self-portrait with Papal sky and Banyan

 Richard Blundell

Painter, printmaker, and educator – Richard Blundell has practised as a designer since 1965. He has worked in design education since 1988, concentrating on creative practice and his research interests in his painting and prints explore relationships focusing on comtemporary urban living and native bushland ecologies.


Creative history

Richard has held numerous solo and group of shows and a comprehensive listings for Richard’s exhibitions can be seen under the Resume header. His works can be found in the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra), Gold Coast Art Gallery (Gold Coast City Council), Griffith University Art Collection, Logan Art Gallery (Logan City) as well as in range of private and corporate collections.

Richard is a Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) and served as Vice-President of the Queensland DIA council and as a Director of the DIA National council. In 1999–2000, Richard was Queensland President of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) and was Queensland College of Art Deputy Director Gold Coast from 2001 to 2010 and Design Convener from 1999 to 2002 and program convener for all QCA Gold Coast programs until 2010.