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EDUCATION

1977  MFA Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1975   University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. With Highest Honors in Studio Art. 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 W.C. Richardson.  Cornell Museum of Art.  Rollins, University.  Orlando, FL. (Scheduled for Fall)

2007 W.C. Richardson. Cecille R. Hunt Gallery.  Webster University, St. Louis, MO. October.

2005   
Fusebox, 1412 Fourteenth St. NW, Washington, DC. November.

2004      
Kiang Gallery, 1545 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA. April.  Essay.
Art Gallery, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD.  March.  Essay.

2003   
Fusebox,  1412 Fourteenth St. NW.  Washington, DC.  June. Essay.

2002  
Fusebox Projectspace.  1412 Fourteenth St, NW, Washington, DC. July.

2000   
Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY. September.

1998   
Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.  September.  Catalogue.

1995   
Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.  March.

1994    
Glass Gallery, Hanes Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

1993   
Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.

1991   
Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.

1989  
Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.

1987    
Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC.

1985    
Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC.

1982    
Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC.

1980   
Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC.

1977   
The Art School Gallery, Carrboro, NC.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010
"Catalyst."  American University Museum, Katzen Center.  Washington, DC.  November-January
"Off The Grid."  Three person show.  G Fine Art, Washington, DC.  May-June
"The Marks of Six Painters. " Gallery 447, Cambridge, MD.  May-June
"Abstract Paintings from the Permanent Collection."  Rotunda, Corcoran Gallery of Art.   Washington, DC.  January – March.

2009
"Profess."  The Art Gallery.  University of Maryland, College Park.  October - November "Inked."  LUMP Gallery.  Raleigh, NC.  March.

2008
"Personal Vocabularies." James Backas Gallery.  Maryland State Arts Council Gallery.   Baltimore, MD.  September-December.  Curator:  Anna Fine Foer.
"Particularities and Abstractions: Paintings by Christine Gray," W.C. Richardson, Fiona  Ross, and Erling Sjovold.
Invitational exhibition curated by Christopher  Bartlett.  Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD. October.
"Inked." ArtScape

2008
Pinkard Gallery, Bunting Center, Maryland Institute College  of Art.  July. Exhibition travels to:  Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA; 
"Lump Gallery  Projects," Raleigh, NC;  other venues possible.
"Art in Embassies Exhibition." Permanent collection.  United States Embassy in Algiers.  Catalogue.

2007
"Celebrating Forty Years – Showcasing Forty Artists."  James Backas Gallery.  Maryland State  Arts Council .  Baltimore, MD. September-December.  Curator: Oletha DeVane.
"26 th Annual WPA/C Exhibition and Benefit Auction."  Corcoran Gallery of Art.  February.   Curator: Jack Rasmussen.

2006
"Art in Embassies Exhibition."  United States Embassy, Amman, Jordan.
"Order(ed)."  Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA.  May.  Catalogue. Curator: Julie Karabenick.
"ArtScape:  Test Patterns."  Public installation.  Baltimore, MD.  July.
"25 th Annual WPA/C Benefit Auction."  Corcoran Gallery of Art.  February.  Curator: Kendall  Buster.

2005   
“Engaging the Structural.”  Broadway Gallery, New York, NY. April.     Brochure.

2004   
“Gallery Artists.”  Fusebox, Washington, DC.  July.
“Miami/Basel Selection.”  Fusebox.  Washington, DC.  January.

2003 
“Fellowship Winners.”  Maryland State Arts Council Exhibition Space.  Baltimore, MD.  April – July.

2002   
“Chromophilia.”  Fusebox.  Washington, DC.  January.

2001  
“Inaugural Exhibition.”  Fusebox.  Washington, DC.  September.
“ArtScape: 20x20.”  Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art. July.

2005  
“Summer Selection.”  Kiang Gallery.  Atlanta, GA. July-August
“Visual Riffs.”   XFM  Satelite Radio Headquarters.  Washington, DC. August- December. Organized by Sarah Tanguy and Randy Jewart.

1999   
 “The Hirshhorn at Twenty-five:  Celebrating Modern and Contemporary Art.” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC. April-September.
“Council Room:  The Artist Heraldry Show.”Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA.
"Hyper Salon" Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA.
"Chance and Necessity." Boyden Gallery, St. Mary's College, St. Mary City, MD. 
"Chance and Necessity." McLean Project for the Arts, McLean,VA. 
"Chance and Necessity." Columbia Festival of the Arts, Columbia, MD. 
"Chance and Necessity." Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University, Athens, OH. 

1998   
"Chance and Necessity." Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD. 
"Chance and Necessity:  Prints." Goya Girl Press, Baltimore, MD. 
“Material Forces.” American Center for Physics, College Park, MD. 

1997   
"Remote Sensing." Numark Gallery, Washington, DC. 

1996   
"1996 Invitational." Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA. 
"Theories of the Decorative."  Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.
"Art Sites 96." WPA/Corcoran, Central Armature Annex. Washington,DC.

1995    
"Small Painting and Sculpture." Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC. 
"Strictly Painting I." Emerson  Gallery,  McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA. 
“Confluence.” Riversdale Mansion, Riverdale Park, MD. 

1994 
"The Far Light." Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County. 

1993 
"The FarLight." Fine Arts Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
"Abstract Painting Exhibition." Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC. 
"The Far Light." The Gibson Fine Arts Center, Washington College, Chestertown, MD. 

1992   
"Transmodern." Alice B. Rogers Gallery, St. Johns University, St. Cloud, MN. 
“Gallery artists.” Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.
"WPA at the Hemicycle." Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. 
"Transmodern." Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.
"Abstract Icons." Roanoke Museum of Fine Art, Roanoke, VA. 

1991   
"Washington/Moscow Art Exchange." Carnegie Library, University of the District of Columbia. 
"Drawings." Middendorf Gallery, Washington, DC.
“Gallery artists.” Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC.   

1990   
"Washington/Moscow Art Exchange." Tretyakoff State Museum, Moscow, USSR. Catalogue.
"Washington/Moscow Art Exchange." Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA.
"Tornadoes: Spirals of Stress, Twisters of Fate." Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Catalogue.
"10 Abstract Painters". Baumgartner Gallery, Washington DC. 
"Art Against Aids." 406 Seventh St., Washington, DC.  Catalogue.

1989   
"From the Anacostia to the Potomac: Art and Ideology in the Washington, DC. Area."  Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC. Catalogue.
"13".  National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. 

1988   
"Recollections". Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC. Catalogue.
"Significant Movement:  Evocative Painting." Anton Gallery, Washington, DC. 
"Natural Selection." SPACES, Cleveland, OH. 
"Transcendence."Baumgartner Gallery, Washington DC. 

1987    
"Nine on Paper:  A Maryland Invitational." Department of Economics and Community Development Headquarters, Annapolis, MD.

1986    
"10 Washington, DC. Painters." Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC. 
"Contemporary Works Invitational." Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.
"Patrice Kehoe/W.C.  Richardson." Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA. Catalogue.
"Artscape 86." Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD. 
"Washington,DC:  Three Artists." Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX. 

1985    
"Instructions." School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD.   
"Seeing, Thinking, Feeling."  Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
"The Washington Show." Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Catalogue    “Evocative Abstraction."NEXUS, Philadelphia, PA. Brochure.

1984    
"Four From the Top: A  Look at  Four Maryland Fellowship Winners." Governor's Reception Room, State House, Annapolis, MD. 

1983    
"1983 Maryland Biennial: Works on Paper." Baltimore Museum of Art. 
“W.C. Richardson/Patrice Kehoe: Recent  Work.” Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD. 
Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC.
American Institute of Architects, Washington, DC.
"12 From Washington,DC." Shuster Gallery, Gannon University, Erie, PA
"Invitational." Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD. 

1982    
"Hanover." Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC. 
"20 From Washington." Lawndale Art Annex, University of Houston. 

1981    
"4 At 10." Gallery 10, Washington, DC. 
"Maryland Arts Council Exhibition III.” Goucher College, Baltimore, MD. Catalogue.
"Maryland Arts Council Exhibition III.” Gallery 409, Baltimore, MD.
“Maryland Faculty.” Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC.
"1981 Maryland Biennial." Baltimore Museum of Art. 

1980   
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.  "22nd Annual Area Exhibition:      Works on Paper."
"Drawings and Prints." Foundry Gallery, Washington,DC. 
"25th Annual Irene Leache Memorial Exhibition." Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA.      

1979   
"Miniatures." Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC.               
"Annual Invitational Show." Salisbury State College, Salisbury, MD.
"On Site." University of Maryland, College Park, MD. 

1978    
"Six Painters." Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC.

1977    
"40th Annual North Carolina Artists Exhibition." North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC. Catalogue.
University of Georgia, Athens, GA.  "Southeastern Artists."
"45th Annual Southeastern Painting and Sculpture Competition." Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC. Catalogue
Steinberg Gallery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

1976   
"46th Annual Exhibition." Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO.

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2010    Maryland State Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship.
2008    Maryland State Arts Council, Visual Arts
2006    Finalist, Kreeger Museum Artist Award.
2004    Nominated for Kreeger Museum Artist’s Award.
             Semi-finalist for Sondheim Prize. Baltimore, MD.
2002    Maryland State Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship (Top fellowship.)
1998    Maryland State Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship (Top fellowship.)
1997    Commissioned to create six balustrade paintings for North Terminal, Reagan National Airport, Alexandria, VA.
1995    First Prize, "Strictly Painting I,"  Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts.
1994    Commissioned to create two paintings for Reston Town Center, Reston, VA.
1987   Maryland State Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship (Top Fellowship.)
1985,   87,92,98,04  Creative and Performing Arts Award.  University of Maryland.
1983    First Prize, Works on Paper, Maryland Biennial, Baltimore Museum of     Art.
1981    Maryland State Arts Council, Visual Arts Fellowship (Top Fellowship.)

SELECTED PUBLIC and CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
Ackland Art Center, Chapel Hill, NC.
Prudential Life, New York.
The Washington Post, Washington, DC.
Black and Decker Co., Baltimore, MD.
Richmond Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, VA.
Richmond Federal Reserve Bank, Baltimore, MD.
Hyatt Regency, Baltimore, MD.
Crowne Plaza, Rockville, MD.
Trammel-Crowe Co., Columbia, MD.
IBM Corporation, Washington, DC.
Paul,Hastings, Janofsky and Walker, Washington, DC.
KPMG. Washington, DC.
Reston Town Center, Reston, Va.
Artery Corporation, Bethesda, MD.
Northrup-Grumman, McLean, VA.
Arnold and Porter, Washington, DC.
Covington and Burling, Washington, DC.

PUBLICATIONS
   
“Enter Decatur Blue.”  Catalogue introduction to exhibition “DB Sides,” Warehouse.  WPA/Corcoran.  Washington, DC. 2002.

Introduction to brochure for “Steven Cushner,” the inaugural exhibition in the Alumni Series.  Art Gallery.  University of Maryland, College Park.  2001.

“Substance and Doubt.”  2,000 word catalogue essay for exhibition , “Recent Paintings,” an exhibition co-curated with Paula Crawford for the WPA/Corcoran ProjectSpace, 625 E. ST. NW, Washington, DC.  September-October 1998.

Speakeasy, The New Art Examiner.  April 1983.  Invitational commentary on subject of artist's choice.  Selected by editor of magazine.