Approved: 16.08.2006

Richard Walker

Artist, Lecturer / academic

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts The paintings depict commonplace things; interiors, fragments of landscapes or areas of no-mans land. Central to all the recent work is the act of painting from direct observation. Influences Landscape, Architecture/Urban environment, interiors. Career path Qualifications: 1977 Diploma In Drawing And Painting, Glasgow School of Art

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  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Activities: Further education, Lecturing, Practice-based research, Studio practice
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting
 

Biography

Concepts The paintings depict commonplace things; interiors, fragments of landscapes or areas of no-mans land. Central to all the recent work is the act of painting from direct observation. Influences Landscape, Architecture/Urban environment, interiors. Career path Qualifications: 1977 Diploma In Drawing And Painting, Glasgow School of Art

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2014 - Studio Paintings, Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art 2012 - House Paintings, Alexandre Gallery, New York 2005 - Beacon Road Paintings, Alexandre Gallery, New York 2005 - Richard Walker Paintings, Bay Art Cardiff, Cardiff 2003 - Richard Walker , Andrew Mummery Gallery, London 2000 - Richard Walker Paintings, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed 1999 - Recent paintings, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh 1996 - Richard Walker , Mappin Gallery, Sheffield 1990 - McLaurin Gallery, Ayr, Scotland 1989 - Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, (Now Centre For Contemporary Arts) 1983 - Glasgow Arts Centre, Glasgow Group exhibitions 2013 - Whisper Down The Lane, Gallery 400, University of Illinois 2012 - Ever Since I Put Your Picture In A Frame, 42 Carlton Place, Glasgow2010 - 12 Artists, Fairfield Shipyards Building, Glasgow 2009 - Night, Alexandre Gallery, New York 2008 - Back to the Future, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed 2008 - Marking Terrain, Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow 2004 - Urban Living, Fleming Collection , London 2001 - Happy the World So Made, The Nunnery, London 2001 - Liminal, Minimal,Nominal, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 1995 - Nine, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh 1995 - Persistence of Painting, Centre For Contemporary Arts Glasgow 1994 - 6th Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Wales 1993 - International Weeks of Painting, Piran, Slovenia 1991 - Five Scottish Artists, Windsor Printmakers Forum, Ontario, Canada 1990 - In The Picture, Laing Gallery, Newcastle 1988 - Fruitmarket Gallery Open, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh 1987 - John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 15, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 1986 - Two Person Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow 1985 - John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 14, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Residencies 2011 - Royal Scottish Academy Residency, Haining House, Selkirk 2005 - Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Artist in Residence, Albers Foundation, Connecticut 2000 - Berwick Residency, Berwick Gymnasium , Berwick-upon-Tweed 1993 - International Weeks of Painting, Piran Studios, Slovenia Competitions, Prizes and Awards 2012 - Creative Scotland Award, Scottish Arts Council 2012 - Hope Scott Trust Award2009 - Creative Development Grant, Creative Scotland, Edinburgh 2005 - Creative Development Grant, Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh 2004 - Trustee's Grant, The Hope Scott Trust, Edinburgh 2001 - Pollock/Krasner Award, The Pollock/Krasner Foundation, New York