Photo courtesy of David Falconer
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His first paying art job in London, UK, was as an assistant to a studio manager in an organization of about 12 illustrators.
Rick is a self-taught artist starting early in his
life painting landscapes, still-lifes and portraits. His first commercial job
was in an art studio where he hand-lettered and handled miscellaneous graphic
From here he evolved professionally into portraits
and illustration (both corporate and paperback). This process began in London UK, and continued
in Toronto, Canada, where he worked for Pepsi, Bell, Labatts and many other
corporations. He later painted book-covers for Harlequin Books in oil and
acrylic. This led to his gaining representation in New York and painting
portraits of some prominent people in Ontario including Mayor Mel Lastman,
former mayor of North York & Toronto, John Sibbald, president of The Briars
Conference Centre in Jackson's Point, and Hy Isenbaum, previous chairman of
Mount Sinai Hospital.
Now, as a more mature artist, he specializes in
Landscapes and the occasional personal portrait.
Link to Rick's website: www.rickormond.com
Contact Rick at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kingston and Warden - acrylic