Born in County Kilkenny (Ireland), 1980Lives & works in New York (United States) Very active in: 2000s, Current decade
Richard works with photography and video. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Fine Art (MFA) in Photography at Yale School of art, one of the most prestigious in the USA.
He also has an MRes in Cultural Studies and a postgraduate diploma in Fine Art from Goldsmiths University of London.
2007 Nothing to Declare, solo show at Derby University, Oct-Dec
2006 La Caja Blanca, solo show, Palma de Mallorca
2007 Jam Art 07 Mallorca, exhibiting under La Caja Blanca's representation, 19-23 Sept
2007 Phillips de Pury, of selected work from C International Photo Magazine 7-26 Sept 2007
2007 Documenta XII Magazine Project, part of Multitudes Journal, France
2006 Stop Moving, groupshow with photodebut collective, duratrans in lightboxes mounted onto the back of a lorry, touring london Nov 18-21st
2006 screening of Ya'ni Intifada video at London's Palestine Film Festival
2005 Perspective, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast. Winner of the Perspective prize.
2005 The Big M, Isis Arts, touring Newcastle Upon Tyne, Berwick etc
2005 Never Finished, Always Ready, Shoreditch, London
2005 International Artist Workshop, Palestinian Ministry of Culture, Ramallah
2004 It Went Dark & I Saw, London College of Communications
2004 Open #20, Cafe Gallery Projects, London
2003 Camden People's Theatre, London
2002 Observer Hodge Award, Guardian Newsroom, London
Texts and Press
2007 C International Photo Magazine (UK), issue 4
2007 DAMn Magazine (Belgium), portfolio feature, issue 10
2007 www.polarinertia.com (USA)
2006 review by Piedad Solans, translated by Laura F Farhall, Nov 2006 Edition No 227 Lapiz (Spain)
2006 Marmalade Magazine (UK), six page interview with Ossian Ward
2006 Static issue 03: choice and suffering - ICA, Tate, Architectural Association, Birkbeck (UK)
2005 www.3rdeffect.net (UK)
2005 www.polarinertia.com (USA)
2005 October issue of Art Review, emerging photographers feature (UK)
2005 spring issue of Creative Review (UK)
2004 www.seesawmagazine.com (UK)
2004 autumn issue of Creative Review (UK)
2004 Seminal, Static Gallery, Liverpool Biennial (UK)
2004 One Reason to Live, Resonance 104.4fm (UK)
2003 The Object Conference, Tate Modern, London (UK)
2006-2008 Yale School of Art, photography MFA
2004-2005 Goldsmiths, postgraduate diploma in fine art, AHRB funding
2002-2003 London Consortium, MRes in cultural studies
1998-2001 Kings College London, BA in English literature, first class
Born 1980, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland
He has shown work as part of Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2005.
"Ya'ni Intifada," a video piece he made in the West Bank in 2005, won the Perspective Award at Ormeau Baths Gallery (equivalent to 9000?).