Rich Alexander - Artist

About Rich Alexander

Learn more about Rich Alexander from Mt. Kisco, NY - United States.

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Rich Alexander lives in Mt. Kisco, NY with his wife and three children. Rich's journey with fine art started when he met illustrator Alan Reingold in 2010 while designing the September 11th firefighter Memorial in Mt. Kisco, NY. Rich was a Draftsman, Sign shop owner and New York City Firefighter and Alan encouraged him to pursue fine art. Rich studied pencil drawing for two years with Alan at his portrait studio in Mt. Kisco. Rich wanted to explore color and began taking oil painting classes in Dobbs Ferry with painter Geoff Barbey. Rich now attends the Ridgewood Art Institute in Ridgewood New Jersey and studies oil painting with artist and teacher John Osborne. In 2010 Rich won first place in the United States Sign Council International Design competition for a sculpture like sign he designed using aluminum and acrylic panels with edge lit LED lighting. Rich also won Honorable mention in the 2013 Gamblin Paints annual International oil painting competition.

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