2015 co-Editor of CCQ
November 2014, Played in Mirza & Butler’s presentation of Brecht’s The Exception and the Rule as part of Artes Mundi 6 and Experimentica 2014.
2013-2015 , Deputy Editor of CCQ Magazine
2012 Launch of new format blown magazine..
2012 Blingers series published in New Welsh Review.
2011 Commissioned by Welsh Assembly Government to make the official portraits of the Presiding Officers, Rosemary Butler and Lord Dafydd Ellis Thomas.
2010 Group show at Tactile Bosch, Cardiff. As I Walked Out series.
2009 Selected for Taylor Wessing Photographic
Portrait Prize group show at National Portrait Gallery, London. Blingers
2008-2013 Founder and Editor of blown magazine.
2008 Arts Council of Wales publishing grant.
2008-2012 Commissioning panel for National Photographic Portrait Commission with Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales and National Portrait Gallery, London.
2007 Arts Council of Wales publishing research grant.
2007 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize show, National Portrait Gallery, London.
2007 Work from the As I Walked Out series acquired for the Ernst and Young collection
2006 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
2005 The only UK finalist in the Schweppes Photographic Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
2005 Winner of AXA Photographic Portrait Competition.
2005 Shortlisted for Canon Fashion Portrait Award.
2000 Art West Award for an oil portrait awarded by the critic David Lee.
Ric Bower was born in London and now lives in Cardiff with his family.