Richard Wright  (British, 1960) 


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Richard Wright, The Fishery


Richard Wright
The Fishery

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Richard Wright, Untitled


Richard Wright
Untitled, 2003
mixed media on paper poster


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Richard Wright, Untitled (Study for a Wall Painting Foksal)


Richard Wright
Untitled (Study for a Wall Painting Foksal)
gouache on paper


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Richard Wright, Untitled Figure 1, Untitled Figure 2, Untitled Figure 3, Untitled Figure 4, Untitled Figure 5 (in 5 parts)


Richard Wright
Untitled Figure 1, Untitled Figure 2, Untitled Figure 3, Untitled Figure 4, Untitled Figure 5 (in 5 parts)


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1978 - 1982   BA (Hons) Painting, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
1984   Major Prize Winner, Scottish Young Contemporaries
1985 - 1986   Amsterdam Studio Residency, Scottish Arts Council
1994   California Institute of the Arts, (exchange residency)
1993 - 1995   MFA, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
1997   Scottish Arts Council Award
1997   STOPSTOP, Volume 1, Glasgow, 1997, (artwork in publication)
1998   Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Award for Visual Arts
2000 - 2001   Visiting Professor, CalArts, Los Angeles
2006   MCASD, San Diego, (residency)
2007   Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, (commission)
  Lives and works in Glasgow
2008   The Modern Institute/ Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow, April, (solo)
2008   Richard Wright & Samuel Beckett, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
2007   Richard Wright, MCASD Downtown, San Diego (solo)
2007   JARDINS PUBLICS, (26 London Street & St. George’s Well, Water of Leith), Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh
2006   Strange I’ve Seen That Face Before, Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach
2006   Thread, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
2006   The subversive charm of the bourgeoisie, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
2006   BQ, Cologne (solo)
2005   Centre d'Art contemporain, Le Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France (solo)
2005   Gagosian Gallery, (uptown), New York (solo)
2005   Art Futures, Contemporary Art Society, Bloomberg Space, London
2005   No Manifesto, GAMeC, Bergamo
2005   Supernova, (British Council touring show), Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland; Tallinn Kunstihoone, Estonia; CCA, Vilnius, Lithuania; City Gallery, Prague; Jan Koniarek Gallery, Trnava, Slovakia
2005   MOCA, San Diego
2004   What is in my apartment when I’m not there?, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
2004   Werke aus der Sammlung Boros, Museum für neue Kunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe
2004   DCA, Dundee (solo)
2004   Sodium and Asphalt, British Council exhibition at Museo Tamayo Arte
2004   Contemporáneo, Mexico City and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey
2003   Drawings, Gagosian Gallery, London
2003   Killing Time and Listening Between the Lines, La Colección Jumex, Mexico
2003   The Modern Institute, Glasgow (solo)
2003   BQ, Cologne (solo)
2002   Gagosian Gallery, London (solo)
2002   Kunstverein für die Rhinelande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (solo)
2002   Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
2002   Sphere, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
2002   FAIR, (with BQ, Cologne), Royal College of Art, London
2002   My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
2002   The Garden of Violence, Swiss Expo 2002, Murten Historisches Museum, Switzerland
2001   Here and Now, Scottish Art 1990-2001, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2001   Tate Gallery, Liverpool (solo)
2001   Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (solo)
2001   Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Arts Centre, Minneapolis
2000   Home, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam
2000   Intelligence, Tate Britain, London
2000   The British Art Show 5, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, and touring to Cardiff, Birmingham and Southampton
2000   Amateur/Eldsjäl, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Göteborg
2000   Milton Keynes Art Gallery, Milton Keynes (solo)
2000   Gagosian Gallery, (Chelsea), New York (solo)
1999   BQ, Cologne (solo)
1999   Inverleith House, Edinburgh (solo)
1999   A Radiant Future, Forder Gallery, Geneva
1999   Creeping Revolution, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw
1999   In The Midst of Things: Art, Architecture and Design, Bournville, Birmingham
1999   de coras(i)on, TeclaSala, Barcelona
1999   XN 1999, Espace des Arts, Châlon-sur-Soane, Paris
1999   Free Coke: Contemporary Drawing, GreeneNaftali Gallery, New York
1999   The Drawing Centre, New York
1998   Roundabout, Centre For Contemporary Art, Warsaw
1998   Surfacing Contemporary Drawing, ICA, London
1998   Manifesta 2, Luxembourg
1998   Nettverk, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo
1998   Salon 3, London
1997   Correspondences: Art from Scotland and Berlin, Berlinische Galerie im Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
1997   Pictura Britannica, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1997   Pure Fantasy: Inventive Painting of the 90s, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno
1997   Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 1980s and 90s, Hayward Gallery, London
1997   Wish You Were Here Too, 83 Hill Street, Glasgow
1996   Absolut Vision: New British Painting in the 1990s, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1996   Loaded: A Contemporary View of British Painting, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
1996   Live/Life, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris; Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
1996   Stepping Out, 33 Great Sutton Street, London
1996   Insanestupidphatfuctpervert, Concrete Skates, Glasgow; Cubitt Street, London
1996   No Tell Hotel, Moat House Hotel, Glasgow
1996   Sugarhiccup, Tramway, Glasgow
1995   30 Secs + Title, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1995   The Belmont Hotel, Installation Project, Glasgow
1995   Landscape Show, CalArts, Los Angeles
1995   About Place, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
1994   New Art in Scotland, CCA, Glasgow; Aberdeen City Art Gallery
1994   CalArts, Los Angeles (solo)
1994   Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (solo)
1993   Transmission in Belfast, Exchange Show with Transmission Gallery, Glasgow and Catalyst Arts, Belfast
1993   Pure Fiction, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow
1993   City Racing Gallery, London