Ryan Mendoza (born October 29, 1971, in New York City) is an American painter. He works and lives amid Naples and Berlin. In his paintings, he counterbalances archaic master techniques behind contemporary themes. In 2012, Ryan and his then 8-month-pregnant wife Fabia were briefly arrested in Naples after an art perform in solidarity afterward the Russian punk-rock band Pussy Riot in stomach of their studio in Rione Sanità.
His intimate diary Everything is Mine (Tutto è mio), curated by Simona Vinci, was released by the Italian publisher Bompiani in 2015.
In 2016, Mendoza was ranked number 147 of the 500 most rich US artists born after 1966 by Artnet.