- 1989 - Educated at Birch Acres Primary and Norkem Park High, Kempton Park. Remembers spending 4 years at school learning art. Didn't think art was fun at all until his last year with Mr. Fuel, who is first on the list of those responsible for Richard wanting to paint more. Matriculated in 1987. Spent 13 years brewing. No further formal art training.
- 1991 - Qualified Technical Illustrator.
- 2001 - Full time Artist.
- January - Hout Bay Gallery, Hout Bay
- March - Bellville Association of Visual Arts
- April - Bay Art Gallery, Kalk Bay
- May - The Art of Colour Exhibition. Group Exhibition with Vgallery and Knysna Fine Art Gallery
- June - Art Channel Diversity 4 Exhibition
- June - Ekurhuleni Fine Arts Finalist Exhibition
- September - Solo. 2de Laan Rame & Dekor, Bloemfontein
- March - Lennox Gallery, Fulham, London, England
- My work is taken up in various collections in South Africa, England, Holland, USA, Switzerland, Australia, Ireland, Germany and Italy.
- My wife and son
- Hearing people say "I wish I did that"
- Paul Gauguin - Painting masses of flat colour
- The sea
- Impasto paste