Richard Lindenberg is an award-winning Northern California landscape artist, painting with oils, primarily en Plein Air. The discovery and joy of painting came to him quite late in his life path, but not unexpectedly. After attending Brooks Institute…Landscape photography became his chosen creative medium for thirty years. Large, medium, and small format cameras... using primarily black and white images and the magic of polaroid transfers on watercolor paper. After taking a painting class in soft Pastels to enhance his Polaroid transfers… He dedicated himself to the possibilities that painting presented.
Most of Richard’s career was spent as an entrepreneur, importer, and graphic designer. He became more heavily involved in the art industry as a product manager for several fine art material brands and an exclusive importer of French fine art materials. There his eyes were opened to the unique history of the impressionist era and to art materials in general. He is a committed plein air painter and has studied with many of California’s finest professionals.
Richard is regularly invited to many plein-air events. He is one of the MALT (Marin Agricultural Land Trust) painters and other shows include MarinScapes, Laguna Plein Air Invitational, Sonoma Plein Air, Zion Plein Air, Napa Valley Art Festival, the San Luis Obispo Plein Air Festival and the Door County Plein Air Festival. Richard represented Plein Air Magazine and the PACE Convention for 10 years, is an artist member of the California Art Club and previously Co-Chairman of the CAC Northern California Chapter.