Richard Salter has a BA (Hons) in fine art. He was born in West Yorkshire and served 21 years in the British Army and was medically discharged in 2017. He held his first solo exhibition in Dorset in 2008, and has since painted celebrities, used actors as models, featured in Art magazines and won various awards. Richard has exhibited in the Mall Galleries, London with the Armed Forces Art Society and in Salisbury with the Army Art Society.
He has more recently exhibited work in Tate Britain and also was a finalist on the BBC's Big Painting Challenge.