About the Artist

Richard Pumphrey-Sculptor, Richard PumphreyRichard Pumphrey
Richard Pumphrey, Professor of Art Emeritus, taught at the University of Lynchburg in Lynchburg, Virginia, for almost four decades. His teaching responsibilities primarily included Sculpture and Design courses, plus additional studio and lecture classes. He received the school’s “Award for Excellence in Scholarship” and distinguished himself as the first faculty member to receive both the “Award for Excellence in Teaching” and the “Award for Excellence in Advising” in the same year. Pumphrey earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture from the University of Georgia. He resides in Lynchburg, Virginia where he maintains his studio.

ELEMENTS OF ART, authored by Richard Pumphrey, is a design text for college students that reflects his insights into the universal principles of two and three-dimensional design. His past commissions vary in media; including stained glass, clay, wood, and steel.