Artist Profile for Richard39     Biggin Hill, Westerham

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Richard39 Part Time Professional


I paint landscape, portrait, still life; telling a story or expressing emotion, emphasising light, tone and colour. I work in a varied style but mostly "post-impressionist", or "academic" rendering. I am influenced by Van Gogh, Money, Singer Sergeant, Hockney. AWARDS: In 2015 I won Bronze Frame in the international ArTTable Be Still competition with a water-colour still-life and had 4 other pieces exhibited. In 2020 I won the SAA Best Professional Still Life Artist. I also won a Merit Award with LightSpaceTime in the USA for my landscape work in the 10th Annual "Open" 2020 Art Exhibition. I was shortlisted for the Pastel Society exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London, 2015. For the ArtaVita competition, I was awarded a Certificate of Excellence as well as being invited to hang my work at their New York Gallery. I appeared with a double-page spread and cover in Aspire Magazine during 2015. Marija Posso, a curator based in New York says: "I really enjoy your art, especially the visceral, landscape paintings. Each piece conveys a sense of endless wonder and imagination. Your stylistic approach reminds me of reflections, memories, and dreams combined with reality. I find these works to be thoughtful, moving, and I'd like to know more about them." I spent over 40 years as a respected and qualified typo/graphic designer, producing magazines, corporate branding, and printed ephemera. I was trained at the old Croydon School of Art and at the Central School of Art, London. I tutor art for a couple of hours weekly for the Caterham All Day Art Club. I work both in my studio or 'en plein air', using light, colour, and a 'story'. I have exhibited with the Guildhall Gallery, PainterStainers' Fine Arts and Crafts Society, the Dorking Group of Artists, the Bromley Art Society plus various Galleries, and am at and at Red Bubble. In 2020 I am learning about art marketing through LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook and am working from my Biggin Hill Studio.


  • Marker
  • Oil
  • Acrylic
  • Pastel
  • Water Colour
  • Pencil
  • Charcoal
  • Coloured Pencil
  • Pen And Ink
  • Human Figures
  • Single Portrait
  • Still Life
  • Human & Animal Portrait
  • Multiple Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Pet Portraits
  • Post Impressionism
  • Illustration
  • Realism
  • Other
  • Impressionism


  • Will work from a photo
  • Ships Internationally
  • Ships 'Artwork for Sale' within 7 Days
  • Prices from £250 to £650