Ryan Olbrysh is a Cleveland-born, Chicago-raised, and Las Vegas-based digital photo collage illustrator. He is also a former Art Director for Las Vegas Weekly (2009-2013) and Creative Director for Vegas Seven (2013-2016). His bold designs have been noted for their “zing of abstraction” and “playfully diverse scales.” When not illustrating or designing, you’ll find Ryan spending time with my wife and four rescue cats, hiking, reading, watching movies, and eating peanut butter.
Wall Street Journal: Challenging The US Is a Historic Mistake
Ryan Olbrysh illustrated a cover story for the Wall Street Journal’s Saturday Essay, “Challenging The US Is a Historic Mistake“. The story discusses the fate of past powers, like Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, and the likelihood of a similar fate for China if it attacks Taiwan.Read More
The Wall Street Journal
Ryan Olbrysh was commissioned to create the cover for The Wall Street Journal’s Exchange section article, “Bed Bath & Beyond—Followed a Winning Playbook and Lost.“Read More
Ryan Olbrysh provided illustrations for The Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program. This program is part of Deloitte’s MADE (Making Accounting Diverse and Equitable) commitment. Click here to learn more about their program and commitment pledge.Read More
Ryan Olbrysh created a feature illustration of Quentin Tarantino for Empire Magazine's July 2019 issue. He used 33 iconic Tarantino-related photos, including the Bride from Kill Bill, Jules and Vincent from Pulp Fiction, and Mr. Blonde, from Reservoir Dogs, holding the severed ear. See more of Ryan's work here.Read More
Photo Illustration genius, Ryan Olbrysh was hired to create a portrait series of WWE Superstar wrestlers for the WWE Astrology feature. The feature incorporates illustrative elements based on the Zodiac sign of the wrestlers along with working in watercolor backgrounds. The idea is to make all illustrations look cohesive but still...Read More