Piece description from the artist
Laotian children swimming in a muddy river below a bridge in Vang Vieng, Laos. There is a ghostly, nymphetic quality to the girl gazing upwards as she emerges from the silty water.
Since his time in Saudi Arabia as a child, Rick Onorato has always maintained a strong desire to travel; he flees the country at every opportunity, documenting his travels in a variety of photographic styles. As an artist, Rick is known for combining his creative eye with sarcastic wit and dark humor.
Educated at the London Film School and Parsons School of Design, Rick currently works as a graphic designer in New York City. In his spare time, he is a filmmaker and a darkly humored cartoonist with several published books on "Amazon":http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_p_n_feature_browse-b_mrr_1?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3ARick+Onorato%2Cp_n_feature_browse-bin%3A618073011&bbn=283155&sort=relevancerank&ie=UTF8&qid=1332036828&rnid=618072011.