Ricker Winsor



I am a painter, a landscape painter and an abstract painter. I work both outdoors, plein air style, and in the studio from imagination. My paintings are in oil paint.

I draw in ink with reed pens and brushes.


Northfield Mount Hermon School 1959-1963  
Brown University 1963-1967 English   
Rhode Island School of Design 1975-1978,

BFA and MFA, Painting and Drawing


2013- present

Painting and Exhibiting artist ....

Advanced Placement Studio Art Teacher at the International School of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago

IB Visual Art Teacher at the Cita Hati Senior School in Surabaya, Indonesia.

2004- 2008  
I was an instructor for painting and drawing at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

I was the high-school AP Visual Arts Teacher at the American International School of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

I was the Art Department Chair at Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Washington. There were six visual arts teachers in our department and during my tenure we built the two million dollar Brown Center for the Visual Arts. I taught AP Studio Art, painting and drawing.

As a graduate student at Rhode Island School of Design I was granted a teaching fellowship.

I was a member of the Art Department at the New Hampton School in New Hampton, New Hampshire where I taught painting and drawing.

My home territory is New York City and New England. I am a founding member of the Oxbow Gallery in Northampton, Massachusetts and of the AVA Gallery, Alliance for the Visual Arts, in Lebanon, New Hampshire. I was on the board of "Vermont North By Hand", a group of regional artists offering a studio tours.

In 2000 I received a painting fellowship and residency at the Fundacion Valparaiso in Mojacar, Spain.

My drawings are featured in Bert Dodson's book titled    Keys to Drawing with the Imagination   , (2008, North Light Press). Available at Amazon.

I am married to Kwee, Liang Yien, from Surabaya, Indonesia.


Please contact me for a complete list of exhibitions, awards, collectors etc.