Keen lives and works in Brunswick, Maine. With work in public and private collections, he has received multiple grants from various institutions. Richard’s work was included in the United States “Art in Embassies Program” and reviewed throughout New England. His work is regularly shown in Maine, Boston and New York.
“My abstractions begin from observation. I filter which elements of my experiences are brought into focus by removing unnecessary detail; often simplified into line, shape, color, and texture. The origins of some finished works reveal direct visual connections to my experiences, while others are more disguised, leaving room for interpretation.”