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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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.  

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, Glasgow.

2010 - 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. 1

995 - 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 Award.

2009 - 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