Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Richard Schmid became one of the foremost Impressionist painters of the Southwest in the late century. He is known for what he calls "The Grand Manner," a certain mingling of virtuosity and unrestrained joy in art.
Learn from Saint Thérèse to depend on God alone and serve Him with a wholly pure and detached heart. Then, like her, you will be able to say ‘I do not regret that I have given myself up to Love’. -- Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)