1959 - ?

David Riches

Born in the Depwade district of Norfolk in May 1959, son of Colin E. Riches and his wife Pamela A. Franklin, who married at Norwich in 1956. David studied at Norwich School of Art in 1980 gaining a degree in graphic design and founded a design practice, Visible Edge Ltd. He married at East Dereham, Norfolk in 1988, fellow student at Norwich, Helen M. Donaldson [Riches q.v.] and their combined artistic talents have been handed down to their children, Robert, an interior designer and Victoria, a fashion designer in San Francisco. David diversified into property conversion and carpentry but with illustration and drawing being a fundamental part of his work, about 2007 began oil painting under the expert guidance of artists Tony Rothon (born 1949) and Sarah Nutley (born 1958), and joins them on their painting courses in Portugal. Together with his wife Helen they had a successful joint exhibition at The Aldeburgh Gallery and at Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries, London he had on show 'Walberswick Beach'.

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