Richard Becker

Born and raised in Los Angeles, an artistic child, photographer, teenage published author and amateur motocross racer, Becker eschewed art for a career in the sciences that earned him several patents and a master’s degree from Stanford University. Then, in 1996 while on a 3-year assignment living in Europe, he fell back in love with the arts.

Since then he has pursued this passion vigorously, blending the arts and sciences including collaborations with The Getty and The Tate. With works spanning the serious to the offbeat, his public and corporate art include the monumental POW sculpture at the US National Cemetery, several busts for The Emmys in Hollywood including Mary Tyler Moore and Ron Howard, and a bronze homage to Homer Simpson for Fox Studios. Becker’s commission interests are works that strive to honor and inspire others through this lasting art form.

His home and studio are in San Diego, California.

“I create works that strive to honor and inspires others through lasting form. My latest creative endeavors celebrate the beautiful wonders of life and art reflecting my 2014 re-entry into the world analogous to hearing sound after decades of deafness.” –Becker

Reviews:
“What Becker expresses cannot be taught” — San Diego Union Tribune
“Bronze Brilliance” — Décor and Style Magazine
“Genius” – Matt Groening — Artist and Creator of The Simpsons
“♡” – Jerry Saltz
“…springboards for the imagination.” — Sculpture Review Magazine
“Extraordinary work.” — Ron Howard, Actor, Writer and Producer

Notable Collections:
Twentieth Century Fox
Gracie Films
The Scripps Research Institute
City of San Diego, California
City of National City, California
City of Poway, California
City of Laguna Hills, California
Hewlett Packard Corporation
Good Samaritan Foundation
ResMed Corporation
The University of the West of England
The Walt Disney Company
US National Cemetery Administration
Dr. Peter Farrell
Ron Howard
Seth MacFarlane
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmys)

Works By Richard Becker

Balloon 33

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 8 x 10 in

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Balloon Cloud II

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Acrylic paint

Dimensions: 20 x 16 in

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Balloon Cow

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Mixed Media

Dimensions: 10 x 10 x 14 in

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Cloud Ark

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 36 x 48 x 1.5 in

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Cloud with Floats

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 36 x 48 x 1.5 in

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Dogelephant

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 16 x 20 x .5 in

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King Tot (Flying)

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Mixed Media

Dimensions: 41 x 50 x 20 in

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Magic Yes Balloon

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Sculpture

Dimensions: 9 x 9 x 13 in

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Nine Clouds

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 80 x 80 x 1 in

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Orange Balloon

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 36 x 48 x 1.5 in

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Pignimbus

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 10 x 8 in

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Pool Float

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 30 x 24 x .7 in

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Pop Pop (Homage to Richard Hamilton)

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Sculpture

Dimensions: 9 x 13 x 9 in

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Reclining Cloud

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 16 x 20 x 1 in

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Sky Menagerie

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Painting

Dimensions: 48 x 36 x 1.5 in

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Soul Searcher

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Sculpture

Dimensions: 7 x 15 x 4 in

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Steel Balloon

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Mixed Media

Dimensions: 13 x 9 x 9 in

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The Tot

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Metal

Dimensions: 14 x 10 x 32 in

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Upward Spiral

Artist: Richard Becker

Medium: Mixed Media

Dimensions: 10 x 10 x 14 in

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