Artist Statement


My explorations in art are both an extension of and a contrast to my love affair with music. When I started painting in 1974, it was in seeking a release from the strict regimen of performing as principal clarinetist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. The creative process of painting induced in me a feeling of complete abandon and joy. Rather than interpreting a composer’s vision for a piece (as is the musician’s role when playing Classical music), as a visual artist I had no restraints – only a blank canvas ready for any possible expression. Read More



Dick Waller's Art Place

Visit Dick Waller at his new Art Place, a gallery for art and community.

130 West Court St. Downtown Cincinnati
Thursday and Saturday from 3-6 pm or by appointment.
Tel: 513-281-7726

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