After completing his MA at Chelsea School of Art Richard emerged as a curator in London by initiating a new project and gallery space above the infamous nightclub, The Blue Note, in Hoxton Square, Shoreditch London. Richard worked with artists such as Tracey Emin, Cornelia Parker, The Chapman Brothers and Gary Hume.

He has exhibited and curated widely, including performance art events for the ICA, The Mall, London. He has a Masters in Fine Art Painting from Chelsea School of Art and a First Degree in Fine Art from Cardiff School of Art. He has worked at Cardiff School of Art and Plymouth College of Art and is now the Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree at the Arts University Bournemouth: