FOR FUN AND FOR HIRE THAT USUALLY INVOLVES
ART DIRECTION, ILLUSTRATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN & GOOD VIBES
A CLOSE LOOK AT SOME OF MY FAVORITE PROJECTS
ILLUSTRATIONS AND TEXT. ON LARGE PIECES OF PAPER.
MUSIC YOU CAN HOLD. SCRUB FOR MORE︎︎︎
MIDWEST - BASED
A FEW THINGS
FATHER OF TWO • AQUARIUS • ASPIRING WIZARD
Hi, I'm Ryan. I've been developing top rail artwork for rock bands, dive bars, and other renegades and scoundrels since 2007.
I’m visually driven and love to create. I’ve been utilizing my art and design background to make lots of cool stuff for at least 12 years – key illustrations, product design, events, brand identity, packaging, multimedia social content and high-level strategic concepts.
I’m passionate about this stuff and I’m very much at home with a large team – partnering with large CPG brands on huge promotions. But I get true satisfaction by helping upstarts craft their voice through hand-crafted design and illustration.
Lately I’ve been inspired by vintage fantasy artwork, the North American wilderness, disco music and old beer cans.
SKILLS Creative Strategy Art Direction Graphic Design Illustration Packaging Design Brand Identity
Print Production Content Creation Photo Retouching Product Photography Motion Graphics Events
Why Outrider? An outrider is someone who rides ahead to make sure that the rest of the group is ok. They look outward to the horizon and chart new territory. They’re someone who might go alone and take a unique path but always has the safety and wellbeing of the group in mind. Outrider is my ethos for the art I create. To be adventerous and new while holding space for everyone in your heart.