Biography of Richard Hallier
2007-2010 Richard Wayne Hallier spent his last three years sailing with his wife in Florida. He enjoyed visits from all of his family members during the holidays. Richard died from pulmonary fibrosis on April 17th, 2010 in Punta Gorda Florida at the age of 65.
2000-2006 Worked on commissions for private investors and monuments.
Produced over 70 life size figurative bronzes, ½ scale versions of many of them. Some highlights include: One of the top three artists at New York Art Expo, NC Arts Journal cover feature, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission, "Dance" NC School of the Arts Commission, 13 Life size bronze athletes for the University of North Carolina, the Olympic Headquarters Entrance Piece (four figures), and a commission for two figures at the Brook Green Gardens in South Carolina. Produced the World's largest figurative silver casting.
Began Sculpting. Produced first life size figurative bronze. Produced hundreds of contemporary abstract stone sculptures and bronze abstract figurative pieces in limited editions. He exhibited regionally and nationally and became included in many corporate collections and museums: NCNB corporate collections, Wachovia Bank, R.J. Reynolds, Northern Telecom, Hickory NC Museum of Art, and many others.
President of Richard Hallier and Associates, Boone, NC. Multimedia design and fabrication firm, specializing in logo design, printed production materials, landscape design, municipal furnishings, identification, directional systems, architectural treatments and lighting.
President, Environmental Designers and Planners, Ft. Myers, FL. Established full service design and fabrication firm. Client included Finton White Architects, Rosenburg-Scullery Landscape architects, McBride, Parker & Mudget, architects, Mariner Corporation and Southeast Plantation.
President, Graphic Systems Inc. Hilton Head, SC. Multimedia design and fabrication firm. Developed alternative design and fabrication concepts for major corporate identities. Licensed General Contractor. Designed and built many homes on Hilton Head Island.
President, Carolina Sign Company, Inc. Incorporation of fine art concepts in the production of commercial projects including: Hilton Head Island, Shipyard Plantation, Palmetto Dunes Resort, and Sea Pines.
Attended Kansas City, KS Junior College & Ringling School of Art & Design.
U.S. Marine Corps, Illustrator.
1944 Born, Kansas City, KS