Richard King MA
Richard is a well-known Artist from Birmingham UK. He is a part-time art teacher with over 20 years’ experience in teaching art in schools and colleges and has a master’s degree in fine Art from Wolverhampton University.
All his paintings have been created from spectacular scenes witnessed first and photographed then created in the studio using a unique technique of painting in reverse onto glass creating mesmerizing landscapes and seascapes.
Many of the expeditions to mountain scenes are as a result of gruelling treks to remote areas of outstanding natural beauty in various European countries.
Richard is a professional coach and four-star white-water Canoe and Kayak leader with vast experience. Kayaking all over Europe he was specially selected for his expertise in 2014 as one of a specialist elite to paddle the highest river in the world, the Zanska Gorge, North India, Himalayas.
His other passion is mountaineering which has taken him to magnificent artistic venues in Switzerland, Austria, Italy and the French Alps. Closer to home his climbing and scrambling in Scotland (Ben Nevis) and Snowdonia, North Wales Crib Goch and Devils Kitchen to name a few have provided landscapes of breath-taking beauty which his keen eye and love of the outdoors are captured in his paintings.