Ryan Kenneth Jacobson (of Fargo, ND) is a self-taught artist who's favorite work is pencil drawings. He credits his mom for passing on any of the artistic abilities he possesses. For much of his teenage years, drawing was an enjoyable hobby. After completing his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of North Dakota in 2006, Ryan worked as an engineer in the Minneapolis, MN area for over five years before moving to Fargo, ND in 2012. Around that time, he started drawing again and found a niche in personal portraits. He enjoys creating portraits that are lifelike and candid.