in Antioch, California in 1944, Rik Received his B.F.A. from the
California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, in 1967. He studied
and exhibited work in Florence, Italy, Germany and the U.S. Best
known for his work in wood engraving, which he learned from Barry
Moser and John DePol, he also works in Scratchboard, Pen & Ink,
Etching, color linocut and about anything he can get his hands on.
The last 20 years he has been freelancing his illustration work in
the U.S. and abroad to corporate and publishing clients. Rik
currently lives in Sebastopol California with his wife Brita and
their two dogs.
Below are just a few samples of Rik's
prints and paintings: