CURRICULUM VITAE


ARTIST PROFILE

Richard Colman's work is known for blending figurative imagery and bold geometry. Typically using symmetrical compositions, Colman explores themes of human sexuality, societal hierarchies, life and death. His work ranges from small to large scale painting, murals and installations. Colman has been working as a professional artist for over a decade and has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums throughout the world . Colman currently lives and works in San Francisco, California.


PERSONAL

Born 1976, Bethesda, Maryland

Lives and works in San Francisco, California

EDUCATION

School of The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1998 - 2002


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

 

2015

  • Jug Life, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. 
  • All Types of Characters: curated by worlds best ever, Joshua a Liner Gallery, New York, Ny. 
  • New Normal II, curated by Andres Guerrero, Oakland, Ca. 

2014

  • Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY

2013

  • Direct Address, Joshua Liner Gallery,  Ny, Ny. 
  • Out With The Old, Library Street Collective, Detroit, Mi. 
  • Tonight You Won't Be Bored, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Dk. 

2012

  • UNDERVÆRKER - Mesterværker fra danske privatsamlinger, Kunsten, Aalborg, Denmark.

2011

  • The Power Of Selection, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, USA
  • December Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, USA
  • Con Amore – Leif Djurhuus Samling, Aros, Aarhus, Denmark
  • STATUS – Somewhere Between Position and Condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
  • Summer Group Show, Gallerie LG, Paris

2010

  • The Lost Ones, FIFTY24MX Gallery, Mexico City.
  • Come As You Are” PRISM, Los Angeles, Ca.
  • The Power of Selection, Part 3” Western Exhibitions, Chicago, Il.
  • Pattern Recognition, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, Ca.

2009

  • 14 Artists, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • C.H.U.D.Z, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2008

  • The Destruction of Atlantis, Union Gallery, London, U.K.
  • Aspect: Ratio, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, D.C.

2007

  • Mad Love: Young Art in Private Collections, ARKEN Museum Of Modern Art, Denmark
  • Paper Trails: New Adventures in Drawing, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen; Denmark

2006

  • There Is a U In Us, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen; Denmark
  • We’ll Make a Lover of You, Art Center / South Florida, Miami

2005

  • Nice And Crude, Los Angeles Erotic Museum, Los Angeles, California
  • New Image Art Gallery @ RVCA, RVCA, Costa Mesa, California
  • La Main qui Dessinait Toute Seule, Gallery Magda Danysz, Paris; France

2003

  • Paintura Projects; Windows Meets Graffiti, Osaka; Japan

2002

  • Player Haters, Upper Playground, San Francisco, California
  • Player Haters, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2001

  • Player Haters, Museum of Contemporary Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • Free Agents: History of Washington D.C. Graffiti, Museum of Contemporary Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.

SELECTED SOLO + TWO PERSONS EXHIBITIONS

2015

  • Upcoming, Chandran Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. 

2014

  • Noise, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013

  • Gone Tomorrow, New Image ArtGallery, Los Angeles, Ca
  • Miles From Home, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. 

2012

  • Destroyer, Andrew Schoultz & Richard Colman, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
  • To Be Announced, Andrew Schoultz Richard Colman, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen.

2011

  • Can’t Get There From Here. Solo presentation at Volta NY.

2010

  • Something Better, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Keep Out the Light, New Image Art Gallery, LA, USA.

2009

  • Now Breathe, Krets, Malmo, Sweden
  • Opera Pink, Phaize, Chicago, Ill. USA.

2008

  • Awful Mountain (with Jim Houser), White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • Black Diamond, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen; Denmark

2007

  • Human Replacement Project, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • The Ghost, White Walls Galley, San Francisco, California

2006

  • Long Distance, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • Come To Me, Anno Domini, San Jose, California
  • Super Fortress, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen; Denmark

2005

  • Lonesome, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2004

  • Darkish Waters, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2 Rich (with Rich Jacobs), Art Prostitute Gallery, Denton, Texas

2003

  • Winter In Aphelion, Six Space, Los Angeles, California

2002

  • Dalek and Richard Colman, BLKMRKT, Los Angeles, California

BOOKS

  • I Was Just Leaving; The Art Work of Richard Colman, Ginko Press / R77
  • Free Agents: History of Washington, D.C. Graffiti
  • Morning Wood, Ginko Press / R77
  • Upper Playground, Up Until Now
  • Juxtapoz; Dark Arts, Ginko Press
  • There Is A U In Us; Five Years Of V1 Gallery, Trojan Horse Press

MAGAZINES

  • Juxtapoz, September 2015 (Cover)
  • Moose Magazine, #004 2009 (Rotterdam)
  • Milk Magazine, November 2007 (Hong Kong)
  • Juxtapoz, September 2006 #68
  • Art Prostitute, 2006 #8
  • Swindle Magazine, 2005 #2

ART FAIRS

2015

  • Art Herning, V1 Gallery, Herning, Denmark

2014

  • Art Market Hamptons, Joshua Liner Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
  • Zona Maco, New image Art Gallery, Mexico City, Mx. 

2013

  • Miami Project, Joshua Liner Gallery. Miami, Fl
  • Pulse, New Image Art Gallery. Miami, Fl. 

2012

  • Houston Fine Art Fair, New Image Art Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Paris Drawing Fair, Gallerie LG, Paris

2011

  • Volta NYC. Solo presentation. Copenhagen Art Fair

2010

  • Art Copenhagen with V1 Gallery, Denmark

2009

  • Art Brussels, Belgium with V1 Gallery Copenhagen; Denmark

2008

  • Aqua Art Fair, Miami, Florida with White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • Aqua Art Fair, Miami, Florida with Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • Art Copenhagen, Copenhagen Denmark wit V1 Gallery, Denmark
  • Zoo Art Fair, London, U.K. with V1 Gallery, Denmark

2007

  • Zoo Art Fair, London, U.K. with V1 Gallery, Denmark
  • Preview Berlin: The Emerging Art Fair, Berlin Germany with V1 Gallery, Denmark
  • Volta 03, Basel, Switzerland with V1 Gallery, Denmark

2006

  • Aqua Art Fair, Miami, Florida with New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • Scope Art Fair, New York with Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2004

  • Scope Art Fair, Los Angeles with Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California