Rick Jacques is an American artist born in Palm Beach County, Florida (1989).
Based in New York City for nearly a decade, Rick has worked as a Director, Photographer, and Art Director to create content for clients and campaigns located all around the world.
Rick founded his own production studio, Lucky Lefty, in January 2017, specializing in cinematic films and photography. To date, the studio has directed short films and photography for various clients including high-end architecture + design firms, luxury travel agencies, and advertising agencies.
A few notable projects from 2017 include: traveling to Sweden to document ‘Memory & Technology’, a photo essay showcasing new treatment advances for dementia, powered by Google; shooting on location in the Netherlands and Mexico for series ‘Gogh,’ an experiment that creates brushstrokes in camera; travel and architecture work assignments throughout the US and abroad through Iceland, Greece, and Turkey; Rick’s first solo photography exhibition, ‘Sun Worshiping’ featured 20 analog photographs on display at Tribeca’s One Art Space Gallery in the fall of 2017.
Lucky Lefty is currently in development of the film ‘High Seas’, of which Rick is credited as director and writer. In the spring and summer of 2018, he is focusing his lens on Central and South America with assignments booked in Nicaragua, Mexico, and Colombia.
Prior to founding his studio, Rick’s career in the industry began while working as an Art Director and Photographer for advertising agencies: R/GA, Anomaly, and Wieden + Kennedy, creating work for clients such as Converse, Google, Nike, Verizon, and Southern Comfort.