He has an honors degree in graphic design, but he doesn't use it. He chooses instead, to work as a freelance illustrator, spending his days drawing, drinking coffee and trying not to fall off his BMX.
He has worked for a range of clients including Nylon USA, T-Bar, Clandestine
Industries, The Sunday Telegraph, Telstra and Stussy. Rik has exhibited his art work in Melbourne, Sydney, San Francisco and New York. In the future Rik intends to draw more, travel more, get more tattoos and eventually move down the coast.