Richard Rosenblatt is a Brooklyn based New York native, whose father, David, was a noted WWII muralist. He has studied at the Art Students League with Terrance Coyle, Hananaiah Harrari, and Frank Mason, as well as with David Rubin of the University of Alaska, and Laney College in Oakland, California. Richard received his Graduate Gemologist certification from the Gemological Institute of America in 1985. The recipient of a Pollack-Krasner award for painting, an Adolph Gottlieb foundation grant, and the Jack Richeson prize and Presidents Award at the Salmagundi Club in NYC, Richard has traveled extensively in search of inspiration for his painting, in Europe, the U.K., West Africa, the United States and Canada. He has been a resident artist at the Salmagundi Club since 2010. His works are in numerous private collections throughout this country and Europe.