Located in the lobby of the D. F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Richard Heipp received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his MFA from the University of Washington. He has been teaching painting at the University of Florida since 1981, and served as the Director of the School of Art and Art History from 2010 – 2015. Heipp has been the recipient of six State of Florida Individual Artist fellowships. He has been awarded the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award from the Southeastern College Arts Association, and he received a Southern Arts Federation, National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship in Painting.