In 2011, graduated from Journalism, goes to a season in Montreal, where in 2012, studied Documental Photography. Photographing the student protests and the Occupy movement creates one of his first series, Portraits in Protests as the final work course. Had photos as part of the installation Les Archives Vivantes d’Occupons Montréal, organized by the collective group [P(re)]Occupations.
Back to Brazil, fixed residence in Porto Alegre and follows up the work and photography studies. Participates in course Artistic Processes in Photography, inside the Photography Center of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). In 2013 exposed part of the essay “Ser ou não ser não é essa a questão” at the project “Sarau Erótico”. Terminates the studies in Annual Photography Course at ESPM and has the essay “Sobre Pôr” selected to exhibit in the following year, at the Art Gallery of DMAE, in Porto Alegre .
In 2014 participated in the first edition of the exhibition Coletiva by/at Acervo Independente in Porto Alegre. Take part in one of the classes of the studies group at Mascate Gallery. The essay Sobre Pôr was also selected for the nights of projection of the 4th Tiradentes Festival of Photography – Foto em Pauta at the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. In festival also participates in one of workshops with the editors of S/Nº Magazine. Sobre Pôr also became part of project Quarta Cultural, in Porto Alegre, and is released at number 38 by Old Magazine. At the end of the year Ricardo also participated of POARTE, a group exhibition at Mascate Gallery.