Originally from Devon, Richard Monahan studied textiles at Camberwell College of art, before moving to Swansea to study Fine Art in 2001. Since 2004 he has lived and worked as an artist in Swansea. His practice is primarily focused on narrative drawing with elements of painting and print contributing. Through this interest he has exhibited both in the UK and abroad. Latterly his practice has widened to encompass drawing research and teaching also.