Richard W. Cameron was educated at the University of Toronto and Princeton. He subsequently spent a year in Rome teaching for the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Studies Program. In 1991 he co-founded the Institute of Classical Architecture. He has taught drawing and the history of architectural theory at the Institute since its foundation, and currently serves on the board of Directors as it Vice-Chairman. He is also the Chairman of the Institute’s Education Committee. In 2004 he founded Ariel, The Art of Building with partner David J. Cohen. Ariel specializes in the hand drawing of architecture and design, and in high-end residential and institutional projects. He was awarded first prize in the Royal Oak Foundations annual architecture competition in 1993. His work has appeared in House and Garden, The New York Times, Period Home, and Traditional Building and other publications.