Title

Character Design, Illustration, Visual Development

Blurb

Ricky is currently a Character Artist at Walt Disney Imagineering in the Parks, Experience, and Products division.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Character Animation

California Institute of the Arts

Santa Clarita, CA · 2005 – 2009

Awards
2012 Rookie of the Year(Best Newcomer) , International Society of Caricature Artists
2012 Best Black and White Technique , International Society of Caricature Artists
2012 8th Place out of Top 10 Caricaturists of the Year , International Society of Caricature Artists
Exhibitions
2018 CTN Animation Expo (2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011), Burbank Convention Center, Burbank, CA
Artist Vendor
2018 Doggy Pile: A Deck of Dapper Dogs Show, Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA
2018 Dames: A Visual Tribute To The Women Who Inspire Us, Leanna Lin’s Wonderland, Eagle Rock, CA
2018 Ground Zero Animation Expo, Boys and Girls Club, Stanton, CA
Artist Vendor and Workshop Presenter
2018 CTN Road Trip, Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, CA
Artist Vendor
2017 Fan Alley Artist Lodge, Odd Fellows Lodge, Anaheim, CA
Artist Vendor
2017 CTN Road Trip, Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, Burbank, CA
Artist Vendor
2017 Ground Zero Animation Expo, Odd Fellows Lodge, Anaheim, CA
Artist Vendor
2016 Fan Alley Artist Lodge, Odd Fellows Lodge, Anaheim, CA
Artist Vendor
2015 Don Bluth Tribute Show, A Little Known Shop (now Fan Alley), Anaheim, CA
2013 ‘Arrested Development’ Tribute Show, Great Over Good Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
2013 Red Dot Auction, Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, Santa Ana, CA
2012 RAW Artists Showcase, El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Artist Vendor
Clients

Bento Box Entertainment Chewy.com Disney Consumer Products Disney Television Animation Street Virus Heredia Designs House of Cool Studios

Specialties

character design, visual development, illustration, caricature, mascot design, vector art

Skills

adobe photoshop (advanced), adobe illustrator (advanced), adobe after effects (beginner), toon boom harmony (beginner)

Elsewhere