Rick Brown is currently an adjunct instructor at Sierra College, teaching cityscape workshops. Additionally, he and his wife, Jackie, own and operate Meadow Vista Flower and Berry Farm in their home town. He is currently completing the training to become a UC Davis extension Master Gardener.
In a previous life, he worked as an English/journalism teacher at Colfax High School. He also completed a stint as a curriculum coordinator, a grant writer and an instructional mentor.
Mr. Brown is a former Placer County Teacher of the Year and an Auburn
Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year. In spring 2014, he will be inducted into the Colfax High School Hall of Fame.
Before his tenure as an educator, he worked at KQED in San Francisco and as a news director for KUKI in Ukiah.
His photography and writing have appeared in the Crocker Museum, Sacramento News and Review and scholastic journalism journals.
“My photos represent numerous moments of awareness on our little farm..Surrounded by nature, I am amazed at the visual delights represented by wildlife, cultivating the land and our harvests.
Meadow Vista holds many visual treasures for those who can take the time to enjoy them. The intent of this exhibit is to document some of those visual treats and stimulate an appreciation for our local surroundings.”
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