Wurundjeri, Kulin Nation
Charlie Ryan is a contemporary artist and designer, based in the hinterlands of the Mornington Peninsula, Australia.
A lifetime artist and creative, he was guided at a young age by his father, Gee Ryan (an accomplished artist), with whom introduced him to a variety of traditional painting styles, along with a distinct appreciation and love of colour.
His artworks entwine our unbounded connections between selfhood, kinship, community and nature. With his paintings predominantly portraying formed natural abstracts, complementing his further works in contemporary design, illustration and writings.
With several successful solo exhibitions, along with a steady stream of private commissions, CR’s works are held in a number of private collections and homes, as well as adorning walls inside and out across the world.
CR recognises and pays his respects to the Wurundjeri, Boon Wurrung and other peoples of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land on which he lives and works.