Kemble, Richard

1932-2007. Born in Erie Pennsylvania. Taught for almost twenty years at the State University of Buffalo and later as a professor at Pratt Institute in New York City. Gave up academics after receiving one of the first printmaker’s fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1974. He lived in Key West and Nantucket, exhibiting at the Main Street Gallery.


Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Kemble moved to New Hope and took printmaking courses at Trenton State College. He later studied at the Pratt Graphic Center in Manhattan with Carol Summers and Clare Romano. In 1974 Kemble received a Printmakers Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Kemble opened an antique shop on Nantucket in the 1980s with George Korn—The Forager House Collection.