Richard Neal was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Maryland. He earned a Master's degree at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and works at Chalkboard Studio in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod. His work was recently featured in a three-city tour of Cuba. Richard will be presenting Submarine at the Cotuit Center for the Arts this fall and will be featured in a one-person show at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum in 2024.
Richard is the inaugural recipient of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Fellowship. The writer, André van der Wende has observed that “Neal is a master at creating distressed surfaces full of invention and the unexpected, tough and confrontational in their manufacture and effect.”