About Richard

 BIOGRAPHY:

1947: Born United States; spent childhood in Melbourne, Australia

1970:  Bachelor of Arts Degree, Knox College, USA; majored in Fine Arts; Awarded Blonder Prize

1969–1970:  Studied in France at The Beaux-Arts, Besançon

1975:  Moved to Western Australia

1975–1978: Architectural Studies

1980–2002: Display and Interior Decorating Consultant in Western Australia
Bankwest advertising display, interiors, murals
 Private residence interior decorating consulting

1988–1997: Part-time Art Teacher, Beehive Montessori School

1997:  Art Director for children’s film, Zabbacadabra

1997, 1998:  Fremantle Festival Artist

2000:  Fremantle Festival Artist

2004: Private residence Murals, Cincinnati

2002–present: Artist and Interior Consultant based in River Falls, Wisconsin

2012: Aline Architecture original artwork screen

 

Painting trips to Western Australia (northwest, southwest), New South Wales, France,

USA (New England, Midwest), Bali, China, and Scotland.

 

 

EXHIBITIONS:

  2016

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (April 29,30-May 1)

2015

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (May 1–3)

City Hall Solo Exhibit, River Falls, Wisconsin (September–December)

WRAP (Wisconsin Regional Art Program) Award  Exhibit, Madison, Wisconsin (September–October)

 

2014

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (May)

 

2013               

Celebration of Life, First Presbyterian Church, Hudson, Wisconsin (October 12–November)


2012

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (May 5–6)

Alongside, Perth City Farm Gallery, East Perth, Western Australia (July 27–28)


2011

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (April 30–
May 1)

Artful Décor collective exhibit, Minneapolis, Minnesota (April–May)

Art on the Kinni, River Falls, Wisconsin (September 10)

Spirit of St. Croix, Hudson, Wisconsin (September 24–25)

Stillwater Art Fair, Stillwater, Minnesota (October 1–2)

BlueRidge Growers Exhibit, River Falls, Wisconsin (October/November)

 

2010

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (May 1–2)

"A New Day," Tresillian, Nedlands, Western Australia (July 16–21)

Art on the Kinni, River Falls, Wisconsin (September 11)

Spirit of St. Croix, Hudson, Wisconsin (September 25–26)

 

2009

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (May 2–3)

Seasons on the St. Croix, Hudson, Wisconsin (June)

Spirit of the St. Croix Days, Hudson, Wisconsin (September 26–27)

Art on the Kinni, River Falls, Wisconsin (September 12)

Art Exhibition, First Presbyterian Church of Hudson, Wisconsin (October 10–November 30)

 

2008 

ArtOPENer: The St. Croix Valley Studio Tour, River Falls, Wisconsin (May 3–4)

Wayzata Art Experience, Wayzata, Minnesota (May 17–18)

"Natural Encounters," Tresillian, Perth, Western Australia (July 18–24)

 

2007

"Natural Perspectives," Annapolis, Maryland (March 11–17)

Wayzata Art Experience, Wayzata, Minnesota (May 19–20)

Afton Art in the Park, Afton, Minnesota (September 29–30)

Art on the Kinni, River Falls, Wisconsin (September 15)

"Season of Reflection," Home Studio Exhibit, River Falls, Wisconsin (October 27)

       

2006 

Edina Art Fair, Edina, Minnesota

"Natural Connections," Tresillian, Perth, Western Australia

 

2005

"Home and Away: Annapolis, Australia and Ports Between," Annapolis, Maryland

Hartford Insurance Exhibit 

Phipps Hudson Hospital Wellness Exhibit

Art on the Kinni, River Falls, Wisconsin

Afton Art in the Park, Afton, Minnesota

 

2004 

Kleinpell Gallery, River Falls Public Library, Wisconsin

Chalmer Davee Library, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

  

2003

 "Le Paysage," Frank Stone Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2001

"Sojourn," Solo Exhibition, The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia

Bank West Royal Show Exhibit, Claremont, Western Australia

St. Hilda’s Invitational Exhibit, Mosman Park, Western Australia

Group Exhibition, Yallingup Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia

 

2000

St. Hilda’s Invitational Exhibit, Mosman Park, Western Australia

City of Melville Art Exhibit, Melville, Western Australia

South Perth Civic Centre Exhibit, South Perth, Western Australia

Red Cross Exhibit

Bank West Royal Show Exhibit, Claremont, Western Australia

Group Exhibition, Yallingup Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia

 

1999 

"Flower & Water," Solo Exhibition, The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia

Group Exhibition, Yallingup Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia

Wesley College Invitational Exhibit, South Perth, Western Australia

City of Melville Art Exhibit, Melville, Western Australia

WA Art Gallery Exhibit, Beverley, Western Australia

  

1998 

Group Exhibition, Yallingup Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia

City of Melville Art Exhibit, Melville, Western Australia

City of East Fremantle Art Exhibit, East Fremantle, Western Australia

Wesley College Invitational Exhibit, South Perth, Western Australia

WA Art Gallery Exhibit, Beverley, Western Australia

 

1997 

NSW Invitational Art Exhibit, SCECGS Redlands, New South Wales

Group Exhibition, Yallingup Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia

City of Melville Art Exhibit, Melville, Western Australia

 

1996

Group Exhibition, North Shore Fine Art, Sydney, New South Wales

Group ExhibitionYallingup Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia

Group Exhibition, Arica’s, Dalkeith, Western Australia

  

1995

"France," Solo Exhibition, Wind Bourne Gallery, Darien, Connecticut

Group Exhibition, Yallingup Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia

Group Exhibition, Del Mondo, Fremantle, Western Australia

  

1994 

"Springtime," Solo Exhibition, Waterhouse and Dodd, London, England 

Group Show, North Shore Fine Art, Sydney, New South Wales

Limited Edition Print Les Tournesols

"Abrolhos Islands," Group Show, Geraldton, Western Australia 

Private solo exhibition, Cincinnati, Ohio   

  

1993 

Group Exhibition, Old Church Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia

Christ Church Grammar School Exhibition, Claremont, Western Australia

Bankwest: "Bring Back the Butterflies" Mural and Display

Bankwest: Murals for Wagin Wollorama and Dowerin Field Day

 

1992 

"Tranquillity (Southwest Australia)," Solo Exhibition, Waterhouse & Dodd, London, England

  

1991

"Australian Perspectives (Northwest)," Solo Exhibition, Waterhouse & Dodd, London, England

St. Hilda’s and Friends Art Exhibition, Mosman Park, Western Australia

"Margaret River/Kalbarri," Solo Exhibition, Ric’s Gallery, Dalkeith, Western Australia

  

1989 

"Northwest," Solo Exhibition, Ric’s Gallery, Dalkeith, Western Australia

 

1987 

Solo Exhibition, Goodrich Galleries, Perth, Western Australia

City of Bayswater Art Exhibition, Bayswater, Western Australia

  

1986

Perth Gallery Group Exhibition

  

1985

Shire of Katanning Art Exhibition, Western Australia

City of Bayswater Art Exhibition, Bayswater, Western Australia

 

PRIZES:

1997: Beverley Art Gallery, Highly Commended for Poppies and Cabana III (Western Australia)

1995: City of Melville, Judge’s Choice Art Award (Western Australia)

1992: Telecom Aquisitive Art Exhibition Award (Western Australia)

1992: Over 50’s Expo, Burswood, Best Display Award (Western Australia)

1992: Bring Back the Butterflies Display Award 

1991: Greening the West, Horticultural Horizons Display Award

1989: City of Melville, Highly Commended (Western Australia)

1988: City of Bayswater Art Award Winner (Western Australia)

1988: Ansett Airlines Painting Prize 

1987: City of Melville Art Award (Western Australia)

1987: City of Bayswater Art Award, Council Purchase (Western Australia)

1985: City of Bayswater Art Competition, 1st Prize Painting (Western Australia)

1983: Swan Valley Wine Industry, 1st Prize Display (Western Australia)

 

PUBLICATIONS:

1996: Featured in Michaels, D., “Painting the Light,” Watercolor, An American Artist Publication, Spring.

1993: “Your Week” in The West Magazine, August 8.

1992: House and Garden, European Edition, April.

1991: The Fine Art File, London, England, December.

 

 

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