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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Fear of the Open Ocean

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9 Really Practical Jokes

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Seen one, seen 'em all
Zeno's Paradox
The best of culture in Boston
Brutally Honest Emmy Ballot
How I Learned to Party at a Greek Panigyri

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Tiger Ghost
Getting To Zero

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Goofy Footed
Hill of Hell
The Reel World: The Movie Issue

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How I Survived My Sick Day in Helsinki

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Editors and Director
Fortnite
Going To The Movies
Washington Post

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How Millennials Can Maximize Savings for Retirement
Data, Data, Data! Can Numbers Help Restaurants Choose Their Spots?
Homeless Campsites
Jungle Hike
Back Alley
The Curse of the Ship of Gold
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
Really Practical Jokes
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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Desert Fragments
Narratively Header Illustration
Narratively

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15 Interesting Facts About Boston
Drowning In Ballots
Portland Mercury

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Housing
Housing
Housing
The Stranger

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Agriculture And Health
Take A Hike!

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Portugal
Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries
Shohei Ohtani
Ryan Johnson – Shohei Ohtani
Watching You
Watching You
Thought Police

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Artist News

RYAN JOHNSON | BRUTALLY HONEST EMMY BALLOT FOR HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Great new piece by RYAN JOHNSON for The Hollywood Reporter out just in time for the Emmy's this Sunday. The…

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RYAN JOHNSON | FIVE WAYS TO HELP BARTENDING COWORKERS BATTLING ILLNESS FOR LIQUOR.COM

New illo by RYAN JOHNSON on an industry we likely never think a lot about. The article for Liquor.com, is…

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RYAN JOHNSON | REALLY PRACTICAL JOKES FOR READER’S DIGEST

Excited to finally share these great pieces by RYAN JOHNSON for Reader's Digest. This piece was for Reader's Digest humor…

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