About Richard Colson


1955 in United Kingdom

Lives and Works:

London, United Kingdom


First Prize, Fresh Paint, Picton Castle, Wales, United Kingdom, 2017

About the artist

Richard Colson is represented in London by Cricket Fine Art, Chelsea

He had work selected for the London Group Open in 2017

He won First prize in the Fresh Paint Competition at Picton Castle in July 2017

He studied for a BA in Fine Art(Painting) at Goldsmiths' London.

Colson's vision is always developing and he is constantly revising and exploring new kinds of subject matter. Underlying all his work is a central desire to improve his work as a draughtsman and to imbue his imagery with the power and force of direct instinct.

Need to know

  • Colson's distinct brushwork achieves a delightful impressionist style
  • His newer paintings have a monochrome palette which looks ultra-modern on the wall
  • Buy from a master of oils
Rebecca Gordon

The Insider Rebecca Gordon says:

"Richard is a very talented artist. The energy in his pieces is convincingly conveyed through his use of fluid, rapid brushstrokes and monochrome colour palette."

Richard Colson

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