Trevor Richards

Biography

Richards has exhibited regularly since 1978, holding over 30 solo exhibitions and participating in many group exhibitions. His recently exhibited at Turner galleries (2014), participating in solo shows in Paris, Sydney and Canberra since 2011. Recent public commissions include Fiona Stanley Hospital, Mindarie Senior College Sports Hall 2014, the Tessellation Street Project, Beaufort Street 2014, PUBLIC street arts festival 2014 and Lighthouse (City of Perth) 2013. He completed residencies in Paris (2013), Poland (2008) and Basel (1999). His works are held in many public collections, notably the National Gallery of Australia, Bank Sparkasse Osnabruck (Germany), Daimler Chrysler Collection (Berlin), Art Gallery of WA, Murdoch University, Art Bank, Edith Cowan University, The Stokes Collection, University of WA, Holmes a Court Collection, Fremantle City Council.

Solo Exhibitions

2014
In Passing, Turner Galleries 24th April - 24th May

In Passing, Turner Galleries 24th April - 24th May

Awards

2013
Go Anywhere Grant artist residency Cite Internationale des Artes Paris, France

Go Anywhere Grant artist residency Cite Internationale des Artes Paris, France

Collections

National Gallery of Australia, Bank Sparkasse Osnabruck (Germany), Daimler Chrysler Collection (Berl

Galleries

National Gallery of Australia, Bank Sparkasse Osnabruck (Germany), Daimler Chrysler Collection (Berl

Publications

National Gallery of Australia, Bank Sparkasse Osnabruck (Germany), Daimler Chrysler Collection (Berl
National Gallery of Australia, Bank Sparkasse Osnabruck (Germany), Daimler Chrysler Collection (Berlin), Art Gallery of WA, Murdoch University, Art Bank,

Residencies

2013
two month residency Cite Internationale des Artes Paris

two month residency Cite Internationale des Artes Paris

Artist Statement

Trevor Richards lives and works in Fremantle, Western Australia. His practice has encompassed painting, sculpture, video, photography and installation. He is widely recognised for his formally structured, minimalist approach to painting that is informed by his sustained engagement with a limited range of colours and an admiration for the commonplace.