Mrs Ingrid Ryan
BA (Hons 1) , BFA/BA

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Mrs Ingrid Ryan
Research Officer

Ingrid is a member of the Faculty of Education, Arts and Social Science .


Ingrid Ryan is the Research Officer and Archivist at Alphacrucis College. She has worked in various Education roles at Sydney Living Museums and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. Ingrid's Honours research (2016) explored the 'cultural activism' of five non-Indigneous creative women, who used their cultural capital to undergird numerous philanthropic endeavours, including the elevation of Indigenous visual culture in Australia's interwar period. Ingrid plans to undertake further academic study with a view to seeing its educational and curatorial application in the Museum sector. 



Research Interests

Australian Social and Cultural History, Art History and Theory, the History of Visual Culture, Sociology, Indigenous Studies, Women's History. 

Academic Qualifications


BA (Hons 1) (University of New South Wales)
Dissertation Title Creative Women as Cultural Activists: The Advocacy of Aboriginal Welfare and Visual Culture in Interwar Australia


BFA/BA (College of Fine Arts/University of New South Wales)

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8:30am - 5:00 pm

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