Rick Sweem was born in Puyallup WA, and started drawing and painting at the mere age of 5.  In 1999, he started his first professional art work project for skate board and snow boarding videos known as Top  Notch Productions.  Rick traveled up and down the west coast filming the videos are creating art pieces.
In 2000, he did a mural at United Parcel Service -at their Swan Island location.
Rick creates his art projects dabbling in all mediums.
Through the years he has created his own graphic design work for business, logo’s for companies, banners, and even T-shirts.
He enjoys doing custom air brush work on bikes, cars, clothes, and walls- getting his art involved in any way he can!
His strongest influences derive from comics, graphic novels, military art.
Rick Sweem’s illustrated book is set to release Summer of 2016 via Rainy Day Reads Publishing.
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