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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Back Alley
Scooter Life
Portugal
Da Club
Flood On Grand Revisited
Flood On Grand Revisited
Jealousy
Jealousy
The Abduction Of Proserpina By Pluto
The Abduction Of Proserpina By Pluto
The Apartment
The Runner
The Runner
Watching You
Watching You
Boxing Match
Boxing Match
The Golfer
The Golfer
Break Dance
The Dance
The Dance
The Biker And The Monet
The Biker And The Monet
Kickflip
Kickflip
Figure Skater
Figure Skater

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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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