Rick lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina. His professional background as art director with advertising agencies in Minneapolis, MN and Raleigh, NC has given him the responsibility for a broad range of accounts which included airlines, banking, communication, corporate, fashion, power equipment, toys and a wide variety of package goods.

Rick has won creative awards for both print and television – New York Art Director’s Club, The One Show, CA Magazine and a Gold Lion at the Cannes Film Festival.

His love for design has been a major factor in all of his agency work and carries through in his studio work. LogoLounge has recognized Rick's work in several of its annuals.

In between his design projects, Rick works on developing his fine art skills. Contemporary Impressionism best discribes his style. Subject matter ranges from landscapes to figurative. His work has been on exhibit in several local galleries.

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