WILLY RICHARDSON BIOGRAPHY

                                                                         

Born 1974, Santa Fe NM.  Lives and works in Santa Fe.

 

Education

MFA Painting, 2000

Pratt Institute, New York

 

BA Fine Arts and English, 1996

University of Wisconsin Madison

University of  Texas Austin 

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

           

2009

Songlines: Aboriginal Artists: Works on Bark & Works on Paper by
Bryan Osburn, Willy Bo Richardson
, Donald Silverstein, , Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY

2008

Willy Bo Richardson: Lolland and Other Places, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY


Beaux Arts Ball, Center for Contemporary Arts, Muñoz Waxman Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2007

Richardson2: Father and Son, Center For Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

Transformations, ICD & Art Connects, New York, NY

Common Threads, Fresh Paint, Los Angeles, CA

Winter Salon, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY

Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

2006           

Willy Richardson: Confluence, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY

Summer Color!, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY

The Water Show, The Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

Inside Out, River Bank Lofts Gallery, Chicago, IL

Black and White, Holland Tunnel, New York, NY

2005           

SFF4, Residency Exhibition, Bayo Arts and Design, Iowa City, IA

Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Diamond Way Benefit, Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX

2004           

X Semination, Kings Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Small Works Salon, The Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

Flowering, Bayo Arts, Iowa City, IA

2003           

NY Art Independent 03, Ausstellungshalle des Kurorts Timmendorfer Strand, Timmendorfer Strand, Germany

Brooklyn On 57th Street, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY

Stevenson Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2002           

Willy Richardson, Tricia’s Place, New York, NY

NY Art Independent 02, Kunstraum, Westerland, Sylt, Germany 

Editions Project, Brooklyn Front Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001           

NY Art Independent 01, Kroll-Vogel, Hamburg, Germany

Transitions, Acquisitions, and Parochials, L-Art, Brooklyn, NY

2000           

LandEscape, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY           

DFN Gallery, New York, NY

Pratt Institute MFA Thesis Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

1998           

Borders on Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

Selected PRESS Reviews

Focus, Santa Fe’s Magazine For The Arts, January/March 2008

Sauthoff, Patricia: “A Father and Son Take Inspiration,” Santa Fe Reporter, October 17-23, 2007

“Featured Artist: Willy Richardson”  Art Connects New York, April 2007

Buhmann, Stephanie: “Confluence: Willy Bo Richardson,” Catalogue 2006

Gowans, Ali: “Artfully Saluting the Season,” The Daily Iowan, Iowa City, IA, Nov 16, 2005
           
“Visiting Artist to Exhibit Work Inspired by Autumn,” The Gazette, Iowa City, IA, Nov 13, 2005

Richardsen, Neil: “Five From New York,” The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, April 2, 2005

Webb, Penny: “The Mouse That Roared,” The Age review, Tasmania Australia, Jan 7, 2005

Borensztajn, Jordana: “New York Comes to Town,” Herald Sun, Australia, Jan 17, 2005

Buhmann, Stephanie: “X Semination,” Catalogue, 2004
                 
Riggs, Don: “Writing Under Pressure,” Drexel University Journal, Philadelphia, PA, 2004

Wasserman, Rebecca: “Richardson’s Rainbow at Nohra Haime Gallery,” The Crimson Feet, Oct 2003

Miyamura, Mariko, “The Art of Living,” Wisdom, Oct 2003

“Sechs Künstler aus Big Apple,” Sylt Life, Sept 2002

“New Yorker Individualisten,” Sylter Nachrichten, Sept 2002

 

Selected Collections/ Corporate Clients

Rebecca Cooper Waldman Collection, New York, NY
Goldring Family Collection, New York, NY
Herbert and Suzanne Nason Collection, New York, NY
Tim Willms works on paper Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Nicolas Matar Collection, New York, NY
Diamond Way Europe Center, Munich Germany
Moen Group, Plaza Towers, Iowa City, IA
Danielle Roberts Interiors, LLC, New York, NY
Orlando Hilton, Orlando, FL
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgen Islands
The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA
Westin Colonnade, Coral Gables, FL
Harrah’s, Lake Tahoe, CA
International Center for Disabled, New York, NY
Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA
The Westin Los Angles Airport, Los Angeles, CA
The Mansion on Peachtree, Atlanta, GA
MGM Mirage, Las Vegas, NV
Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, NV
Swissôtel Chicago, Chicago IL
Marriott Long Wharf, Boston MA
Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, TX
Scrub Island Villas, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Isles
Venetian Resort, Canyon Ranch Spa, Las Vegas NV