Photograph of Artist PAUL RICHMOND
PAUL RICHMOND
Columbus, Ohio - United States



Original Artworks (5)

Paul Richmond; In Hot Pursuit, Starring ..., 2010, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241  Heartthrob Jesse Archer is having a rough day. While jogging through the dark, spooky forest ( possibly not his smartest choice) , he realizes that he isn't alone. And his pursuant, a shadowy, knock- kneed monster with an appetite for cute hunks, seems to be picking up speed! ...
Paul Richmond
Original Oil Painting, 2010
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Paul Richmond; Elegant Imbalance, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  This piece was created for the exhibit A Circus Show & Other Atrocities on display at A Bitchin' Space Gallery in Sacramento, CA in September, 2008. The exhibit juxtaposes the dark, painful lives of performing animals with the fun, amusing atmosphere of the carnival. In doing research for ...
Paul Richmond
Original Oil Painting, 2008
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Paul Richmond; Mother Nurture, 2007, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241   This painting represents the female influences that were an integral part of my early development. Without knowing of the social ramifications, I looked to women as providing a role model for shaping the way I related to the world around me. The love and nurturing that I ...
Paul Richmond
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Paul Richmond; Hello Dolly, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  After watching The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas at age 5, I knew that I wanted to grow up and be Dolly Parton. I was drawn to the flamboyant entertainer because of her over- the- top persona and seemingly abundant self- confidence. As a child, I struggled ...
Paul Richmond
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Paul Richmond; Looking For Something, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 48 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  Looking for Something expresses my attempt to integrate my experiences as an adult artist withthe identity that began to form so many years before. The image of me as a child is solid and unchanging while the depiction of me as an adult is incomplete. This adult ...
Paul Richmond
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Artist Statement

My work is an exploration of sexuality and identity through narrative painting. I draw inspiration from my own experiences as a young gay man from a conservative environment to break down the social constructs that exist around sexual orientation and gender roles. Through colorful, illustrative, and sometimes humorous paintings, I expose the grey areas that become overshadowed by black and white moral codes. By employing the visual communication techniques of graphic design and illustration, my work is bold yet inviting with apparent, underlying themes. It invites viewers of all origins to make personal connections with the imagery that Iíve employed to tell my story and encourages them to question conventional ideas that disregard the value of their individuality. ...