Ric Conn is a New York based international artist, he was awarded the Artist of the Future, Power of Creativity and Collector’s Vision International Art Awards. Moreover Ric Conn has been named “Master of Contemporary Art 2020, 2022, 2023”, “Artist of the Decade 2010-2020” and “Artivist of the year
2019 and 2020 and Emerald Artivist 2021 and 2022”.
Ric Conn started drawing at the age of five, moving up to painting as a teenager. He has been going strong ever since.
Ric is a New York based international award winning expressionist artist; creating paintings that reflect rele- vant social issues. His body of work is primarliy Gender Equality, and Woman’s Empowerment, and psycho- logical conditions. To increase awareness and understanding he focuses primarily on figurative depictions of the female experience, looking into the realities women face in Western culture focusing on their courage and beauty.
Ric has had many solo and group shows in Baltimore, Columbia, Annapolis, Frederick, Stevensville, and
Centreville MD; Washington, D.C.; Manhattan and Chelsea, New York City, and Milan Italy.
He has been featured in articles in several newspapers, and magazines in the United States and Europe,
including “Art Tour International Magazine,” "Art in America's issue on galleries and artists in America, Tos- cana Cultura Magazine in Italy and interviewed on podcasts, on television, both local and network.
Ric has been named "Master of Contemporary Art 2020, 2022, 2023," “Artist of the Decade 2010-2020,” and “Artivist (artist/activist) of the year 2019 and 2020 and Emerald Artivist 2021and 2022” by Art Tour International Magazine.
Additionally he has been in their summer, autumn and winter issues (back cover artist), and in American Art Collector. He was awarded the Artist of the Future, Power of Creativity and Collector’s Vision International Art Awards by Con- temporary Art Curator magazine. Ric has also been inducted into Who’s Who in America; being awarded their Human- itarian Award .
He recently won the Leonardo Da Vinci International art award; the Caravaggio International Art Award, the Olympic Art Award, the the Best Modern and Contemporary Art Award and the International Prize for Artistic Value.
He has paintings in private collections throughout the United States and Australia.
Grimandi Art Gallery, New York
M.A.D.S. Art Gallery, Milan Italy