Biography

Rick and son

When not working at a full time job as Technical Coordinator at Video Pool Artist-Run Centre, helping to raise his three young children or researching genocide, Winnipeg based video artist Rick Fisher makes video artworks over extended periods of time mostly with fellow prairie artist Don Rice. After undergraduate art school, Rick worked underground in a mine for ten years. He was then accepted into graduate school where he was expelled (with a 4.0 GPA) and named as an unindicted co-conspirator in a $103 million lawsuit for conspiracy to destroy one of America's largest private art schools. He subsequently worked at media arts artist-run centers on the Canadian prairies for twenty years.