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 | A STICKY SITUATION FOR INDIANAPOLIS MONTHLY

A very sticky situation with RYAN JOHNSON! This cool piece was done for a story in Indianapolis Monthly's Hoosierest column…

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RYAN JOHNSON | IDAHO FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION POSTERS ACCEPTED INTO COMMUNICATION ARTS 61 ANNUAL

Huge congrats to RYAN JOHNSON! More awards for these beautiful posters for Idaho Fish & Wildlife Foundation. Off the heals…

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RYAN JOHNSON | A DIFFERENT SPIN FOR INDIANAPOLIS MONTHLY

Loving this new piece by RYAN JOHNSON for Indianapolis Monthly's Hoosierist column. The article is called "A Differenet Spin" is…

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