Born in the City of Santa Ana, El Salvador, Ricardo was intensely drawn to the innate beauty of his surroundings. This passion was ignited within him as a young boy roaming the diverse streets of Santa Ana. The light within reflected on the surface of all that his gaze fell upon, people, life and even what society looked down their collective noses upon, the rude, the mundane, the “ugly”.
Art, for Ricardo is the expression of sheer beauty; grace at its finest, manifested in its different physical forms. Exquisite and spiritual, the creative process has carried him through intense pain and joy. The central theme of his work is the profound admiration for this phenomenon that we call life, that creative unstoppable force which he also explores through the deplorable human condition that he considers the source of most of our conflict and pain. His work has a social commentary