Richard is a Dublin born artist and graduated from NCAD in 2000 with a Fine Art degree. He has worked primarily in stone since leaving college. His carving practice is based at D15 Studios in Dublin. Richard’s work is greatly influenced by the botanical world. This is apparent in the forms, shapes and textures found in his work. Richard’s work is in a number of private collections in Ireland, Europe and the Far East and he has received a number of public art commissions, two notably at Aras an Uachtarain. He received the RDS carving award in 2011and is a committee member of the annual Sculpture in Context exhibition.