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Ryya Bread is an American-born artist and curator who has lived in West Cornwall for almost 20 years. She received her first art training in the US, but completed her PhD in Fine Art at the Falmouth College of Art. While a student she did some voluntary and commissioned work for the Hypatia Trust, and followed this up by assisting the initial team at work on the formation and cataloguing of the West Cornwall Art Archive (WCAA). After running her own gallery together with the artist, Baz MEHEW in Bread Street, Penzance, for some years she was employed as an assistant curator for the Lemon Street Gallery, Truro.