Bachelor of Fine Arts, Oklahoma State University, 1956; postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957.
President, Danne Design, Dallas, 1960-1963; partner, Gips & Danne, New York City, 1964-1969; president, Richard Danne New Center, New York City, 1969-1973; partner, Danne & Blackburn Inc., New York City, 1973-1985; partner, Danne & Blackburn Associations, New York City, 1980-1985; president, Richard Danne & Associations, Inc., New York City, since 1985. Consultant Fashion Institute Technology, New York City, since 1969.
Board directors Third St. Music School Settlement, Center Coastal Studies, since 1998. Member American Institute Graphic Arts (president 1977-1979, founding president New York chapter 1982-1984), Alliance Graphique International (United States president 1984-1993).
Married Barbara Kay Wood, April 22, 1961. Children: Shannon Marie Feeney, Christopher John.