Ryan Hartley Smith is an illustrator and author based in New York City. He makes visual stories of civic engagement, community building, and self discovery- with a specific focus on queer narratives. He is a recipient of a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators and a Norman Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies Fellowship.
Ryan is currently an Associate Professor in the MFA Illustration program at the Fashion Institute of Technology. 
You can reach him at r.hartley.smith@gmail.com.
Selected Clients
AmeriCorps Public Allies, APICS Magazine, Borscht Film Festival, Brooklyn Community Pride Center, BuzzFeed, Center for Urban Pedagogy, The Delaware Art Museum, EMPAC Arts, I'm From Driftwood LGBT Archives, Hermes of Paris, Juilliard Music and Technology Center, National YoungArts Foundation, NYC Dept of Cultural Affairs, NYC Dept of Transportation Art Program, NYC Independent Budget Office, Sid Lee Creative Agency,Teaching Tolerance Magazine, UpWorthy, The Washington Post

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