Richard Lund was born in Coney Island New York, and raised in Upstate New York, Lund spent his high school days on a Navajo Indian reservation in Parker, Arizona in the early 60's. He served in the Marines and did two 13 month tours in RVN in the middle to late 60's. Lund also hitch-hiked around the country and worked odd jobs for the better part of the early 70's, became a professional scramble player in the mid 70's, Degree in Chemistry from Kingsborough Community College in the late 70's. Lund worked for a New York-based utility company in '79 and have been there until 2010 and now is retired.
Lund started doing artwork in early 2009 and his choice of process is assemblage. Lund primarily uses everyday materials and found objects in his work. Louise Nevelson is his inspiration and favorite artist of all time. Lund has no formal training as an artist and works mostly by intuition.