Mr. Rick Rice

Graphic Designer, Visual Communicator

Office: CT 221

Phone: 850.201.8338


Rick Rice received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in communication arts from FSU in 1973. After seven years with various state agencies in the capacity of graphic designer and later acting art director, he went into private practice working in the advertising agency business in Tallahassee. In January of 1983 he and Hector Perez formed the creative, award winning partnership of Perez Lynch & Rice Advertising. In February 1985 he moved on and formed the new partnerships of Rice/Gardner Associates and Avalon Productions, both full service advertising agencies with clients throughout the southeast. He joined the faculty at Lively Technical Center in 1988 to head the commercial art program, teaching and producing materials for the Center. He joined the faculty of TCC in August 1999 to build the graphic design program, as well as produce marketing materials for the college. In February of 1999 he was presented the Silver Medallion Award, the highest award given by the American Advertising Federation for service, leadership and accomplishment in the advertising field. He also continues to actively do consulting and design work for a variety of clients with Richard Rice Graphics, Rice-Koontz Marketing Services and Rice/Walters Creative.
Courses I teach (click to view sample course syllabus - these are in MSWord format and will open a new window)
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GRA1131-Multimedia Graphics
PGY 2801-Electronic Still Imaging
GRA2121-Professional Document Design
GRA 2143-Electronic Prepress
GRA 1103-Computer Based Design I
GRA 1105-Computer Based Design II
GRA 1206-Typography


Technology & Professional Programs
Division Office: TPP 265
My Office - Second Floor - 221 CT Building
Phone Number: (850) 201-8338
FAX Number: (850) 201-8332
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