Luna Ryan
Minty the Wombat by Luna Ryan, cast glass artist

Luna Ryan first visited Australia in 1981 from the Netherlands during a journey discovering parts of the world other than Europe.Initially, Luna attended courses in stained glass but after finding the format limiting, she enrolled at Australian National University School of Art Glass workshop in 1987, headed by Klaus Moje. After gaining skills in blowing glass and kiln casting, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in 1990, and received the Australian National University Award.

Since graduating, Ryan has run a full studio-based art practice as well as conducting field trips overseas and around Australia. During 2001-2007 she was based at Australian National Capital Artists’ studios in Canberra. Since 2007 she has undertaken various residencies at the Canberra Glassworks.. She has exhibited widely in Australia having had three solo exhibitions and has been a regular attendee at major glass conferences in Australia and overseas.