Richard Wells

A well-known sculptor, Richard specializes in bronze figurative work. Growing up in the South Island inspired his interest in the land and his figurative sculptures echo the forms the land takes. Through his eyes the two are intrinsically connected. Using traditional methods and medium these sculptures tell human stories in a contemporary context.

Richard is a figurative bronze sculptor based in Auckland, New Zealand.Richard uses traditional methods to catch moments in time. He is widely represented in galleries throughout New Zealand and in the permanent collection of the national museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa. Richard is the owner of the oldest bronze art casting foundry in New Zealand, 'Artworks'.

Richard's work is widely well received and is in private and corporate collections throughout New Zealand and overseas.