Rownak has won photography and fine art awards thorough out his career and his work has been featured in Petersen’s Photographic, the Pacific Southwest Airline in-flight Magazine and the Pacific Palisades Post newspaper. His photography was included in the “Urban Lights” exhibition curated by Los Angeles County Museum of Art and located at the Charles White Gallery. Richard has given solo exhibitions at the Los Angeles Photography Center, Bonaventure Hotel and the World Trade Center in downtown Los Angeles. His work has been included in the Culver City and Los Angeles Art Walks. He is a member of the Culver City Art Group and the Sarah Fulton Group. His love of the artistic process has led him in several different directions of visual expression.
“Life gives us only so much time, we should strive to make the most of it. Every ones enjoyment and interest are different, staying fresh and open to new knowledge and expression is how Richard wants to spend his time,” noted Edward Wedman of EWW.
Also new to the advisory board are Mari-Lyn Harris, Janet Kotwas, Shifra Leyathan, Dave Bowman.