Richard Lundgren’s pastel paintings have won awards in over 30 national juried competitions. He was awarded signature membership in the Pastel Society of America and became a Master Pastelist in 2012. In 2007 he was awarded Master Circle status in the International Association of Pastel Societies. His work has appeared in The Pastel Journal, American Artist, and International Artist Magazines. He is one of 5 contributing artists to Maggie Price’s 2011 book, Painting Sunlight and Shadow In Pastel.