Ryan Church (concept artist)

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Ryan Church
Born (1971-07-18) July 18, 1971 (age 42)
Long Beach, California, U.S.
Occupation Concept designer

Ryan Church (born July 18, 1971 in Long Beach, California) is an American-born concept designer best known for his designs of vehicles, planets, and architectures as a concept design supervisor on George Lucas's Star Wars Episode II, Episode III, and of the tripods in Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds.

He worked on James Cameron's Avatar (2009) and is responsible for the updated design of the USS Enterprise in J. J. Abrams's Star Trek films.

Church graduated with honors in Transportation Design with emphasis on Entertainment Design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.


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  • Star Citizen (2015): He has designed six known vessels for the upcoming PC game
The Bengal Carrier
The RSI Aurora
The RSI Constellation
The P52 snubnose fighter (docks inside the RSI Constellation)
The Idris Frigate
The Retaliator Bomber
Ship interiors are designed so that spaces and elements are fully functional while fitting logically within the shape of the spacecraft and often have features appropriate to the scale of the ship, for example sleeping areas.

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