Graphic / Web Design and Illustration

About

Direct yet conceptual. Provocative and engaging. Design & illustration for brands, publications, and people.

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FUN FACTS

  • Born and raised in the outskirts of Cleveland, Ohio. As of 2010, resides in Portland, Oregon.
  • Due to too much college, has a BFA in Graphic Design, minors in Illustration and Computer Imaging, and a BA in Digital Technology and Culture.
  • As a DJ, popularized the "hunkwave" music genre in Portland-area dance clubs.
  • Currently engaged in a strength-training regimen which is producing serious gains.
  • Enjoys synthesizers and drum machines, avoids guitars.
  • Opponent of personal social media usage.
  • Possibly due to a long-time infatuation with DEVO and The Simpsons, values the raw power of humor and satire.

 

Other sites of interest

Rick's LinkedIn profile

Rick's Coroflot profile

Rick's DJ alter ego

Some of Rick's musical experiments