Richard lives in Carmel, New York with his wife Christine and teenage children. He holds BA degrees in Set and Costume Design, and Fine Art and a Masters in Art Education. Professionally, Richard has been designing, building and painting theatrical scenery for 30 years. In New York, Richard worked at the Metropolitan Opera, Designed Off-Broadway, and was for years Design Associate and Research Assistant to children’s author Maurice Sendak. As co-owner of Capital Scenic, Inc. for 25 years, he provided scenery for Theatre and Industrial clients like The Roundabout Theatre, Theatre for a New Audience, The Blue Man Group and 20th Century Fox. Currently he teaches Visual Art and Design in Dobbs Ferry. He is very pleased to join Thrown Stone as Production Manager and Technical Director.