About Ryan Conlin

Ryan Conlin was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in McKinney, Texas, a suburb north of Dallas.

As a graduate of Southern Methodist University (Dallas, Texas) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art, Ryan received the Bobby Zelle Memorial Award; an honor bestowed only to the hardest working and highly talented top art students. While studying at SMU, he completed course work in Orvieto, Italy; New York City and Taos, NM.

After graduation, Ryan worked for a few years as a freelance photographer & photo retoucher for a variety of businesses that included wedding photography, event photography, and an independent creative services studio.

Since 2012, Ryan has primarily worked at Fossil Group headquarters in creative services, specializing in product photo retouching. During this time, Ryan has developed an extensive understanding and expertise in the fine art of photo retouching.