PhD, Harvard University
Ricardo was born and raised in Mexico. Soon after ter obtaining a Ph. D. In Biophysics he abandoned science to devote himself to photography. He lived in Minnesota from 1978 to 1996 and was the recipient in those years of NEA, Bush, McKnight, MN State Arts Board, Intermedia Arts and Jerome Foundation grants and fellowships for his photographs and artists books. He presently lives in Paris, France.