Rick Stirnemann was born and raised in Southeast Michigan. He studied painting and commercial art at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. For many years he worked as a free-lance illustrator for the auto industry. He was also involved in the development of art and advertising campaigns to promote the State of Michigan.

Rick is currently living and working in Rogers City. His wonderful paintings reflect a love for the people and places of America, including the sights and scenes of Northern Michigan. His original works can be purchased at this gallery, and Rick is available to be commissioned as a portrait artist.