Ricardo Paniagua was born in Dallas, Texas in 1981. He studied intensley with several M.F.A. accredited masters and is primarily self-taught as are many modern names in the contemporary art world. Mr. Paniagua currently lives and works in Dallas, TX. Mr. Paniagua's work has been recognised by important collectors as very rare work and of the highest caliber. He is an emerging/mid-career artist who has been professionally painting for nearly a decade. Recently he has endeavoured into the world of large-scale outdoor pubic mural work, which extends itself as a way to express his larger than life concepts.