Rick Mosher is best known as an artist working in traditional paint mediums (watercolor, oil and acrylic) He is also a photographer and digital artist. He has a tremendous love for color and most of his work reflects this. He is a recovered alcoholic and addict and a lot of his work reflects his addiction and recovery.
Rick was influenced early in his career by a class in Photojournalism at Kent State University in 1970 and has always had an interest in photography and digital art. He worked in the Architectural Woodworking Industry for over 35 years as a wood finisher and faux painter doing his work in some of the most expensive homes in the United States. During this period he created a lot of his original Woodies.
He attended school in Southern California where he majored in Art. He also lived on the East Coast in South Florida, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. He has retired and is now a full time artist in Reno, Nevada.
He started painting and focusing on his art career this year and was rewarded by Steeplechase films licensing his Iroquois Creation Story, won Best of Show in the team competition of PSA being featured in the PSA Journal , was invited to display his work at the inaugural gallery showing at Nevada Fine Arts Gallery and was accepted to sell his work at the Reno Art Fest where the Space Whale was unveiled for the first time in Reno.
The past year has also seen some recognition being published in Edge of Humanity Magazine, Tussle Magazine, David Haden, assistant editor, Digital Live Magazine in his blog The Spyders of Burslem and the art director of Nevada Magazine purchased a couple Wood Spirit prints.