Richard Pasquarelli was born in Bronxville, New York and received his BFA at Syracuse University. He has exhibited at galleries in New York, Norway, Paris, Madrid, and Los Angeles. In 2010, Pasquarelli collaborated with New York City's Downtown Alliance art initiative, Re:Construction, and transformed construction sites with his installations, Restore the View, Secret Gardens, and Hours of the Day. His paintings have been exhibited at the Miami Art Museum, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Chelsea Museum, the Jersey City Museum, and the Islip Art Museum. His work is a part of many corporate, public, and private collections throughout the world including the U.S. Library of Congress, Bayerische Landesbank, General Dynamics Inc., The Zabludowicz Collection, MacAndrews Forbes Holdings, Progressive Insurance, and the World Trade Center Memorial Museum.