About the Artist
Richard Van Buren was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1937. He studied at the San Francisco State College, the University of Mexico and Mexico City College in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Van Buren had his first solo exhibition at the New Mission Gallery in San Francisco in 1961. He relocated to New York in the mid-1960s and was included in the seminal exhibition Primary Structures at the Jewish Museum in 1966. In New York, he exhibited with the Bykert Gallery from 1967 to 1969 before establishing a long association with the Paula Cooper Gallery, where he held a number of solo exhibitions during the 1970s. Since the 1960s the artist has held teaching posts including at the School of Visual Arts and the Parsons School of Design in New York. Van Buren lives and works in Perry, Maine and New York.
Richard Van Buren13 Gleason Cove Road
P.O. Box 99
Perry ME 04667