Richard Clifton was born in Delaware in 1961. He is a self-taught wildlife artist whose favorite medium is acrylics. He lives on a historic family farm adjoining the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, where he is surrounded by inspiration for his art.
Richard is a casual birder and an avid hunter of waterfowl, deer and upland game. He uses his experiences in the field as inspiration for his work. Waterfowl is one of his favorite subjects. He has painted 51 duck stamps from various states, including the 1996 Australian Duck Stamp, and the 2007-2008 Federal Duck Stamp. His latest wins are the 2017-18 Louisiana, Oregon, North Carolina and Nevada State duck stamps.
Richardís work has been displayed in many of the top wildlife art shows throughout the country, and his work has appeared on magazine covers and T-shirts. It has been engraved on shotguns for Ducks Unlimited and other related products.
To learn more about Richard Clifton and view more of his artwork visit: www.richardclifton.com.