Artist Ross Lunz was born in 1969 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Central Washington University. He then earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Kansas.
He moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, in 2003 where he taught at Loyola University for 1.5 years. His studio, Skimmer Studio, is located in New Orleans, where he works as a firefighter.
Lunz works primarily with metal and wood to create sculptures and functional pieces of furniture.