Born on the island of St. Martin, Sir Roland Richardson is emerging internationally as a leading artist in the School of Caribbean Art, offering a unique view of his native West Indian culture as a “Plein Air” impressionist.
His mastery of multiple mediums including painting on location in oil, watercolor, pastel drawing in charcoal and extensive fine print-making is rapidly earning the recognition and respect of art collectors and appreciators worldwide.
Painting forever, 45 years, Sir Richardson’s work has been exhibited extensively around the globe.
His list of patrons includes the late Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Romare Bearden, Martha Graham, Harry Belafonte, Susan Lucci, former Massachesetts Senator Edward Brooke and the Getty Family amog many others.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands knighted Sir Roland Richardson in 2007 for his lifelong artistic contribution to his community.
He has also received a life-time achievement award from the French government for his work.
More information on the official web site: www.rolandrichardson.com