Eric B. Ricks // Mural Artist, Photographer, & Sculptor
Eric B. Ricks, Originally from Liberia, is a celebrated muralist, sustainable arts creative, and founder of Phoenix Fine Arts & Design. Always evolving, Ricks is a focused and expressive student of the arts. Early on, Eric embraces photography, later gravitating to the fine arts where he explored traditional canvas painting with oil and acrylic mediums. After briefly studying film photography in college, Ricks became immersed in the culture and aesthetics of the aerosol street art scene, his passion for painting on canvas, crossed paths with the hip-hop and graffiti culture.
Eric has been commissioned for both public and private entities, including, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Murals DC, Busboys
and Poets, Ben’s Chili Bowl, and many more.