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Richard Foster

Richard Foster was born in 1945. He is a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, and former Hon. Treasurer and Vice President. He is also a member of the Art Workers Guild.

His commissions have included:

HM The King of Norway
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
HRH The Prince of Wales
HRH The Princess of Wales
HRH The Duke of Kent
The Lord Home of the Hirsel
Sir Anthony Hopkins
Mrs Carter Brown The Corsini Family
The Visconti Family
The Royal Collection
The National Portrait Gallery
The National Trust
Eton College and Harrow School
Oxford and Cambridge Colleges
and many others


He has had numerous exhibitions in London including five at Spink and Son, as well as Rafael Vals, Partridge Fine Arts and Indar Pasricha. He exhibits every year with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, and most years at the Royal Academy.
In March 2009 he accompanied HRH The Prince of Wales on his Official Tour of South America as tour artist.
Richard Foster spends the majority of his time painting portraits, some in London, but many on location. He also likes to have exhibitions of his landscapes every so often.


Courtesy of the artist’s website.