Mini Interview with RICARDO SOLIS: Your childhood ambition: I always wanted to be a marine biologist; marine animals fascinate me. Something you treasure: My faith, my family, my freedom. Your worst habit: I have a short attention span—it is difficult for me to stay focused and be persistent, but my wife helps me! The aspect of your work that’s most important to you: Quality, originality, honesty. Your first job: In my teenage years I worked as an apprentice plumber and electrician. My first job related to art was in the workshop of artist Omar Centeno in Tlaquepaque, Mexico. Someone whose work you highly recommend: I really enjoy Jeffrey T. Larson’s paintings: www.jeffreytlarson.com View Ricardo’s artwork here.