“For Richard Winkler, art is the main way of communication, whether through paintings or sculpture, the Swedish-born artist prefers visual aspect to tell stories to his audience.”
Art is, no doubt, has been the number one passion of Richard Winkler. During his time at Nyckelviken’s School of Art, he filled his free time by working as freelance illustrator in several advertising projects. After he graduated, his love in the world of paintings grows even bigger, as he decided to become full-time painters.
In 1997, Richard Winkler gives up all of his commercial projects and moved to Bali, following his Indonesian long time lovers who now become his wife. He resides in Ubud for 9 years before deciding to move to Sanur just recently, said that the quaint nature of Ubud fueled his inspiration and creativity to create more elaborate arts. About 9 years ago, he also starts to express his passion through sculpting.
The art of Richard Winkler comprises of pleasantly colorful shapes and figures, creating a little window for its audience to dream away to a world of beauty and harmony made of forms and colors. His precise works seems simple but could actually takes a lot of time to complete.
Although spending majority of time creating alluring arts, Richard Winkler remains a humble family man who loves to spend his time playing with his children and keep his Sunday reserved for family time.