(1929 - 1996)
Donald Ricks was active/lived in Idaho. Donald Ricks is known for garden view, rural landscape, still life, animal and figure painting.
Biography Donald Ricks
According to Don Ricks, "it's not what you paint but how you paint that counts". His are paintings of singular vision: pastoral, brilliant, impressionistic landscapes and still lifes suffusing with light, depth, and texture.
Ricks studied art at the University of Utah but postponed his art career due to fatherhood and
started a sign painting business. Finally at 39, he exchanged the sign painting brushes for oil
brushes and canvas. Ricks ran summer artist workshops at his home, one hour from Yellowstone National Park and through these experiences Ricks realized "it is vital to discover your own direction as an artist and constantly strive for that".
Ricks' still lifes offer tables laden with the frui
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