Ray Richardson B.A. A.R.E.

1964 Born Woolwich Dockyard, London


1984-87 Goldsmiths BA Fine Art

St Martin’s School of Art Foundation Course


2016 Ruth Borchard Painting Prize Winner

2012 Artist in Residence Eton College

2012 Founders Painting Prize ING Discerning Eye

2007 Association of Painter Printmakers A.R.E.

2002 British Council Award

1999 British Council Award

1990 BP Portrait Award Commendation

1989 British Council Award

Selected collections/commissions

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Fondation Carmignac, Paris

The National Portrait Gallery, London

London Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Pallant House Museum, Chichester

De Beers Diamond Trading Co., London

Kasen Summer Collection, Connecticut

Isle of Man Government Collection, Isle of Man

Royal Overseas League Collection, Edinburgh

St George’s Hospital Trust Collection, London

Ingram Collection, London

University of Warwick Collection, Warwick

Ruth Borchard Collection, London

Selected Exhibitions

Our Side of the Water – Zedes Art Gallery, Brussels

Made in London – Beaux Arts, London

Country Got Soul – Glasgow Print Stuio, Glasgow\Jeux Sans Frontières – with Guy Dennung, Galerie Raison d’Art. Lille

K3 Universal – with David Bray, Guy Denning & Ben Oakley, Ben Oakley Gallery, London

You Caught Me Smiling, Again – Zedes Art Gallery, Brussels

The Outer Limits – Galelrie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg

Still Life – Style of Life – Former Galerie Alain Blondel Artists, Beauborg24, Paris

London Soul – Beaux Arts Gallery, London

Linolcut – with Picasso, Peter Blake, Sol LeWitt, Wayne Thiebaud and Gary Hume, Paul Stolper Gallery, London

Art Car Boot Fair – with Art On a Postcard, London & Margate

Kevin Foursauds – with David Bray, Ben Oakley and Guy Denning, Ben Oakley Galley, London

Reality: Modern and Comtemporary British Painting – The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

The Jack Lord – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

Reality: Modern and Comtemporary British Painting – The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich

I Get Along – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Kevin Threesauds Room To Let – with Ben Oakley and David Bray, Ben Oakley Gallery, London

The Dog and Crow – with Guy Denning – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

Kevin Threesauds – with Ben Oakley and David Bray – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

Keep The Faith – The Drawing Schools, Eton College

Everything Is Everything – Beaux Arts London, London

Homecookin’ – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

BP Portrait Award – National Portrait Gallery, London

Londons Topdog – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

Never Promised Poundland – with Cathie Pilkington and Mark Hampson No Format Gallery, London

Londons No.One – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

L’ironie du Sort – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Just A Little Pinch Of London – Advanced Graphics, London

Music For Pleasure – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

Southern Comfort – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Leftfield – Eleven Fine Art, London

Rare Prints – Advanced Graphics, London

A to Z – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Selected Exhibitions

Ordinary People – New Arts Gallery, Connecticut

An English Phenomenon – Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Los Angeles

Not A Lot To Do – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Lazy Sunday – Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle upon Tyne

Days Like These – Fabien Fryns Gallery, Marbella

Storyville – Advanced Graphics, London

Short Stories – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

Views From My Island – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Absolute Richardson – Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle upon Tyne

All Around The World – Fabien Fryns Gallery, Marbella

England Away with Mark Hampson – Gallery Aoyama, Tokyo

A London Film – Advanced Graphics, London

Out Of Town – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

London Calling – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Jigsaw Puzzle – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

OKUK with Mark Hampson – Gallery Aoyama & Laforet Museum, Tokyo

MFSB – Beaux Arts, London

Tender Moments – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

The Circus Comes To Town – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

In Search Of A New Land – Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles

The Morecambe And Wise Show – Glasgow Print Studio with Mark Hampson

One Man On A Trip – Beaux Arts, London

The Luckiest Man In Two Shoes – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

The Last Laughers – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Oostenders – Beaux Arts, London

RA Summer Show – Royal Academy, London

Eastenders – Hunt Jennings Gallery, London

Good Old England – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Coals To Newcastle – Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow

The Odd Man Out – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

BP Portrait Award – National Portrait Gallery, London

The Sporting Life – Galerie 31 Lille

The Cat In The Hat – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

The John Player Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

Selected TV, Radio and Film

2016 BBC Radio London Robert Elms Show

2015 Art Car Boot Fair – Interview with London Live News

2012 Londons No.One – Shortlisted Edge Of the City Film Festival – Total Thrive Productions

2005 From the Artist’s Studio – BBC Radio 3

2004 Robert Elms Show – BBC Radio London

2004 Reflections – Film made by Ray Richardson and Glen Maxwell in association with Deptford Albany, London

2001 Titian – National Gallery, London

1999 Robert Elms Show – BBC Radio London

1997 & 1999 – Oil on Canvas BBC 2 BBC / Arts Council Co-Production with Windfall Films

1998 Fresh – LWT, Sampled – CHANNEL 4

1993 Robert Elms Show GLR Radio London

AKA Irish Frank, Ray Richardson