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Rick Dallago is a painter, film producer, and arts instructor/consultant. He was raised in NYC, lived in LA for 30 years, and relocated to Colorado in 2019. His paintings are often satirical & humorous. He considers himself a “snarky- Norman Rockwell.”

"A work of art does not answer questions, it provokes them; and its essential meaning is in the tension within the contradictory answers."—Leonard Bernstein.

As a producer, his films include: Blue Crush, Crazy/Beautiful, Into The Blue, Cheaters, Turistas, & Things Behind The Sun—nominated for 5 Emmys; winner of the Peabody & Edgar Allen Poe Award. Prior to producing, Rick worked in various production capacities on Father of the Bride 1&2, The Doors, City Slickers 2, Baby Boom, The Pickup Artist, Ishtar, etc.

Since 2017, Rick has exhibited his artwork at the Palm Springs Moderism Show, Nuetra Museum, Museum of Boulder, Annenberg Foundation, Walter Maciel Gallery, South Bay Contemporary Museum, Art Share La, Museum of Torrence, Old West Museum of Cheyenne, Foundry Arts Center, Blueline Arts, Coastline Community College, Longmont Museum, Lincoln Gallery, Louisville Center for the Arts, R Gallery, Rayback, Niza Knoll Gallery, Artists on Santa Fe, D’art Gallery, Denver Art Society, Improper City, Odell’s, Millers & Rossi, etc. He is the co-creator of the Avalon Arts Festival and he hosts “FIVE at 11,” a weekly Virtual Artist Critique for the Boulder Art Association. He has donated art for auction to the Boulder Philharmonic, Envision: You, Arts! Lafayette, Boulder Treasures, Colorado Health Network, Colorado Chautauqua, Women in Science [CSU], Artma, Betc, City of Aurora, Cal-Wood, etc.