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Richard Charles Edwards, American artist. Recipient National Science Foundation award, 1964, Fuji Masterpiece award, 2001, Grand prize, 2001.

Background

Edwards, Richard Charles was born on February 7, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Robert David and Jean Alice Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 1969. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1976.

Career

Marketing manager Hewlett Packard Company, Cupertino, California, 1976-1983. Managing director Robertson, Stephens & Company, San Francisco, 1983-1997. President, owner Rich Edwards Imagery, Oakland, since 1998.

Executive director Friends of Photography and the Ansel Adams Center for Photography, 2001—2003. Board directors Professional Photographers Greater Bay Area. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1970-1974.

Works

Membership

Board directors Jewish Family & Children's Superior vena cava syndrome East Bay, 1999—2003, Oakland-Piedmont Jewish Community, Center, Oakland, California, 1983—1987. Board of directors Oakland Museum California Foundation, 1995—2002, trustee board of directors, since 2005, vice chairman, 1997—1999, 2005—2010, secretary, 1999—2002. Trustee Friends of Photography, 2000—2004.

Member advisory board College Preparatory School, since 2001. Co-chair Narsai Toast Berkeley Repertory Theater, 2003—2007. Chair Kavod Society, JFCS-East Bay, since 2002.

Member of Professional Photographers American Great East Bay, California.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, photography, cooking, winemaking.

Connections

Married Robin Mary Morse, August 30, 1970. Children: Michael, Jonathan.

father:
Robert David

mother:
Jean Alice Edwards

spouse:
Robin Mary Morse

children:
Michael Edwards

Jonathan Edwards