In 2016 Jim Richards won Best Nocturne at the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, and was awarded Third Place winner of the American Impressionist Society’s Annual Competition. In 2015 Mr. Richards earned Best in Show at the AIS Annual Competition.
His oil paintings hang in private and corporate collections Disney, King and Spaulding, The Ritz Carlton, The Georgia State Capital, John Schuerholz, The Atlanta Braves, Prince of Doha Qatar, The University of Georgia, Reynolds Plantation, Budweiser, and Lieberman’s.
He has lent his teaching talents to President Jimmy Carter and RestauranteurPaula Deen and his mentoring program has a year-long wait list, while spots in his monthly workshops at his school in Tucker, Georgia, sell out within hours of being announced.
Mr. Richards is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society
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