Pete Ryan: Elevating Editorial Illustration


Pete Ryan is a former educator and art director who specializes in simple graphic editorial illustration. He makes conceptual illustration with a focus on smart, simple ideas. Pete is a creative powerhouse and works regularly with clients like Time, The New York Times, and The Economist among others. We’re not surprised – he executes his clever designs gorgeously, time and time again.

Don’t just take our word for it though, take a look at some of his work below.

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Artwork by Pete Ryan

Graphic illustration of a woman in a yellow dress and hat walking through a field of dandelions by artist Pete Ryan
Illustration of a stage floor with guitar pedals and pair of legs in sneakers with a guitar wire forming the shape of three fish by Pete Ryan
Graphic illustration by artist Pete Ryan of two people climbing a mountain, whose bodies form the shape of an arrow pointing upwards
Illustration by artist Pete Ryan of an older woman relaxing in a muskoka chair at the end of a dock, split up to mimic the slats of the chair

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