Ricker Winsor , Writer and Artist



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

I recently received my TEFL certification. I am also certified for K-12 Education

from the State of Washington, USA.

Phone: +6281238320305

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2014- 2018 continuing

Two days a week I teach English as a foreign language to local teachers at Cita Hati Senior School in Surabaya, Indonesia. I created a program that is very successful. Because we are an international school now, teachers must be able to teach in English.

I teach Japanese adults online with the Bibo Company and Chinese teenagers online with Whales/Sprout English.


I am the author of six well-reviewed books. My Author Page at Amazon is:


The other links below are to my blog and to Reflets du Temps in Paris, a very good online magazine. They publish many of my essays which appear in English and in French.



I have fifty years of teaching experience in private schools in America, in Bangladesh, in Trinidad and Tobago, and now in Indonesia.

I am a passionate lifelong learner and teacher who takes his teaching seriously and cares about the progress of each student.

I speak Indonesian fluently and also Spanish fluently. My French is rusty but I studied French at my university and lived in France for a year.

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. I was also the "School Advisor" in charge of professional development for the local teachers. I wrote essays about education and lead seminars and gave talks.

2004- 2008  
I was the administrator in charge of the Individual Instruction Program for The Music Department 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, drawing, and photography as well as furniture design and construction and directed the exhibits program at the Brown Center.

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 created and ran a photography program.

Other information:  
My home territory is New York City and New England.
I own a home in Bradford, Vermont, near Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

I am married to Kwee, Liang Yien, from Surabaya, Indonesia. We live in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.