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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Fortnite
Going To The Movies
Washington Post

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

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A Fire in Dreamland
Influenza Outbreak
Speed Dating America

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Connected To Your Phone
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

Artist News

RYAN JOHNSON | DENVER SERIES ACCEPTED INTO THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS 61 SHOW!

Super excited to learn this series by RYAN JOHNSON illustrating Denver’s close future called "Metro Series" will be in the…

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RYAN JOHNSON | HOW MILLENNIALS CAN MAXIMIZE SAVINGS FOR RETIREMENT

Loving this new piece by RYAN JOHNSON for The Wall Street Journal. Super excited that Ryan is in the newspaper…

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RYAN JOHNSON | REPRESENTING AT AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION

American Illustration AI-AP party at Angel Orensanz Foundation is one of the greatest nights of the year for both Photographers…

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