Richard Smith is an alumnus of the State University of New York where he graduated with a degree in Visual Arts and Communication. As an author, speaker, graphic artist, and content creator, Richard has utilized his skills as both a human origins advocate and futurist since the early nineties, which includes a wide spectrum of topics ranging from ancient astronauts and official first contact to human rights and cultural genocide.
His focus takes the audience on an educational and riveting journey through our evolving global society and the ever-vigilant galactic community as it relates to the human condition. His presentations allow the audience to explore ancient and modern narratives that have brought humanity to its present global state of critical mass. Using the cosmology of our solar system as a platform, topical subjects relating to current affairs are discussed to raise conscious awareness of our health and well-being as caretakers of the planet.
Richard is an elected member of the Arts Commission for the City of Rio Rancho (District 2) and the founder of 11:22 Creative. As the author of a thought-provoking book series, he talks about ancient, historical, and extraterrestrial narratives influencing our society and culture, as well as the human being’s place in the scheme of things. Earning his degree in Visual Communications, he received high honors for his work with social and extraterrestrial narratives. As the co-founder and CEO of an educational nonprofit, Richard has spent the last ten years speaking at forums, seminars, and conference venues with engaging talks and life-changing perspectives. Working on his next book, he currently resides in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, with his wife Linda, and serves with her on the executive committee for New Mexico's UFO and paranormal forum. You can visit Richard and Linda's official site at ufoteacher.com.