Who is Richard J Bell?

Richard J Bell calls himself a Contemporary Creative Soul and is a multiform artist, who delves into genres such as creative memoirs, contemporary poetry, lived experience opinion pieces, sculpture, photography and kupesi drawings.  Starting off by writing about his lived experience of schizophrenia with the hopes others who have similar experiences, will read and relate to it on an emotional level. He currently is transitioning from illness to wellness, rather than fighting the hurt, pain and injustice he is working on exploring his own culture and heritage through different Polynesian kupesi designs superimposed over original photos of Tonga.

Who was Richard J Bell before?

Richard J Bell is that guy who represented New South Wales in New Zealand in Shot Putt and Discus while on the 1996 Trans Tasman Tour organised through Little Athletics NSW.

He also won the Bronze Medal in 1999/2000 season and Silver in the 2000/2001 season in the Hammer Throw at the New South Wales Country Championships.