Ryan Claytor

Illustrator, Writer

Ryan Claytor (He/Him) Provided the stunning foreword for Children of Gaia: The Great Nations of Rendaraia 2nd Edition from Oneshi Press. He is the Coordinator of the Comic Art and Graphic Novel Minor and Assistant Professor at Michigan State University where he teaches Comics Studio courses and spearheaded the development of the interdisciplinary Comics Minor between the Art and English departments.

Claytor’s achievements have included six Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo Prizes and two nominations for the Ringo Comic Industry Award.

As a creator, Claytor is known for his award-winning, self-published, non-fiction comics, including his autobiographical series “And Then One Day”, as well as his collaborative work on “Coin-Op Carnival: Electrifying Tales of Mechanical Contraptions” and “A Hunter’s Tale.”

Claytor’s international client list includes companies such as Moleskine, Stern Pinball, Verizon Wireless, Mr. Jones Watches, and more.

Other artistic pursuits include designing neon signs, watches, fancy pancakes, and cross-stitching.