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A painter of expressionistic landscapes, Richard Mayhew is particularly admired for his exploration of the use of color. Inspired by the natural environment, Mayhew uses color, space, and form to express what he has called "a universal space with the illusion of time." Mayhew's love of nature was part of his family heritage. Under the advice of his teachers, Mayhew went to Europe to study. ." Seeing the works of the French Impressionists, Rembrandt, and the Dutch and Flemish masters, Mayhew explained, helped him to achieve a new level of appreciation. In 1959, Mayhew received the John Hay Whitney Fellowship, which enabled him to attend the Academia in Florence, Italy.