Rick began painting and graphic design in High School and decided to pursue a degree in Advertising design from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
After 3 years at OU, Rick transferred to Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio USA which at that time and still today is one of America's top ranked Art Schools. His first watercolor painting class was with well-known Columbus, Ohio painter,The late Leland McClelland. After CCAD Rick began a professional career as an Ad Agency Art director, Senior Art Director and Creative Director. He opened Rick Mock Design in the early 90s and continues to do Advertising and Graphic Design for numerous clients in the Central Ohio area. Workshops Rick has attended have been with Bill Vrscak, Frank Webb and Sterling Edwards. He is a member of Central Ohio Watercolor Society and Canal Winchester Art Guild and Associate member of Ohio Watercolor Society. Recently, Rick has been using his photography skills to create some unique PhotoDesigns, that is, multiple image compositions. One of his favorite subjects is automotive photos. Rick has included in Fine Art America samples of some of his favorite photographs! Rick's email is email@example.com or call 614.216.9889