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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Gabriella Demczuk
Gabriella Demczuk
Mary And David
Mary And David
Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un
Matt Dorfman
Matt Dorfman
Natalie Hopkinson
David Sherwin
Mary Sherwin
Mary Sherwin

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RYAN JOHNSON | ‘FIRST GEN’ PROUD FOR NPR

This piece has finally come out of the vault! A great one by RYAN JOHNSON for NPR called "'First-Gen' Proud:…

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RYAN JOHNSON | AUTOMATION FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Great new piece by RYAN JOHNSON for The Wall Street Journal on Automation. The article for their Business | Journal…

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RYAN JOHNSON | THE ZEN OF SKATEBOARDING FOR TEXAS HIGHWAYS

Here's a subject all too familiar to RYAN JOHNSON - skateboarding! This one called “The Zen of Skateboarding” is about…

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