Artist Statement
          In my former career as a landscape painter, I arrived at a point wherein pushing around paint no longer satisfied me. Nor did it continue to fulfill the desire to express my response to nature and what inspired me. That recognition led to my exploring photography as a medium to do so.
With photography, as had been with painting, my primary interest is approaching the medium and process more as a visual metaphor and graphic artwork than the documentation of physical reality. To further enhance an image's expressive qualities, I periodically shoot with alternative lenses that produce narrow and shallow focus areas and out-of-focus aberrations.
Carnegie-Mellon University, BFA Drama [Set Design]
Earl Stroh, Painting Mentor

Fifty New Mexico Landscape Photographers, Johnson's Gallery. Madrid, NM
Digital Art Show, Farrell Fishoff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
ARTREACH, New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation, Albuquerque, NM
Southwest Landscapes, Second Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Governor's Gallery, State Capitol Building, Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico Landscapes, Santa Fe Festival of Arts, Santa Fe
South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM by Mel Straw and Paul Miyamoto
DFAS-NM 2004, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
New Mexico Digital 2003, Mesa Public Library, Los Alamos, NM 
Group Show, Farrell Fishoff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
The Alter Ego Show, Sena Gallery West, Santa Fe, NM
One Man Show, Sena Gallery East, Santa Fe, NM
One Man Show, Terrero Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Selected Collections
First National Bank of Denver, Denver, CO
Valley National Banks of Phoenix, Phoenix AZ
U S West, Denver, CO
Los Alamos Natatorium, Los Alamos, NM
Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC
Kathleen and Gerald Peters, Santa Fe, NM
   Copyright © 2022 Richard Lange. All reproduction rights reserved.   
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