CV

Feb 042010
 

Education
MFA Painting, 2000
Pratt Institute, New York

BA Fine Arts and English, 1996
University of Texas, Austin
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Selected Exhibitions
2014
Miami Project, Miami Basel, Richard Levy Gallery, Miami FL
Art Collision & Repair Shop, Center for Contemporary Arts, Muñoz Waxman Gallery, Santa Fe NM
Color Fall, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe NM
Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Richard Levy Gallery, Houston TX
That’s Where You Need to Be, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2012
Watercolors, Phillips de Pury & Company, New York NY
Paper Band, Jason McCoy, New York NY
Into the Woods, ClampArt, New York NY
2011
70 Years of Abstract Painting – Excerpts, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York NY
2010
Art Santa Fe, LaunchProjects, Santa Fe NM
Recent Works, LaunchProjects, Santa Fe NM
2009
Songlines, Gallery Sakiko, New York NY
Summer Reverie: Invitational, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe NM
LaunchProjects, Santa Fe NM
Pairs, Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas NV
2008
Willy Bo Richardson: Lolland and Other Places, Gallery Sakiko, New York NY
New Artists, New Work, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe NM
Beaux Arts Ball, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe NM
2007
Richardson2, 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
The Gallery, Sag Harbor NY
2006
Willy Bo Richardson: Confluence, Gallery Sakiko, New York NY
The Water Show, The Gallery, Sag Harbor NY
Black and White, Holland Tunnel, New York NY
2005
Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia
2004
X Semination, Kings Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Small Works Salon, The Gallery, Sag Harbor NY
2003
NY Art Independent 03, Ausstellungshalles des Kurorts Timmendorfer Strand, Germany,
Curated by Stephanie Buhmann,
Brooklyn On 57th Street, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York NY
2002
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
Pratt Institute MFA Thesis Exhibition, Brooklyn NY
DFN Gallery, New York NY

Selected Corporate Collections
Diamantweg Europe Center, Immenstadt Germany
Foulger-Pratt Headquarters, Baltimore MD
Houston Medical Center, Houston TX
Loomis Sayles & Company, Boston MA
Miami Loews, Miami Beach FL
Miraval Resort Villas, Tucson AZ
Moen Group, Plaza Towers, Iowa City IA
The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen, China
Scrub Island Villas, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Isles
Swissôtel Chicago, Chicago IL

Honors
2014 SITE Santa Fe SPREAD 5.0 Finalist

Bibliography
Margaret Wright: Painters Point the Way at Richard Levy Gallery, Adobe Airstream, August-September 2014 Edition.
Mateo Coffman: That’s Where You Need to Be, Local IQ, Tuesday, 22 July 2014.
Elisa McGovern: Galleries Get it Up/Be Here Now, Alibi, V.23 No.32 | August 7 – 13, 2014.
Rooney, E. Ashley. Contemporary Art of the Southwest. Atglen: Schiffer Publishing, 2014. Print.
¡COLORES!, KNME PBS, “Willy Bo Richardson, The Impressionists, Regional Theater, Jack Ross”, Feb 7, 2014
Aaron Gulley: The Soul of Santa Fe, DestinAsian, Feb/March 2013
Kristina Nazarevskaia: Willy Bo Richardson – Watercolors, galleryIntell, 2012
Phillips de Pury: galleryIntell – Video
Phillips de Pury & Company Watercolors exhibition, Auction Publicity, 2012
Peggy Roalf : “Abstraction: Informers and The Informed”, Design Arts Daily, April 21, 2011
Katy Crocker: “Painting, Doritos and Color Theory – The Work of Willy Bo Richardson”,The End of Being,  2011
“Artists to Watch in 2010”, Décor Magazine, January, 2010
Kate Beck, “Color as it Happens: Steven Alexander and Willy Bo Richardson”, Kate Beck Art Notes online, August 10, 2009
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, 200
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
“Sechs Künstler aus Big Apple,” Sylt Life, Sept 2002
“New Yorker Individualisten,” Sylter Nachrichten, Sept 2002

Publications
2012 The Artistic Thinking Process, The Creativity Post
Learning to Share: On Candy, Art, and Independence, Adobe Airstream
2011 Art Santa Fe, and the Market from an Artist’s Perspective, Adobe Airstream

Teaching Positions
2010–Present  Contributing Faculty, Studio Arts, Santa Fe University of Art and Design
2011-2012     Painting I and II, Santa Fe Community College
2001–2007     Painting Technician, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Fall 2005     Guest Artist, Graduate Sculpture, University of Iowa, Iowa City

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