Richard Thompson has worked as both professor of art and dean of an art school in New York, and currently lives and works in his hometown of Dayton, OR. Thompson’s career includes two Whitney Biennial exhibitions, and his work has been shown in the National Portrait Gallery; MFA, Houston; Museum of Modern Art, Ft. Worth; Portland Art Museum; Tyler Museum of Art; Art Museum of South Texas; Amarillo Art Center. His work is in the collections of the Edinburgh Museum of Modern Art, Scotland; Museum of Fine Art, Houston; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; the Museum of Modern Art, Ft. Worth; the Gund Collection, Boston; Apple Corporation; Fidelity Corporation and others. For many years he exhibited with Monique Knowlton Gallery in New York; Space Gallery in Los Angeles; Hills Gallery, Santa Fe; and William Havu Gallery, Denver. Thompson has been represented by William Campbell Contemporary Art in Ft. Worth, TX since 1985. In Oregon he is represented by ART Elements Gallery in Newberg, OR.