12″ x 9″
Richard was born in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory 1959 and belongs to Northern Tutchone Brive. Richard is a self taught artist. He originally started painting wildlife at an early age along with painting his favorite rock star idol. In 1978 Richard moved to Vancouver.
In the early 1980’s, Richard started painting West Coast Native design and soon developed his own distinct, style, using the wildlife form of animal and adding his native design on the inside of the form. By now, stores were asking for and purshasing his work.
Over the years, Richard moved around – Vancouver Island, Richmond, Whitehorse, always returning to Vancouver. Today, Richard is one the most sought after Native artists, with works in many galleries throughout. He very versatile, working on drums, paddles, masks, rattles in addition to his paintings. His pieces are collected internationally.