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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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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Kids And Screens

RYAN JOHNSON | FORGET SCREEN TIME RULES – LEAN INTO PARENTING YOUR WIRED CHILD FOR NPR

This great image by RYAN JOHNSON was just featured again in NPR for an article called "Forget Screen Time Rules…

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RYAN JOHNSON | KIDS FEAR OF DOCTORS AND SHOTS FOR NPR

Here's a great illo by RYAN JOHNSON for NPR that so many can relate to including my household! With the…

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RYAN JOHNSON | HOLIDAY HORROR STORIES FROM THE LAND OF RETAIL FOR SEVENFIFTY DAILY

Please don't break the bubbly! Another fun illo by RYAN JOHNSON for SevenFifty Daily for their Horror Stories column, this…

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