Born in Milan, MO on March 23 1903. Richmond studied with E. Roscoe Shrader at the Otis Art Institute, Edwin C. Taylor and Eugene Savage at Yale University where he received his master's degree in 1942. He taught art at Yale until 1946 and then went into radar work for General Electric. He was director of the Otis Art Institute during 1947-52. He taught at Arizona State University during 1976-77. He later lived in Palm Springs and Seal Beach before his death in Los Alamitos, CA on Oct. 8, 1997. Member: Calif. Art Club; Desert Art Center. Exh: New Haven Paint & Clay Club, 1931-38 (prizes); LA AA, 1934 (prize); Calif. State Fair, 1934 (prize); Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1934; Calif. Art Club, 1956.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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