Director of International Affairs
310.273.3377 x 116
Originally from Upstate New York, Richard received an education in Business Administration at RIT and SUNY-Utica, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Marketing and Statistics. Richard has been with Galerie Michael since 1987 and is fluent in several languages including Spanish, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. He has cultivated this skill through working with the wide range of clients and diverse visitors of Galerie Michael, as well as traveling extensively to participate in exhibitions in Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, and Miami. Richard has been a fine art dealer since 1981 and has several specialties ranging from Original graphics from the impressionists and Toulouse Lautrec through Miro, Picasso, and Matisse. He has also had a very strong connection with the graphics and paintings by Jean François Raffaelli, the much heralded French Impressionist painter. Richard has been married to a wonderful woman from South Korea for many years. His hobbies include putting together live music shows featuring jazz and rock and roll fusion in a large ensemble format.