Rick Amor was born in Frankston Victoria 1948.Amor artworks are
represented in AGNSW,NGV,Benalla Art Gallery,Bendigo Art Gallery,Geelong Gallery Vic.,Heidi Museum of Modern Art,Newcastle Art Gallery,His paintings and drawings are in many Australian and Overseas collections.
Rick Amor completed a certificate of Art in Caulfield Institute of Technology in 1965,Studied at National Gallery School,Melbourne where he received an Associate Diploma of Painting in 1968.
RICK AMOR currently lives and works in Melbourne.
He Began exhibiting at the Joseph Brown Gallery in 1974,Amor has entered the Archibald Prize at least 11 times , he was one of the first Australian Artists to be appointed as the Official War Artist to East Timor by the Australian War Memorial.
Rick Amor has held over 40 solo exhibitions, a major survey Exhibition of his Paintings was curated by McClelland Gallery in 1990.
Artbank Sydney, AGNSW, Australian War Memorial ACT,
Ballarat Fine Art Gallery Victoria,
La Trobe University,State Library Victoria, Briar Art Trust
Mildura Arts Centre, Monash University Victoria, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, National Gallery Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Tasmania and many private collections.
2000 Awarded the Visual Arts/Craft Board London Studio England.
1995 Awarded the Visual Arts/Craft Board Green Street Studio, New York.
1991 Awarded the Visual Arts/Craft Barcelona Spain.
1989 National Australia Bank Art Prize
1987 Castlemaine Drawing Prize
1980 Artist in Residence Victoria Trades Hall Council
1975 Visual Arts Board Grant
1968 National Gallery Travelling Scholarship
1967 National Gallery Drawing Prize[shared]
Hugh Ramsey Portrait Prize.