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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 One Person Exhibitions
2015  Clockwork for Oracles, Richard Levy Project Room, Albuquerque NM
2008  Lolland and Other Places, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY
2006  Confluence, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017  Danae Falliers and Willy Bo Richardson, Surroundings, Santa Fe, NM
Hunt Modern, Santa Fe, NM
2016  SITE Unseen 9, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
———Indian Summer Show, DM Contemporary, New York NY
———Art on Paper, Richard Levy Gallery, New York, NY
2015   Miami Project, Art Basel Miami, Richard Levy Gallery, Miami, FL
———Seattle Art Fair, Richard Levy Gallery, Seattle WA
———Willy Bo Richardson and Edward Lentsch, Turner Carroll, Santa Fe, NM
———Seduced, dm contemporary, New York, NY
———Art on Paper, Richard Levy Gallery, New York, NY
———Reverberant Matter, SFUAD at Wade Wilson Art, Santa Fe, NM
———Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Turner Carroll, Palm Springs, CA
2014   Miami Project, Art Basel Miami, Richard Levy Gallery, Miami, FL
———Texas Contemporary, Richard Levy Gallery, Houston, TX
———Fall Color, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
———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
———ClampArt, New York, NY
2011   70 Years of Abstract Painting – Excerpts, Jason McCoy, New York, NY
2010   Art Santa Fe, LaunchProjects, Santa Fe, NM
2009   Songlines, Gallery Sakiko, New York, NY
———Summer Reverie: Invitational, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
———Pairs, Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas NV
2008 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
———Water, The Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
2006 Summer Color!, 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
2000   LandEscape, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
———Pratt Institute MFA Thesis Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
———DFN Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Awards
2016  Clark Hulings Fund Grant Recipient for Visual Artists
2015  SITE Santa Fe SPREAD finalist

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

Teaching Positions
2010–2016  Contributing Faculty, Studio Arts, Santa Fe University of Art and Design
2011–2012  Instructor, Painting I and II, Santa Fe Community College
2001–2007  Painting Technician, Cooper Union, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography
Nancy Reyner, “Create Perfect Paintings: An Artist’s Guide to Visual Thinking”
———North Light Books, 2017. Print.
Aaron Gulley, “Color Outside the Lines”
———Virtuoso Life, July | August 2016
Eric Kroll, “Laberintos de Lineas y colores – El arte de Willy Bo Richardson”
———Dental Tribune Latin America No. 9, 2015 Vol. 12
Kathryn Davis, “Albuquerque Contemporary”
———ArtBeat radio KVSF, Aug 28, 2015
Anna Furman, “Three Distinct Artists United by Bold, Enthusiastic Styles”
———Arsty, April 3, 2015
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
Ashley E. Rooney: “Contemporary Art of the Southwest”
———Atglen: Schiffer Publishing, 2014. Print.
¡COLORES!, 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 at Phillips de Pury & Co”
———GalleryIntell, Oct 4, 2012
Peggy Roalf: “Abstraction: Informers and The Informed”
———Design Arts Daily, April 21, 2011
Lynn Maliszewski: “A Perceptual Dance Party for Your Eyes”
———Hyperallergic, May 26, 2011
Katy Crocker: “Painting, Doritos and Color Theory – The Work of Willy Bo Richardson”
———The End of Being, April 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, August 10, 2009
Patricia Sauthoff: “A Father and Son Take Inspiration,”
———Santa Fe Reporter, October 17-23, 2007
Stephanie Buhmann: “Confluence: Willy Bo Richardson,”
———Catalogue 2006
Ali Gowans,: “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
Neil Richardsen: “Five From New York,”
———The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, April 2, 2005
Penny Webb: “The Mouse That Roared,”
———The Age review, Tasmania Australia, Jan 7, 2005
Jordana Borensztajn: “New York Comes to Town,”
———Herald Sun, Australia, Jan 17, 2005
Donald Riggs: “Writing Under Pressure,”
———Drexel University Journal, Philadelphia, PA, 2004
Rebecca Wasserman: “Richardson’s Rainbow at Nohra Haime Gallery,”
———The Crimson Feet, Oct 2003

Publications as Author
A Painter Who Became Allergic to Paint?, Pyragraph, April 2017
Dad, Why Do You Paint Stripes, Pyragraph, Nov 2016
The Artistic Thinking Process, Think Jar Collective, March 2012
Learning to Share: On Candy, Art, and Independence, Adobe Airstream, Feb 2012