Peter Ricq is an award-winning creative force. Besides his work as a Visual Artist, he is also a Television Producer, Writer, Art Director, Designer, Director, Music Composer and Performer.
Even before completing his BFA in film animation at Concordia University in Montreal, Ricq was well on his way to creating a name for himself. In 2005, the artist and his partners sold his first animated TV series: “The League of Super Evil” (YTV, CBBC, NICK) which ushered him into his role as Art Director in 2007. Ricq went on to co-create and art direct several other animated series with his creative collaborator Phil Ivanusic-Vallee including “Oh No! It’s an Alien Invasion” (Teletoon, ABC3, Canal J) and “Freaktown” (Teletoon, Cartoon Network Asia, Disney SEA).
2015 was a great year for Ricq. His band “HUMANS” released their first full-length album worldwide, followed by a world tour. His second band “Gang Signs” has also released their debut album. The video ‘Tell Me’ which he’s directed for HUMANS has been awarded a Leo Award for best music video and ‘Water Water’ was awarded a MMVA nomination for best MuchFact video.
Peter has just released his first graphic novel in 2016, the book has been very well received by critics both in french and english. He’s working on a sequel to the book. He’s just completed his first feature documentary film entitled ‘Come Together’ a film he’s produced and directed along side Joe Klymkiw. Peter is scheduled to direct his first live action dark comedy/Horror feature film at the end of 2016.
Peter Ricq currently lives and works out of Vancouver Canada.