Weldon Ryan (b. 1962) was born in The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. Graduate of the H.S. of Art and Design 1981, Attended the State University at New Paltz, 1981- 82, Graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology 1984, A.A. In General Illustration. Interned at Quato Book Publishing1985-1986 and Comp artist for Ad Agencies. 1987 to 1989 NYC Urban Park Ranger. In 1989 worked for NYPD as a Police Officer and Forensic Artist Unit in 1994. Weldon retired from NYPD in 2004 and resides in Palm Coast, Florida.