Richard is a native of Pensacola, Florida. He has always been interested in art. He first began painting in the mid 70s when he worked for one year in oils and was a member of the Quayside Art Gallery of Pensacola. In recent years, since 1999, he has concentrated on the medium of watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media painting. Most recently he has concentrated on his landscape and wildlife photography.
Richard painted primarily as a realist and enjoys painting a variety of subjects. He also takes his inspiration from the beautiful vistas and prominent landmarks of the Florida Gulf Coast and his home town Pensacola.
Richard is primarily concentrating on photography these days and his work can be seen at Blue Morning Gallery, Pensacola, Florida and at Geronimo's on Pensacola Beach.