Born 1956 in Regina, Saskatchewan; lives in southern Saskatchewan
At 67 Rich is an avid outdoorsman. He juggles his time between home, his fieldwork, his studio work and the casting foundries, where he oversees the patinas and completed works.
Rich has completed a 65-foot-long heroic sculpture called The Buffalo Trail, which is placed in front of the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming. He has also created a 1 1/4 life-sized monumental sculpture named Outlaw, a bounty rodeo bull owned by the Calgary Stampede, for downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is in numerous corporate and permanent museum collections across North America. Rich has taught sculpture classes in many venues, including the Scottsdale Artists School in Scottsdale, Arizona for over 10 years.
Notable Awards and Achievements
2012 National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Prix de West, James Earl Fraser Sculpture Award
2002 National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Prix de West, Robert Lougheed Award
National Sculpture Society
Society of Animal Artists
Astoria Fine Art, Jackson, Wyoming
Claggett/Rey Gallery, Vail, Colorado
Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art, Charleston, South Carolina
InSight Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas
Rimrock Gallery, Prineville, Oregon
Woodriver Fine Art, Ketchum, Idaho