John Richter, Artist

Born in Newark, New Jersey, John Richter began

painting traditional realistic paintings, landscapes,

portraits and cityscapes over 50 years ago.  His work

is inspired by many travels throughout the

Mediterranean, France, Greece, Turkey and Italy, and

and England as well and also by his numerous visits

 to many of the most famous art galleries in

the world from Paris including The Louvre, Gare

d'Orsay, The Orangerie, Musee Marmottan, Centre

Pompidou, The Rodin, among others, and New York's

Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim

Museum, The Whitney, and The Museum of Modern

Art (MOMA.)  His work has been exhibited in

numerous juried shows in New York, New Jersey, and 

Connecticut.  John's paintings can be found mostly in

private collections in the United States, and France.