Ryan O'Rourke has been a professional freelance illustrator since graduating from The Hartford Art School in 2000. His clients include The Wall Street Journal, The Hartford Courant, The L.A. Weekly, Travel and Leisure, Out Magazine, The Dallas Observer, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Boston Magazine, Plan Sponsor, and most recently Ryan has been doing a weekly illustration for The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine. His illustrations have been recognized by American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, RSVP, and The Connecticut Art Directors Club. Ryan has shown his work in numerous group and solo shows throughout the Northeast.
Ryan lives and works in West Hartford, Connecticut with his fiancee and their tiny black dwarf cat. He enjoys drawing birds, playing basketball, riding his bike, making elaborate hamburgers, and watching the Red Sox.