Richard Wilson  (British, born after 1953) 


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Richard Wilson Biography
1953   Born in London
1970 - 1971   London College of Printing (Foundation)
1971 - 1974   Hornsey College of Art (Dip A.D)
1974 - 1976   Reading University (M.F.A.)
1977   Boise Travel Scholarship (Venice/Florence/Sienna/Pisa/Paris), Arts Council Minor Award
1978   GLAA Project Award
1979   GLAA Project Award
1981   GLA Project Award
1988   Nominated, The Turner Prize
1989   Nominated, The Turner Prize
1983 - 1991   Formed the Bow Gamelan Ensemble with Anne Bean and Paul Burwell
1992   DAAD Residency Berlin
1999   Member of Artistic Records Committee, Imperial War Museum, London
2003   Maeda Visiting Artist, The Architectural Association, London
2002 - 2004   Henry Moore Fellowship in Sculpture, University of East London
2002 - 2005   Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award to Visual Artists
2005   Visiting Research Professor, University of East London
2006   Made Royal Academician
2008   Honorary Degree, Middlesex University
  Selected Collections
  Weltkunst Collection @ IMMA, Dublin
  Boise Collection
  The British Museum
  Government Art Collection
  Arts Council of England Collection
  British Council Collection
  Ulster Museum, Belfast
  Leeds Museums & Galleries
  Centre of Contemporary Art, Warsaw
  Museet for Samstidskunst, Oslo
Selected Exhibitions
2008   “Still-Film”, Tate Britain, London
2008   “Folkestone Triennial”, Folkestone
2008   “Royal Academy Summer Show”, London
2008   “Richard Wilson”, Edinburgh Festival (solo)
2007   “RIBA Drawing Show”, Liverpool (solo)
2007   Chris Westbrook Gallery, London (solo)
2007   “Turning the place Over”, Lead work for Year of Culture, Liverpool (solo)
2007   “Meter’s Running”, Pula, Croatia (solo)
2007   Gallerie Fumagalli, Bergamo, Italy (solo)
2007   "Rummage”, Sculptor’s Drawings, Winchester
2007   “Royal Academy Summer Show”, London
2007   “Objects of Art”, Matthew Bown Gallery, London
2006   “Royal Academy Summer Show”, London
2006   “Butterfly”, Platform China, Beijing, China
2006   “This will not happen without you”, Collective Archive, Locus (+ touring show)
2006   “Richard Wilson”, Curve Gallery, Barbican Art Centre, London (solo)
2006   “5 Piece Kit”, Matthew Bown Gallery, London (solo)
2005   “Queen & Gantry”, Storey Gallery, Lancaster (solo)
2005   “Break Neck Speed”, Yokohama Triennal, Yokohama, Japan
2004   “Bank Job”, Caveau, Palazzo delle Papesse Contemporary Art centre, Sienna Program, London (solo)
2004   “Wings of Art”, Stadt Aachen – Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst
2004   “Marks in Space”, Usher Gallery, Lincoln
2004   “Galleria Fumagalli”, Bergamo, Italy
2003   “Independence”, South London Gallery, London
2003   “20:50”, Saatchi Gallery, County Hall, London
2003   “Irons in the Fire”, Wapping Project, London (solo)
2003   “Butterfly”, Wapping Project, London (solo)
2003   “Rolling Rig”, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea (solo)
2002   “Irons in the Fire”, Mappin Gallery, Sheffield; Leeds Metropolitan Gallery, Leeds (solo)
2002   Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
2007   “Unseen work”, Chris Westbrook Gallery
2006   “Queen & Gantry”, Storey Gallery, Lancaster
2005   “Richard Wilson”, Tate Modern Artists Series, Tate Publishing
2004   “Wings of Art”, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
2004   “Bank Job”, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
2001   “Field Day”, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2001   “Double Vision”, Galerie fur Zeitgenossischekunst
2001   “Multiplication”, The British Council
2001   “Richard Wilson”, Merrell Publishers, London
2001   "Thinking Big: 21st Century British Sculpture”, Sculpture at Goodwood