Rick Gayle moved to Phoenix after graduating from The Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles in 1975. After working for a local studio for three months he opened his first studio at the corner of 3rd Street and Pierce Street downtown. Rick has been producing still life, product, and food photography for 35 years for a wide variety of clients, both locally and nationally. He recently created two photography classes for the Art Institute of Phoenix designed for their Graphic Design program. Aside from his daily activities at the studio, Rick teaches an Intermediate Photography course at Phoenix College.