC and Miami.
He is a proud member of the world famous Army of Snipers.