Richard Rees RIBA, FSAI has been painting in oils for over 40 years but works in a variety of media including watercolour, pastel and pen and ink. He is self-taught as an artist but as an architect has been drawing and illustrating his own work since his University days. In 1984 he became a professional illustrator and Fellow of the Society of Architectural Illustration. His architectural illustration work has subsequently been shown internationally. Whilst working as an architect and illustrator Richard has never stopped painting in Oils and he has exhibited his characteristic small oil panels on an architectural theme twice in recent years at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.