The work of Richard T. Walker (Artist in Residence ’10, Affiliate ’07) highlights clashes between innate desire, cultural interpretation, and the reality of lived experience. Selected solo exhibitions include FraenkelLAB, San Francisco; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan; di Rosa, Napa; The Contemporary Austin; Arizona State University Museum, Tempe; James Cohan Gallery, New York; Carroll/Fletcher, London; Angels Barcelona; Spike Island, Bristol; and Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis. Group and two-person exhibitions include CAPITAL, San Francisco; SFMOMA; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; Times Museum, Guangzhou; Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro; Kulturhuset Stockholm; Witte De With Rotterdam; and K21, Dusseldorf. He was recently awarded a Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship. He has been a fellowship recipient at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, and received an Artadia Award in 2009. He was an Irvine Fellow at the Montalvo Art Center and has been a resident at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
–Courtesy of Headlands Center for the Arts
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About Richard T. Walker
British, b. 1977, based in San Francisco, California