Richard Munsell was born in New York in 1903. He was the nephew of artist Pruett Carter. By the 1930s he had settled in Los Angeles where he taught painting at the Chouinard Art School. Part of each year was spent with his mother in Woodstock, NY. He also painted under the pseudonym Richard M. Chambers. He died in 1963.
Exh: Calif. Art Club, 1935-38; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1935-38; Pasadena High School, 1936; Academy of Western Painters (LA), 1936 (1st prize), 1938; Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1936; Calif. State Fair, 1937; Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), 1937; Allied Arts Festival, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1937; Santa Cruz Art League, 1938; Laguna Beach AA, 1938; Chouinard Gallery (LA),
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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