"Congratulations! "Marion" is not only a beautiful painting but a splendid example of "modern" portraiture. I have full confidence in your ability to produce sound work that simultaneously meets the standards of creativity. Now it seems that you are again quite on target as far as the trend in contemporary American art is concerned."
— Artist Elton Fax
"Richard, I just have to stop everything and tell you how very impressed I am with ALL that you have accomplished over the years. You are a true master in every aspect of the word. So very proud to be a tiny part of your incredible life!"
— Pat Young, The Portrait Group
"I have received more comments about your portrait of me than any of my scientific work. Some have even asked how to get in touch with you."
— Dr. Nelson Kiang, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute