Born and raised in New York City and currently living and working in Montclair, New Jersey, Ricky Mujica (aka Ricardo José Mujica) studied art at the High School of Art and Design, Parsons in Paris, and at Parsons School of Design/New School for Social Research, where he received a full Presidential Scholarship.
Mujica is an acclaimed, multidimensional painter with many awards to his credit. As a fine artist he has won many awards from acclaimed organizations such as the Portrait Society of America, the Oil Painters of America, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Lore Degenstein, the Wausau Museum, and the Museum of American Illustration. He worked for many years as a professional illustrator with such clients as Harper Collins, Harlequin Books, and Cherry 7-Up, and has painted murals for Sony and Loews Theaters.
He is a Signature Status Member of the Portrait Society of America.