“What energizes my studio practice is looking at the behaviors of natural forces: pressures of geological formations, influence of gravity and flow of currents. I’m exploring systems and networks that echo the forces of nature, not necessary mimic nature itself.”
Richard’s light-based work fuses together fields of photography and painting. Using the behavior of light and its interactions with matter as a means to project the echoing forces of nature.
“Whisky has always tasted like introspection to me, a quiet moment after taking a sip, the lingering aftertastes inviting you to ponder the flavors on your tongue.” – By Hannu Rajaniemi, The Quantum Thief. This quote speaks beautifully to the slow savoring of ideas and sensory experiences – the very experience of taking in an artwork […]
I was recently talking with collectors about some of the symbolism found in my art, like the waveform. An excellent example is ‘Optimal Inflection‘, inspired after I first saw an active seismograph with swinging arms jolting back-and-forth as the ground shook beneath us. What was remaining was mesmerizing, a written history without bias, a recording […]
Looking back to at the exhibition of my ‘Cascades’ series at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, the 3 words I would use to describe the movement in this works are Unfixed, Fluctuated and Disassembling. If presence-of-mind and state-of-mind are the optics of our perception, the works in the Cascades series can be distinguished […]