Caitlin Ryan is an interdisciplinary artist with a focus in film. Her work explores roles, relationships, and humor, through historical queer narratives and perspectives, as a means of considering notions of radical empathy. Ryan has exhibited extensively throughout Chicago including Threewalls, Mana Contemporary, and Hyde Park Art Center. Screenings include Vox Populi, Philadelphia, The Nightingale, Chicago and YOUKI Film Festival, Wels, Austria. She was also a participant in the Center Program Residency at Hyde Park Art Center and has work in the permanent collection of the Department of Exhibition and Performance Spaces (DEPS) at Columbia College Chicago. Caitlin teaches art appreciation and Humanties at MCC.