Rick Timmons (, St. Petersburg, Florida) is an American painter. After attending the Art Institute of Dallas, he joined the Dallas Fire Department in 1981 where he spent the bordering thirteen years. While perform more and more commissioned oil portrait paintings he was picked in the works by numerous southwest art galleries and in 1987/1988 was agreed to pull off commemorative paintings for both the New York and Texas Firefighter's Associations. In 1994 Timmons left the Dallas Fire Department and became a full-time painter. His works are mainly focused on firefighting, portraits, equine art, southwest art and bar murals.