Richard Shipley is an Abstract Painter who was first introduced to art in 1987 aged 13, after he was introduced the now infamous book Spray Can Art. He began painting under the pseudonym CageOne.
Recently, concentrating purely on his studio work. Richard began working on the underlying theme and inspiration for the work. Silence and the multitude of emotions/feelings it can achieve, from the very awkward to the feeling of pure bliss.
The work is produced using a variety of materials from spray paint to charcoal often painted on heavily textured paper.
Richard work is inspired by such pioneers as Umberto Boccioni and L.S. Lowry, manifesting both depth of movement and emotive expression.