Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Ricardo Fonseca immigrated to the United States at the age of 10 years old. Fonseca has been a graphic artist for more than 20 years. He earned his MFA from New Jersey City University (Jersey City, New Jersey, USA) and his BFA from William Paterson University (Wayne, New Jersey, USA). He has been a graphic designer, web designer and photographer in academia for more than 15 years. He received design awards from the Arts Directors Club of New Jersey (ADCNJ) in 2010, 2011 and 2012. As a freelancer, he provides artistic consulting and creative solutions in design, fine art and photography.