MORGAN, Richard

1942 - ?

Richard Morgan

Richard Brian Morgan, was born at Hobday Street, Poplar, London in 1942, son of Robert Edmund B. Morgan (8 March 1908-1983), an electrical stores superintendent, and his wife Doris Madelime née Smith (7 November 1907-1979) and in 1939 were living at 96 Jubilee Drive, Ruislip, Middlesex. After an abortive attempt to train as an engineering draughtsman, and then working as an advertising artist during the late fifties and early sixties, in 1966 Richard moved from London to Suffolk where, from 1970, he has concentrated fully on producing his artwork. Painting English mystical romances, drawing inspiration from the local landscape and was also a successful freelance children's book illustrator and author. However fine art has always been his passion and in 2009, he was invited to exhibit with the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Show at the Mall Galleries. A member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle in 1971 from Henham, Suffolk and also has had solo exhibitions at Read's Gallery, Aldeburgh; Deben Gallery, Woodbridge; Magdalene Street Gallery, Cambridge; The Maddermarket, Norwich; Pottergate Gallery, Norwich; Buxton Mill Gallery, Norfolk and elsewhere. He is also a teacher of life drawings and now works from a studio in his garden at Hauxton, Cambridge doing private commissions and painting for galleries in Cambridge.

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