Kirk Richards is active/lives in Texas. Kirk Richards is known for classical realist figure, portrait, and still life painting.
Biography Kirk Richards
The Texas figurative and portrait painter Kirk Richards currently lives in Amarillo, Texas and was born there on November 22, 1952. His paintings, sometimes allegorical in content are often based on nature.
At West Texas State University Richards received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree but became increasingly frustrated with the modernistic and abstract art taught by many of his professors. After completing his first year of graduate school as an art major with an emphasis on painting, he discovered Minneapolis artist Richard Lack (in the 1971 summer edition of American Artist magazine) a follower of the Boston School of traditional painters. Richards moved to Minneapolis six weeks later and enrolled at Atelier Lack, the studio sc
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