Ryan Johnson

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Ryan Johnson is a freelance illustrator based in Oakland, CA. After graduating from Boise State University in 2012 he left Idaho to pursue a full time illustration career in the Bay Area.

He has been recognized by American Illustration, 3×3 and the Society of Illustrators. He keeps busy drawing and plein air painting, drinking coffee, playing cribbage, and obsessing over podcasts, but mostly he makes illustrations.

Clients

The New Yorker, GQ, The New York Times, Facebook, NPR, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Smithsonian, The Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Variety, The Washington Post, Variety, United Airlines Rhapsody, Random House, Narratively, Airbnb, Corriere Delle Sera, Ritual Coffee Roasters, Commercial Observer, Denver Regional Council Of Governments, Portland Mercury, Boise Weekly, East Bay Express, True Parent Magazine, 5280, SevenFifty Daily, Backpacker, Duft & Watterson, Ask The Sherwins, Duckhorn Winery, Callisto Media.

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Ryan Johnson

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Big Hassle

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The Reel World: The Movie Issue

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Editors and Director
Fortnite
Going To The Movies
Washington Post

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Thought Police

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How Millennials Can Maximize Savings for Retirement
Jungle Hike
Back Alley
Hollywood Agents
Variety Magazine

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A Fire in Dreamland
Influenza Outbreak
Speed Dating America

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NPR

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Tasting Room Horror Stories

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Commercial Observer
Sun Valley Film Fest
Boise Weekly

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Renters and Landlords
Workation
Boston Globe

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Students In Milan
Corriere Della Sera

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Narratively Header Illustration
Narratively

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Drowning In Ballots
Portland Mercury

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Housing
Housing
Housing
The Stranger

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Agriculture And Health
Portugal
Goofy Footed
Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries
Shohei Ohtani
Ryan Johnson – Shohei Ohtani
Watching You
Watching You

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RYAN JOHNSON | HOW A BAD DIRECTOR CAN SPOIL THE SHOW FOR VARIETY MAGAZINE

Loving this piece by RYAN JOHNSON for Variety Magazine for an article called "How a Bad Director Can Spoil The…

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RYAN JOHNSON | BIG HASSLE FOR COMMERCIAL OBSERVER

We're absolutely loving how this piece was executed by RYAN JOHNSON and his team at Commercial Observer. This was for…

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RYAN JOHNSON | THE REEL WORLD – THE MOVIE ISSUE FOR AIRBNB

Super excited to share this unbelievable series by RYAN JOHNSON for airbnb Magazine for their Movie Issue. Are you looking…

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