Born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, Richard Dubieniec studied Fine Art at Leeds College of Art from 1968 to 1971. This included a year working at Falmouth School of Art, during which time he lived at Mylor Bridge. He worked with a design group in Falmouth, then as assistant to sculptor John MILNE in St Ives.

Subsequently he worked as a development officer for Cornwall Trust for Nature Conservation, then embarked on a teaching career which led to his appointment as Head of Design and Technology at St Lawrence College in Ramsgate.

After retiring in 2006, he moved to Chantelle in Allier, France, to become an active multi-disciplinary artist and director of Arthouse Chantelle, an arts centre and residency.


Painting in acrylics, sculpting in wood and metal, photography