Rich Kunz, a resident of Orland Park, IL, is a high school art teacher and freelance artist with over twenty years experience. He is married and has three children who are often featured in his artwork. He, like most artists, was interested in creating art for as long as he can remember. Subjects that he took special interest in ranged from animated movies to comic books and fantasy themed paintings. Rich founded his own freelance art business, Diligent Visual, in 2012. Some of the clients he has created licensed work for include: HBO (Game of Thrones), NewLine Cinema (The Hobbit), Marvel Comics, DC Comics, CBS (Star Trek TNG) and Lucasfilm (TOPPS Star Wars). Much of this work is now included in private collections across the United States.