Born in Galesburg, IL on May 28, 1890. Ryan moved to California in 1912 and settled in Compton. After getting her teaching credential at UC Berkeley, she taught art and stage craft at Compton College for 35 years. A spinster, she died in Santa Barbara, CA on Nov. 10, 1983.
Exh: Art Teachers Ass'n of So. Calif., 1924.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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