Richard Payne

Melbourne, Australia

"Universal beauty, energy and elation expressing an optimistic view of culture"
Richard Payne (1957-) was born in Melbourne and is a multidisciplinary abstract & figurative artist who studied Architectural Illustration and art until moving to Italy to study classical-realism at the Florence Academy of Art.

A professional artist, Payne also delivers master-classes in perspective & composition for Academy artists: San Francisco Golden Gate Atelier, the New York METRO Florence Academy of Art, University of Melbourne, Victorian Artists Society and his studio.

Exhibiting regularly, Payne explores beauty and the feeling of elation through his unique visual language, layers of meaning and symbolism in oil paintings, drawings, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) installations, sculpture and AR enhanced artwork that hang in public and private collections in Europe, USA and Australia.

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