James Gordon Jones was born in 1946 in England. Coming to Australia at the age of five. He took up art at an early age and was awarded the Sydney Morning Herald Award at eleven years of age. At the age of eighteen Richard achieved an Australian Arts Council Award while attending Sydney University.
In 1965 he studied under the legenday May Harding in Broken Hill.

 His work displays rich colour, powerful expression and delicate, defined detail.

Richard’s work hangs throughout Australia and overseas in banks, galleries, private collections and offices and is in demand by various commissions and galleries throughout.

Richard is also a member of Australian Guild of Realist Artists.
We welcome him back to the Nest