Ryan McDonald is a Chicago-based commercial photographer trained at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 


he has worked on set with a variety of architects, designers, and brands, including:
Architects: dSpace Studio, Elliott + Associates Architects, Gensler, HOK, Kaufman O'Neil Architecture, LCM Architects, Morgante Wilson Architects, PDR Architects, Searl Lamaster Howe Architects, Thomas Rajkovich, Thomas Roszak Architecture

Designers: Eva Quateman, Gary Lee Partners, gil melott, Handman Associates, Insignia Kitchen & Bath, JP Interiors, Julia Buckingham, Marshall Erb, Michelle Williams, MOOD Design + Build, Soucie Horner, Stephanie Wohlner, Susan Brunstrum

Brands: AB InBev, Allsteel, Constellation Brands, dmk restaurants, Gunlocke, Marlboro, McDonald's, mclaughlin glazeware, Parliament, Walmart


He has also had the opportunity to assist a number of esteemed photographers, including:
Chris Litwin, Christopher Barrett, Hedrich Blessing Photographers, Scott McDonald, tom harris, Tony Soluri, Werner Straube


in addition to his photo practice, ryan creates functional and sculptural smoke-fired ceramics by commission.

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