Discover the beautiful art of California Impressionist painter RD Riccoboni ®. Many people love collecting this american painter of love, light and and happiness.

The results of his career have been astounding. One of Americs’a favorite artists and Best-Selling author his use exciting bold colors are his trademark. These pure colors are taken from the, rainbow flag and represent health, love, sex, sun, nature, art, harmony and spirit. One of California’s favorite artists Riccoboni is an innovative American-born painter (California, 1960), influenced by his early years living in the suburbs of New York City. A self-taught artist, he credits encouragement by family and teachers for his drive and inspiration.

See more of his work in Historic Balboa Park, San Diego, California in The Spanish Village Art Center, at Studio 18.

RD Riccoboni ® paintings on canvas and paper depict his travels and local interest. Subjects include California landscape, cityscape, portraiture, street-scenes, public events, and everyday happenings and friends. His palette is derived from the bold colors of the original rainbow flag. These Colors represent, sexuality, health, sunshine, nature, art, harmony, and spirit. Riccoboni’s internationally recognized work represents community, a sense of place in a positive and life affirming manner.

A fan of architecture, RD Riccoboni ® is currently working on drawings and paintings of vanishing historic American buildings and landscape. To learn and discover more about the artist and his accomplishments visit his gallery website at

-I am asked constantly what drives and inspires me. My answer is usually, forward thinking. I will be adding inspirational quotes to the descriptions in my art, some by me some by others. My hope is they trigger inspiration in you to create and make the world a better place with art whether you are the creator or the appreciator or both.

I like this quote by Pavorotti.

People think I’m disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference.

Luciano Pavarotti
1935-2007 Opera Singer

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You may buy a print through this authorized site however, all Images and text by RD Riccoboni ® are copyrighted, all rights reserved and reproduction is prohibited. These laws are strictly enforced. Images or writing may not be reproduced, copied, lifted, barrowed, begged, appropriated, kidnapped, seized, snatched, stolen, filmed, photographed, scanned, digitally alltered, changed by any degree, or replicated in any manner whatsoever, in this life or the hereafter, without written permission and licensing from the artist, and his most merciless and successful legal team. This includes paintings previously taken or “misplaced” by unscrupulous art business persons and rogue galleries whether or not they have flown the coup, opened up shop in celebrity studded high rent districts or back alleys on this planet or any other.

  • Age: 59
  • Joined: March 2008


Most asked technical questions from fellow artists to RD Riccoboni

I recieve emails all the time and today was asked these questions from Joel. Thanks Joel from taking the time to write me. / 1) How long does it take to create a painting? / Great question, I get asked this the most. What I have learned is when people ask this, what they really want to know is how much money do you make an hour? Each painting varies in time, some have taken as little as a…
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Most asked questions at my studio

I am going to post some of the most asked questions that people want to know when they meet me or come to my studio. These might help you if youre an artist and need to put together a bio and or an artist statement. / How long have they been painting? and when did you know you wanted to be an artist? / A. When I was five years old, I got into my mother’s paint by numbers set of the ship &…
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Drawn to Success - An American Painter of Light and Joy

I am an american painter of light and joy. I am a fan of architecture and currently working on drawings and paintings of vanishing historic American buildings and landscape. I am attracted bright color, bold contrast, and the spirituality in all things. / I am enjoying my career as a succesful professional working artist, entrepenuer, author and visionary. I look forward to sharing my story and a…
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