New York-based Ryder Ripps is a conceptual artist and creative director. Ripps is the creative director of OKFocus, a digital marketing and design agency. He has created several websites, including VFiles.
In 2015 he co-produced 2 songs on Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz. In 2018, Ripps began working with Kanye West as a part of West's creative agency DONDA. Together, Ripps and West worked as creative directors for the first annual Pornhub awards in Los Angeles.
Ripps' first solo exhibition took place in January 2015 at Postmasters Gallery in New York City, titled HO. It featured large-scale oil paint portraits derived from the Instagram account of model Adrianne Ho. In 2016, Ripps exhibited Barbara Lee, an installation featuring 50,000 images downloaded from the internet, at Steve Turner Gallery. In May 2017, Ripps premiered an installation during the Venice Biennale titled Become a Slave featuring two interactive works.
In 2018, Ripps, in collaboration with photographer Maggie West, exhibited Pornhub Nation, a large interactive installation sponsored by Pornhub. The exhibition depicts a future history of the porn site's own government. It provided parodied solutions to the topics of climate change, military occupation, governmental surveillance, and space exploration.