Malu Byrne is a sculptor, neon artist, glass carver, and jeweler who was born and raised in New York City by two artist parents. Byrne developed her art education at California College of the Arts, with a focus in glass. Upon leaving college, Byrne founded Abeni, carved dichroic crystal art objects and adornments, with which she explored many collaborative projects that have been recognized in Vogue, The New York Times, and the Hammer Museum. Most recently, Byrne is currently part of a group show called "The Glorious Object" at the Patrick Parrish Gallery in New York, curated by Rodger Stevens.