- B.A., Arts, Media and Culture, University of Washington Tacoma, 2003
Ryan grew up in an Air Force family and spent his childhood living in Europe. It was here he discovered his love of art, which led to a decade long career in museum education. He worked respectively at Tacoma Art Museum as Haub Educator for School & Teacher Programs and at the Museum of Glass as Education Program Manager. In 2013 the Washington Art Education Association presented him with the Distinguished Service Award. Outside of work, he enjoys exploring museums, theatre, and working on his photography.