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I am Ric Royer*. 

I was born in a cold, depressed and creepy town.
I am a maker of cold, depressed and creepy works. 
I like to make things that bang together the faults of the individual in society, and the failures of society on the individual.

I live in the Hudson Valley with an amazing person named Miriam. We are nestled between a scrapyard and a river that flows both ways.  

For more thoughts on this subject, please check out:

The Troubled Maker
Nothing Can Save You Now



Get in touch with me at

* The name of this site comes from the pseudonym "R Area",a fugitive handle I felt like I needed to create to avoid the situation.I no longer use the name. 


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