Richard Patterson

(British, b. 1963)

come to mama by richard patterson

Richard Patterson

Come to Mama, 2000

the birth of jan by richard patterson

Richard Patterson

The Birth of Jan, 2013

the spanish chair by richard patterson

Richard Patterson

The Spanish Chair, 2013



Born in Leatherhead, Surrey, England, UK
1982 - 1983
Watford College of Art and Design Foundation Course, UK
1983 - 1986
Goldsmith's College, London, BA (Hons.) Fine Art, UK
Lives and works in Dallas, Texas, USA
Public Collections
Arts Council, London, UK
British Council, London, UK
Denver Art Museum, Colorado, USA
The Rowan Collection, Northern Ireland
Saatchi Collection, London, UK


Queer State(s), Visual Arts Center, curated by Noah Simblist, The University of Texas at Austin, Dallas, USA
ART, curated by Michael Craig-Martin, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin
Size Does Matter, curated by Shaquille O’Neal, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA
DLA Piper Series: This is Sculpture, Tate Collection Display co-curated by Michael Craig-Martin, Tim Etchells, Mike Figgis and Wayne Hemingway & Son, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Richard Patterson: Goss Michael Foundation, Dallas, USA (solo)(forthcoming)
Richard Patterson: New Work, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, curated by Lisa Dennison, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA (cat.)
Freeze 20, The Hospital Club, London, UK
Nexus Texas, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas, USA
Attention to Detail, curated by Chuck Close, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA (cat.)


Attention to Detail, curated by Chuck Close, New York: The FLAG Art Foundation, 2008, USA
Pipes, Alan, Foundations of Art and Design, London: Laurence King Publishing, 2008
Tipton, Gemma and Tsouros, Patsy, 'Gloss-ary Art: Let's Go Shopping', The Gloss Magazine, May, p. 20-22
Kamps, Toby, Morsiani, Paola, Oliver, Valerie Cassel, Nexus Texas, Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA
Richer, Francesca, Rosenzweig, Matthew, eds. No 1: First Works by 362 Artists
O’Brien, Titus, ‘Richard Patterson’, GlassTire: Texas Visual Art Online,, 3 February
Neal, Jane, ‘Richard Patterson at Timothy Taylor’, Art in America, January 2006, p. 130
‘Patterson’, Art Review, January 2006, Volume IX, p. 112
d’Souza, Christa, ‘Frieze Frame,’ Vogue, January
Collings, Matthew, ‘Diary: The Missing Macho Monochrome’, Modern Painters, December 2005/ January 2006, p. 36 – 39