Biography: A Professional photographer in the West Michigan area since 1978, Richard has owned 4 studios with work covering commercial, weddings, families and events. A self taught photographer and winner of many local and statewide awards, Richard has proven time and again that his work is some of the most diverse around. Richard now specializes in the more artistic views of the world. Photography is not only about seeing things in different ways; see things others don't to create a lasting moment in time. Currently he is working on producing a collection of his automotive work for publication and is involved in vintage auto racing photography. Always find the unusual and unexpected, find a deep more pronounced angle and view. Show the viewer something from a viewpoint they hadn't imagined. Exhibitions: ArtPrize 2011 Title: Education Abandoned ArtPrize 2013 Title: The Musicians ArtPrize 2014 Title: The Bus Never Stopped ArtPrize 2015 Title: Winters Gate ArtPrize 2016 Title: The Last Family Farm ArtPrize 2017 Title: Sunset in the Forest Grand Rapids Arts Festival 2014 “Purchase Award” / Shown at UICA Grand Rapids Arts Festival 2017 “Best Photograph 2017” Shown at KCAD Gallery GRAM Selected Exhibition of 9 outstanding Grand Rapids Arts Festival Winners 2017 Muskegon Museum of Art 2015 “Purchase Award” Muskegon Museum of Art 2015 / 2016 Midland Center for the Arts/Dow Center Regional Arts Competition: 2014 / 2015 / 2016 Lowell Regional Arts Competition: 2015 3rd Place Award Lowell Arts Center Gallery exhibits 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017
Richard's ArtPrize Entries
These are Richard's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Richard's Past Work
These are images of past work that Richard has done.