Kelly Ryner, who lives in Australia, describes her inspiration behind “Sunset Millie”: “Among the millions of kangaroos killed in Australia, the lives we save as wildlife rescuers and carers are nothing. But for the eyes and souls behind those lives, it is absolutely everything. Millie, an Eastern Grey Kangaroo was one of those precious souls.”
Kelly Ryner’s empathy and love for animals have been a part of her for as long as she can remember. She has been afforded the opportunity to travel the world since the age of five and has never taken that for granted. Now living on acreage in rural NSW, Australia, she is surrounded daily by an abundance of uniquely gorgeous wild creatures. Witnessing nature rebounding from the devastating fires of 2020 has been miraculous. Our wildlife can be quite tenacious in its determination to live and love. Raising funds for wildlife protection, rescue & release through art is Kelly’s mission.