Born in Oahu, Hawaii, Brad Chun moved to Kansas in 1986. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute in 1992. He then moved to Eugene, Oregon in 1997 to apprentice under Bob Snodgrass. Brad moved back to Lawrence, Kansas in 1998 where he worked at Free State Glass, before opening the Pleasant Street Studio in 2004.
In 2011 Brad began working with Ben Kappen, collaborating on multiple glass projects and refining techniques in glassmaking. In 2015, they opened the Illuminated Glass Studio in the East Arts District of Lawrence, Kansas located at 313 E 8th St.