Richard Young is a self-taught artist and composer, who is somewhat new to the art world. Young has worked as a professional artist for the past four years. He works in a number of mediums, but prefers encaustic, oil and drawing.
His first experience selling art came during his Junior year in high school. A teacher was browsing through his art class’s assignment and much to his surprise,purchased his work for his own private collection. Little did he know, that some thirty years later, he would be doing it for a living.
Young’s influences include, Rembrandt, Scherman, Odilon Redon and Picasso. His works are in a number of collections throughout the world in countries such as North and South America, Canada, Europe, Hungary and Italy.
Currently Richard is teaching online and has been working diligently,entering various art competitions and gathering online commissions. He currently lives in Saint Charles, Missouri in the U.S.A.