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 | HOW I SURVIVED MY SICK DAY IN HELSINKI FOR AIRBNB

Have you ever traveled and gotten sick? This one by RYAN JOHNSON for Airbnb Magazine called "How I Survived My…

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RYAN JOHNSON | HILL OF HELL FOR VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW

This is a piece by RYAN JOHNSON for Virginia Quarterly Magazine's Fiction section called "Hill of Hell." It's a story…

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