Rick Timmons was born in St. Petersburg Florida & raised in Dallas Texas where he attended junior high & high school. Prior to attending art school , he spent the next four years doing construction work' along with traveling throughout Europe and the Middle East, Canada, Mexico, and all over the United States.
After finishing work at the Art Institute of Dallas, Timmons joined the Dallas Fire Department in 1981 ... There he spent the next 13 years as a firefighter / paramedic, and a member of the department football,
power-lifting and rodeo teams.
Rick was chosen to do commemorative paintings for the both of the Texas and New York Firefighters Associations. His oil portraits and oil paintings have since been collected by people from every walk of life, including celebrities, media personalities, business executives, civic leaders and professional athletes.
Rick was unanimously selected by the Menlo Charity Horse show as the Official Artist of this nationally recognized and honored equestrian 2016 competition.