Rick Howell resided in a small
town in Colorado at the mouth of the Conejos Canyon in the Southern
San Juan Mountains.
After receiving a degree from Colorado State University in Biology,
Rick pursued a successful career managing stock brokerage firms
A self-taught landscape painter,
he left the business world in 1995 to become a full time artist.
Howell is a nationally recognized artist, he won national awards
of excellence in the 2003, and 2004 Oil Painters of America shows.
In 2005 Rick received an Award
of Excellence at the Salon International, International Museum
of Contemporary Masters, for his painting "Tributary"
and received another Award of Excellence in the same show for
his painting "December On The Rim".
Also in 2005 Howell received
First Place at the National American Impressionist Society show
for his painting "Fall Color". In that same show he
also received Honorable Mention for his painting "Conejos
In 2006 Howell received the Award
Of Excellence for his painting "Wind" at the American
Impressionist Societys national show. In the Society Of
Master Impressionist International 2006 Exhibition Howell received
the Best Of Show award for his painting "Andy's Ranch".
His work is held in many corporate and private collections.
Rick Howell sadly passed away
on November 3rd 2012 and we are representing his father Richard