Richard is a field artist and visual journalist. In his career he has helped cover the war in Afghanistan for The National Post - traveling with Canadian and U.S. forces, and the war in Iraq for the Detroit Free Press - embedding with the United States Marine Corps.
He has also worked as an artist, advocacy photographer and documentary filmmaker in Kenya, Zimbabwe, The Democratic Republic and the Central African Republic - for the United Nations. Richard has been nominated for two National Newspaper Awards in Canada, and has a mound of annual awards from the Society for News Design. Many of his fieldwork reportage sketches from Iraq and Afghanistan are held by the Smithsonian Museum of Armed Forces History, and the United States Marine Corps Museum.
To keep his kids fed Richard works as a Senior Graphics Editor at the Washington Post. When he is not working he enjoys working, and writing in the third person. And in his spare time Richard is a fanatical urban sketcher and aging soccer player.