Richard Stenhouse American, b. 1944
Richard Stenhouse uses oil crayon and pastel on transclucent mylar to create haunting and compelling images, which are extremely controlled but not cold or rigid. For almost two decades, Richard Stenhouse has been making drawings that evoke the soft luminescence that lies like a veil over the fields, forests and cities of the Carolinas. Stenhouse's work possesses a certain psychological edge and mystery regardless of subject.
A native North Carolinian, Richard Stenhouse received a B.A. in visual arts from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a M.F.A. in visual arts from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Stenhouse has established a national reputation, participating in more than 60 solo and group exhibitions.