Rudy was born and raised in Hanford,
He attended Roosevelt
Wilson Jr. High and
(Class of 1977)
His higher education includes studies in
History, Art History and Painting.
The foundation for his art was set
early-on by his parents who are artists
who inspired him to do the work.
After high school,
Rudy enlisted in the U.S.M.C.
and is a former Marine Sgt. for 1/7 grunts.
While in the grunts,
to paint during his off time.
may even be a few fellow Marines from
back in the day who may own some of his paintings.
Shortly after discharging from the Corps,
Rudy became a Police Officer.
As an officer, Rudy never lost his artistic vision and made
At the age of 40 he would
live the life of an artist.
Rudy held various
assignments after several years of schooling
in the fine art of becoming a productive street
His assignments included:
Deep Cover and Narcotics, Special Enforcement and S.W.A.T.
yet he continued to paint during his off time.
At the age of 40 and after almost 16 years as a police officer,
to his vow,
turned in his badge and gun for a
Rudy has been an Independent Artist since 1999.
His works are displayed in countless locations across
the country and abroad.
In addition, his work has been
California State Assembly
States House Of Representatives.
~Rudy is deeply grateful to
all those who make it possible for him to do what he does
and his work reflects
all those who have come in contact with him whether it be
bad, intimate or distant.
Rudy now resides and works from his
home in Visalia, California
located in the