Selected CV

Artist and Master Printmaker
  • 1951 born in Chelmsford
  • 1971-74 Maidstone College of Art
  • 1974-77 Thomas Ross & Son
  • 1977-80 Setup David Hockney's printmaking studio, editioned his Blue Guitar series. Hockney's assistant until his relocation to California
  • 1979-89 Editioned works for Jasper Johns, Keith Haring, Robert Ryman, Francesco Clemente, Tate Gallery, British Museum, Royal Academy of Arts, etc.
  • 1989 Established Wellington Studio, London
  • Lives and works in London
Selected Solo Exhibitions
  • 2000-19 12 tours of Japan totalling over 200 solo exhibitions
  • 2012 Guest International Artist, Melbourne, Australia
  • Solo Exhibitions in: Australia, Japan, Korea, United Kingdom
Selected Group Exhibitions
RA Summer Exhibitions:

1973-2019 40 Artworks selected for the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition, London

Invited Artist at:
  • 2016 The Original Print Show curated by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire.
  • 2014-15 Painter Printmakers – The Six Month Launch Exhibition of RA Art Sales, The Keepers House, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • 2005 The Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2003 The Winter Print Fair, The Friends Room, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • 1997 The Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
Other Selected Group Exhibitions by:
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA), Royal College of Art (RCA), Royal Society of British Artists (RBA), Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA), Royal West of England Academy (RWA), New English Art Club (NEAC), Printmakers Council (PmC), Society of Graphic Fine Art (SGFA), Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA), Barbican Arts Centre, Cartwright Hall, Christie's, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Folkestone Metropole Galleries, Hunterian Museum, Mall Galleries, Victoria Art Gallery, Watts Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery
  • Group Exhibitions in: Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
Selected Public Collections
  • Berlin Central and Regional Library
  • British Library
  • Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
  • Chelmsford Museum
  • Federation University Australia
  • Leeds Art Gallery
  • Maidstone Museum
  • Museum of London
  • Royal Cornwall Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum

Comprehensive CV

(Currently being updated)

Artist and Master Printmaker
  • 1951 born in Chelmsford
  • 1971-74 Maidstone College of Art
  • 1974-77 Thomas Ross & Son
  • 1977-80 Setup David Hockney's printmaking studio, editioned his Blue Guitar series. Hockney's assistant until his relocation to California
  • 1979-89 Editioned works for Jasper Johns, Keith Haring, Robert Ryman, Francesco Clemente, Tate Gallery, British Museum, Royal Academy of Arts, etc.
  • 1989 Established Wellington Studio, London
  • Lives and works in London
Projects and Distinctions
  • David Hockney The Blue Guitar
  • Jasper Johns Untitled Carborundum Prints
  • Keith Haring The Valley
  • Robert Ryman Resume Suite, Couples Portfolio, Bookplates
  • Donald Sultan Dominoes, Playing Cards
  • Francesco Clemente Dante’s Inferno, Figures and Salamanders
  • Mel Bochner Couples Portfolio
  • The British Museum The Banks' Florilegium
  • The Royal Academy of Arts Turner, Constable
  • The Tate Gallery George Stubbs, William Daniell: A Voyage Round Great Britain, A posthumous edition of Ceri Richards' images
  • Julian Trevelyan
  • Patrick Hughes
  • Derrick Greaves
  • Elizabeth Butterworth Macaws
  • Karólína Lárusdóttir
  • Printed cancellation plates for: Jim Dine, Richard Hamilton, Howard Hodgkin as well as working from original plates from masters like Constable, Hogarth, Cruikshank, Rowlandson, Martin and Turner.
Public Collections
  • Art in Healthcare
  • Aston University
  • Berlin Central and Regional Library
  • British Library
  • Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
  • Chelmsford Museum
  • Federation University Australia
  • Imperial Health Charity
  • Leeds Art Gallery
  • Maidstone Museum
  • Museum of London
  • Penlee House Gallery and Museum
  • Royal Cornwall Museum
  • Trevelyan College, Durham University
  • University College London Hospitals Trust
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
Solo Exhibitions
2019
  • Richard Spare, Isetan, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. (20/03/19 - 02/04/19)
2017
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 28 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in November)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    18/10 - 07/11 Tamagawa Takashimaya 03/11 (12:00 - 13:00) Tokyo
    25/10 - 07/11 Shinjuku Isetan 03/11 (15:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    25/10 - 07/11 Yokohama Takashimaya 04/11 (13:00 - 14:00) Yokohama
    23/10 - 05/11 Ikebukuro LOFT 04/11 (16:00 - 17:00) Tokyo
    25/10 - 07/11 Kobe Daimaru 05/11 (11:00 - 12:00) Kobe
    25/10 - 08/11 Fukuoka Iwataya 05/11 (16:00 - 17:00) Fukuoka
    24/10 - 06/11 Okinawa Ryubo 06/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Naha
    25/10 - 08/11 Machida Odakyu 08/11 (14:00 - 15:00) Tokyo
    26/10 - 14/11 Takasaki Takashimaya 10/11 (14:00 - 15:00) Takasaki
    01/11 - 14/11 JR Nagoya Takashimaya 11/11 (12:30 - 13:30) Nagoya
    02/11 - 15/11 Umeda Hankyu 11/11 (15:30 - 17:00) Osaka
    01/11 - 14/11 Iyotetsu Takashimaya 12/11 (12:00 - 13:00) Matsuyama
    01/11 - 14/11 Hiroshima Fukuya 12/11 (16:00 - 17:00) Hiroshima
    08/11 - 13/11 Hamamatsu Entetsu 13/11 (13:00 - 14:00) Hamamatsu
    02/11 - 15/11 Kamiooka Keikyu 15/11 (14:00 - 15:00) Yokohama
    08/11 - 21/11 Kashiwa Takashimaya 17/11 (14:00 - 15:00) Kashiwa
    08/11 - 21/11 Yonago Takashimaya 18/11 (11:30 - 12:30) Yonago
    08/11 - 21/11 Okayama Takashimaya 18/11 (16:00 - 17:00) Okayama
    08/11 - 21/11 Kyoto Takashimaya 19/11 (13:00 - 14:00) Kyoto
    08/11 - 21/11 Osaka Takashimaya 19/11 (15:30 - 16:30) Osaka
    09/11 - 22/11 Sapporo Tokyu 20/11 (14:30 - 15:30) Sapporo
    16/11 - 29/11 Sendai Fujisaki 23/11 (13:00 - 14:00) Sendai
    16/11 - 29/11 Parc Avenue Kawatoku 23/11 (16:00 - 17:00) Morioka
    15/11 - 28/11 Shinjuku Odakyu 24/11 (14:00 - 15:00) Tokyo
    10/11 - 26/11 Yokohama Sogo 25/11 (13:00 - 14:00) Yokohama
    15/11 - 28/11 Tokyo Daimaru 25/11 (16:00 - 17:00) Tokyo
    15/11 - 28/11 Nihonbashi Takashimaya 26/11 (13:00 - 14:00) Tokyo
    15/11 - 28/11 Shinjuku Takashimaya 26/11 (15:30 - 16:30) Tokyo
  • Richard Spare, Maruhiro, Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan. (06/12/17 - 26/12/17)
2015
  • Richard Spare, The Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Bideford. (29/08/15 - 29/10/15)
2013
  • Flora, Gallery on Sturt, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. (04/05/13 - 04/06/13)
2012
  • Touring Exhibition: The Joy of Being ..., Gallery on Sturt, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. (01/08/12 - 31/08/12)
  • Touring Exhibition: The Joy of Being ..., Daylesford Fine Art, Victoria, Australia. (23/11/12 - 24/12/12)
2011
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 15 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in June)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    - Tamagawa Takashimaya 04/06 Tokyo
    - Shinjuku Takashimaya 05/06 Tokyo
    - Sendai Mitsukoshi 06/06 Sendai
    - Sapporo Daimaru 08/06 Sapporo
    - Kobe Daimaru 09/06 Kobe
    - Kyoto Takashimaya 10/06 Kyoto
    - JR Nagoya Takashimaya 11/06 Nagoya
    - Osaka Takashimaya 12/06 Osaka
    - Hiroshima Fukuya 13/06 Hiroshima
    - Iyotetsu Takashimaya 14/06 Matsuyama
    - Fukuoka Mitsukoshi 15/06 Fukuoka
    - Kagoshima Yamagataya 16/06 Kagoshima
    - Kawagoe Maruhiro 17/06 Kawagoe
    - Kamiooka Keikyu 18/06 Yokohama
    - Nihonbashi Takashimaya 19/06 Tokyo
2010
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 15 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in June & July)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    - Tokyo Daimaru 26/06 Tokyo
    - Tachikawa Isetan 27/06 Tokyo
    - Kumamoto Tsuruya 28/06 Kumamoto
    - Fukuoka Mitsukoshi 29/06 Fukuoka
    - Iyotetsu Takashimaya 30/06 Matsuyama
    - Hiroshima Fukuya 01/07 Hiroshima
    - Kyoto Takashimaya 02/07 Kyoto
    - Osaka Takashimaya 03/07 Osaka
    - JR Nagoya Takashimaya 04/07 Nagoya
    - Sapporo Daimaru 06/07 Sapporo
    - Shinjuku Takashimaya 07/07 Tokyo
    - Sendai Mitsukoshi 08/07 Sendai
    - Tamagawa Takashimaya 09/07 Tokyo
    - Yokohama Takashimaya 10/07 Yokohama
    - Nihonbashi Takashimaya 11/07 Tokyo
  • Richard Spare: Artist and Printmaker, Kirkdale Bookshop & Gallery, London. (15/05/2010 - 26/06/2010)
2009
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 15 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in June & July)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    10/06 - 23/06 Nihonbashi Takashimaya 20/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    10/06 - 23/06 Kumamoto Tsuruya 21/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Kumamoto
    10/06 - 23/06 Kokura Izutsuya 22/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Kitakyushu
    09/06 - 23/06 Fukuoka Mitsukoshi 23/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Fukuoka
    11/06 - 24/06 Hiroshima Fukuya 24/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Hiroshima
    10/06 - 25/06 Umeda Daimaru 25/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Osaka
    10/06 - 30/06 Kobe Daimaru 26/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Kobe
    17/06 - 30/06 Kyoto Takashimaya 27/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Kyoto
    17/06 - 30/06 JR Nagoya Takashimaya 28/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Nagoya
    17/06 - 30/06 Koriyama Usui 30/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Koriyama
    17/06 - 07/07 Shinjuku Takashimaya 01/07 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    24/06 - 07/07 Tachikawa Isetan 02/07 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    17/06 - 07/07 Tamagawa Takashimaya 03/07 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    17/06 - 07/07 Yokohama Takashimaya 04/07 (14:00 - 16:00) Yokohama
    23/06 - 06/07 Ginza Mitsukoshi 05/07 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
2008
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 12 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in June)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    04/06 - 17/06 Tachikawa Isetan 17/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    04/06 - 18/06 Yokohama Takashimaya 18/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Yokohama
    12/06 - 25/06 Parc Avenue Kawatoku 19/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Morioka
    11/06 - 24/06 Koriyama Usui 20/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Koriyama
    11/06 - 24/06 Shinjuku Isetan 21/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    11/06 - 24/06 Nihonbashi Takashimaya 22/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    11/06 - 24/06 Tamagawa Takashimaya 24/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    11/06 - 26/06 Kokura Izutsuya 25/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Kitakyushu
    12/06 - 26/06 Hiroshima Fukuya 26/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Hiroshima
    18/06 - 01/07 Osaka Takashimaya 27/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Osaka
    18/06 - 01/07 Kyoto Takashimaya 28/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Kyoto
    18/06 - 01/07 JR Nagoya Takashimaya 29/06 (14:00 - 16:00) Nagoya
2007
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 10 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in April & May)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    18/04 - 01/05 Tamagawa Takashimaya 26/04 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    19/04 - 01/05 Utsunomiya Tobu 27/04 (14:00 - 16:00) Utsunomiya
    25/04 - 01/05 Nihonbashi Takashimaya 28/04 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    18/04 - 01/05 Yokohama Takashimaya 29/04 (14:00 - 16:00) Yokohama
    18/04 - 01/05 Shinjuku Isetan 30/04 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    25/04 - 08/05 Nagoya Matsuzakaya 02/05 (14:00 - 16:00) Nagoya
    25/04 - 08/05 Osaka Takashimaya 03/05 (14:00 - 16:00) Osaka
    26/04 - 09/05 Hiroshima Fukuya 04/05 (14:00 - 16:00) Hiroshima
    24/04 - 07/05 Fukuoka Mitsukoshi 05/05 (14:00 - 16:00) Fukuoka
    24/04 - 07/05 Ginza Mitsukoshi 06/07 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
2006
  • Richard Spare, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds. (04/03/2006 - 24/06/2006)
2005
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 9 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in September)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    07/11 - 20/11 Tamagawa Takashimaya 16/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    07/11 - 20/11 JR Nagoya Takashimaya 17/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Nagoya
    07/11 - 27/11 Osaka Takashimaya 18/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Osaka
    07/11 - 27/11 Kyoto Takashimaya 19/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Kyoto
    14/11 - 25/11 Iyotetsu Takashimaya 21/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Matsuyama
    15/11 - 22/11 Hiroshima Fukuya 22/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Hiroshima
    22/11 - 27/11 Hiroshima Keikyu 23/11 (15:00 - 17:00) Hiroshima
    14/11 - 27/11 Nihonbashi Takashimaya 24/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    14/11 - 27/11 Shinjuku Isetan 25/11 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
  • Richard Spare: hand coloured drypoints, Impressions on Paper Gallery, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. (05/05/05 - 29/05/05)
2004
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 9 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in September & October)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    - Shinjuku Odakyu 30/09 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    - Umeda Daimaru 01-03/10 (11:00 - 17:00) Osaka
    - Chiba Sogo 05/10 (14:00 - 16:00) Chiba
    - Tokorozawa Seibu 06/10 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokorozawa
    - Hiroshima Fukuya 07/10 (14:00 - 16:00) Hiroshima
    - Kokura Izutsuya 08/10 (14:00 - 16:00) Kitakyushu
    - Shinsaibashi Daimaru 09/10 (14:00 - 16:00) Osaka
    - Tokyo Daimaru 10/10 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
    - Tamagawa Takashimaya 11/10 (14:00 - 16:00) Tokyo
  • Richard Spare at 39 Essex Street, 39 Essex Chambers, London. (16/08/2004 - 23/12/2004)
2003
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 10 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in May & June)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    - - 28/05 -
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - 09/06 -
  • Richard Spare, Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley, N.Yorkshire. (07/11/2003 - 29/11/2003)
2002
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 9 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in June)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    - - - Fukuoka
    - - - Osaka
    - - - Tokyo
    - - - Yokohama
    - - - -
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    - - - -
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  • Richard Spare, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds. (03/11/2001 - 28/02/2002)
2001
  • リチャード・スペア | Richard Spare
  • Touring Exhibition: 10 Solo Shows across Japan (Richard visited in June)
  • Dates Venue Artist Signing City
    - - - Chiba
    - Hikarigaoka - Tokyo
    - - - Nara
    - - - Osaka
    - Shin-Yurigaoka - Kawasaki
    - - - Yokohama
    - - - -
    - - - -
    - - - -
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  • Richard Spare, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds. (03/11/2001 - 28/02/2002)
1999
  • Richard Spare, CCA Galleries, Farnham. (01/09/1999 - 30/09/1999)
1997
  • Richard Spare, CCA Galleries, Bath.
  • Art in Action Gallery, Waterperry, Oxford.
Joint Exhibitions
2017
  • Richards Spare | Robert Greenhalf, Cambridge Contemporary Art, Cambridge. (11/02/2017 - 05/03/2017)
2012
  • Richard Spare | Carol Nunan: Flower Power, Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley, N.Yorkshire. (10/01/2012 - 11/02/2012)
2007
  • Richard Spare | Kay Spare: Colour & Line, Trevelyan College, University of Durham, Durham. (15/01/2007 - 16/05/2007)
2002
  • Richard Spare | Kay Spare: Colour & Line, Broxbourne Civic Hall, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire. (22/02/2002 - 15/03/2002)
  • Touring Exhibition: Richard Spare | Kay Spare, CCA Galleries, London. (03/09/2002 - 16/09/2002)
  • Touring Exhibition: Richard Spare | Kay Spare, CCA Galleries, Farnham, Surrey. (21/09/2002 - 04/10/2002)
Group Exhibitions
2020
  • Affordable Art from the Archives, CCA Galleries International, Royal Court Chambers, St Helier, Jersey. (14/02/20 - 05/03/20)
  • Flower Artists, Isetan, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. (18/03/20 - 24/03/20)
  • Invited Artist: #IncarcerationNation curated by Fru Tholstrup, Jane Neal and Andrea Hadley Johnson. In aid of The View Magazine's Summer 2020 Issue. (21/05/2020 - 31/05/2020)
  • Invited Artist: #SophiesPostcard2020. In aid of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. (17/06/2020 - 27/06/2020)
2019
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
2018
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Summer Show, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (04/08/2017 - 01/09/2017)
  • Winter Exhibition, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (08/12/2018 - 12/01/2019)
2017
  • Christmas Exhibition, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (01/11/2017 - 24/12/2017)
  • Winter Exhibition, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (02/12/2017 - 31/12/2017)
2016
  • Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. (17 - 27/11/2016)
  • The Masters: Etching, Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) Annual Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London. (09 - 20/11/2016)
  • Invited Artist: The Original Print Show curated by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (10/09/2016 - 22/10/2016)
  • Winter Exhibition, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (03/12/2016 - 01/01/2017)
2015
  • Invited Artist: Art on a Postcard (AoaP), London. In aid of The Hepatitis C Trust
  • In the Garden, Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill Gardens, West Sussex. (14/03/2015 - 18/04/2015)
  • Invited Artist: Painter Printmakers – The Six Month Launch Exhibition of RA Art Sales, The Keepers House, Royal Academy of Arts, London. (29/10/2014 - 30/04/2015)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Winter Exhibition, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (28/11/2015 - 13/01/2016)
  • Invited Artist: The Original Print Show curated by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (05/09/2015 - 31/10/2015)
2014
  • Invited Artist: Painter Printmakers – The Six Month Launch Exhibition of RA Art Sales, The Keepers House, Royal Academy of Arts, London. (29/10/2014 - 30/04/2015). RA Art Sales – "a new RA initiative where original limited editions and unique works are available for sale onsite and online. Highlights are displayed in biannual selling shows in the Keeper’s House – the first: a wide-ranging exhibition featuring paintings and prints by Academicians and invited artists, exploring how printmaking feeds into painting and vice versa, giving an insight into the creative process."
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Invited Artist: The Assembly House Print Show, Noverre Gallery, Norwich. (10/05/2014 - 28/06/2014)
  • Invited Artist: The Royal Academy of Arts in Yorkshire curated by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Yorkshire. (06/11/2014 - 01/11/2014)
  • Invited Artist: Yvonne Arnaud Art, The Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford. 9th - 24th July. (09/07/2014 - 24/07/2014)
2013
  • Animal Magic, Baxter’s Gallery, Dartmouth. (25/10/2013-14/11/2013)
  • Galerie Audrey Marty, St Malo, Brittany, France. (01/12/2012-31/01/2013)
  • Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. (06/03/2013-17/03/2013)
  • The Shock of the New, Rostra Gallery, Bath. (11/10/2013-04/11/2013)
2012
  • Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Galerie Audrey Marty, St Malo, Brittany, France. (01/12/2012-31/01/2013)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. (28/02/2012-10/03/2013)
  • Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. (01/11/12-11/11/12)
2011
  • Breath of Fresh Air, Byard Art, Cambridge. (26/02/2011-20/03/2011)
  • Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Original Print Show, Gorstella Gallery, Chester. (03/11/2011-13/11/2011)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. (01/03/2011-12/03/2011)
  • Spring Show, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle. (12/03/2011-30/05/2011)
2010
  • Christmas Exhibition, Byard Art, Cambridge.
  • Christmas Exhibition, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.
  • Christmas Exhibition, Kirkdale Bookshop & Gallery, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Summer Holiday, Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley, N. Yorkshire.
2009
  • A Splash of Colour, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds. (04/07/2009 - 31/10/2009)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Royal West of England Academy (RWA) Annual Exhibition, Bristol. (/10/09-/12/09)
2008
  • Originals, Mall Galleries, London. (13/02/2008 - 23/02/2008)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Royal West of England Academy (RWA) Annual Exhibition, Bristol. (26/10/08-14/12/08)
2007
  • Invited Artist: Art for life - 10 Year Anniversary, Christie's, St James', London. (02/04/2007) In aid of Cancer Research UK
  • Originals, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Royal West of England Academy (RWA) Annual Exhibition, Bristol. (21/10/2007 - 12/12/2007)
  • Wildlife, Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley, N. Yorkshire.
2006
  • Chichester Open Art Exhibition, The Chichester Art Trust, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester. (04 - 18/11/2006)
  • Originals, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • The Power of 3, Rostra Gallery, Bath.
2005
  • Animals, Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley, N. Yorkshire.
  • Deck The Walls, Will’s Art Warehouse, London.
  • Invited Artist: Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Images in the City, Geffrye Museum, London. (23/06/2005 - 26/06/2005)
  • Glass Exhibition, Pyramid Gallery, York. (14/05/2005 - 12/07/2005)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Spring Exhibition, Wildwood Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
2004
  • 10 Etchers Etching, Rostra Gallery, Bath. (19/06/2004 - 04/07/2004)
  • Black Swan Arts Open Exhibition, Frome, Somerset.(21/02/2004 - 20/03/2004)
  • Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Flower Power, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London. (21/04/2004 - 10/06/2004)
  • Opening Exhibition, Jenny Granger Gallery, Whitstable, Kent. (16/12/2003 - 31/01/2004)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Rostra Gallery, Bath.
  • Pyramid Gallery, York.
  • Inspires Gallery, .
2003
  • Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Summer Exhibition, Enid Lawson Gallery, London. (29/06/2003 - 31/08/2003)
  • Opening Exhibition, Jenny Granger Gallery, Whitstable, Kent. (16/12/2003 - 31/01/2004)
  • South East Open Print Exhibition, Wyards Printworks, Faversham, Kent. (07/06/2003 - 20/06/2003)
  • Invited Artist: Winter Print Fair, Friends Room, Royal Academy of Arts, London. (04/12/2003 - 18/12/2003)
  • Corporate Connoisseurs Christmas Show, Kensington, London.
2002
  • Art In The Garden, Beatrice Royal Gallery, Hampshire. (23/03/2002 - 02/06/2002)
  • Christmas Show, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London.
  • National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. (20/02/2002 - 02/03/2002)
2001
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
2000
  • Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Envers Chapin Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
  • Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hampshire.
1999
  • Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London.
  • Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.
  • National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • GPA 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Woodlands Gallery, London. (28/11/1999 - 19/12/1999)
1998
  • CCA Galleries, Fulham Road, London. (/05/1998 - /05/1998)
  • Contemporary Print Show, The Barbican Centre, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Summer Exhibition, Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hampshire.
1997
  • Summer Exhibition, Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hampshire.
  • CCA Galleries, Fulham Road, London. (/06/1997 - /06/1997)
  • Contemporary Print Show, The Barbican Centre, London.
  • Invited Artist: Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Invited Artist: Elevation, The Agency, London. (29/03/1997 - 30/03/1997
  • Invited Artist: Goose Green Open coordinated by Tom Phillips CBE RA, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. In aid of The Goose Green Community Centre. (10/10/1997 - 12/10/1997)
  • Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London.
  • Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow.
  • National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
  • Printmakers Council (PmC) National Print Exhibition, The Atrium Gallery - Whiteleys, London.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Invited Artist: South Bank Banner Competition Shortlist Exhibition, The Public Arts Group, South Bank, London.
1996
  • Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London.
  • Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.
  • Summer Exhibition, Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hampshire.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1995
  • Easter Print Exhibition, Lynne Strover Gallery, Cambridge.
  • Christmas Exhibition, The International Art Gallery, Claremont, Western Australia.
1994
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Royal West of England Academy (RWA) Open Print Exhibition, Bristol.
1992
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1990
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1988
  • England/New England Exchange Exhibition.
  • Hope Sufferance Studio, Rotherhithe.
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1987
  • 5th International Exhibition of Graphic Art – Small Graphic Forms, Organised by The City Art Gallery in Łódź, Villa Gallery, Łódź, Poland.
  • 7th Mini Print International of Cadaqués, Association for the Dissemination of International Graphic Arts (ADOGI), Barcelona, Spain.
  • 66th Annual Open Exhibition, Society of Graphic Fine Art (SGFA), London.
  • Athena Art Awards, Barbican Arts Centre, London.
  • Del Bello Second International Miniature Art Exhibition, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
  • Irish Mini Print Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA), Dublin, Ireland.
  • Open Exhibition, Woodlands Art Gallery, London.
  • Printmakers Council (PmC) National Print Exhibition, London.
  • Prints With a Point Hard Times Gallery, Bristol.
  • Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) Annual Exhibition, London.
1986
  • Ninth British International Print Biennale, Cartwright Hall, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums, Bradford. (23/03/1986 - 22/06/1986)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Fourth SPACE International Miniature Print Biennial, Seoul, Korea.
1985
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1983
  • 3rd Mini Print International of Cadaqués, Association for the Dissemination of International Graphic Arts (ADOGI), Barcelona, Spain.
1973
  • Royal Academy of Arts (RA) Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
  • Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) 91st Annual Exhibition, London. (10/03/1973 - 27/03/1973)
Art Fairs
2018
  • Manchester Art Fair, Manchester, United Kingdom. Represented by the Zillah Bell Gallery. (12 – 14/10/2018)
2017
  • Manchester Art Fair, Manchester, United Kingdom. Represented by the Zillah Bell Gallery. (26 – 28/10/2017)
  • Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Represented by the Zillah Bell Gallery. (03 – 05/03/2017)
2016
  • Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Represented by the Zillah Bell Gallery. (05 – 06/03/2016)
2014
  • Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath, London. Represented by Printmakers Inc. (12 – 15/06/2014)
  • Brighton Art Fair, Brighton. (26 – 28/09/2014)
2012
  • Guest International Artist at The Inaugural Toorak Village Art Affair, Melbourne, Australia. (19/10/12 - 11/11/12)
2011
  • JAGS Art Fair, Dulwich, London. (19 – 20/11/2011)
2010
  • JAGS Art Fair, Dulwich, London. (13 – 14/11/2010)
2009
  • JAGS Art Fair, Dulwich, London.
2008
  • JAGS Art Fair, Dulwich, London. (21 – 23/11/2008)
  • Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair, The Sage Gateshead, Gateshead. Represented by Bianco Nero Gallery. (11 – 24/09/2008)
2005
  • Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom. (3 – 6/02/2005)
2004
  • 10th Seoul Print Art Fair, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea. (02 – 11/04/2004)
  • Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London. Represented by The Enid Lawson Gallery. (18 – 21/03/2004)
  • Affordable Art Fair, Bristol. Represented by The Enid Lawson Gallery. (21 – 23/05/2004)
  • Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom. Represented by The Anna Mei Chadwick Gallery
  • British Fair, Umeda Daimaru, Osaka, Japan. Represented by APJ. (01 – 03/10/2004)
  • Chelsea Art Fair, London.
  • Dulwich Art Fair, London.
2003
  • Affordable Art Fair New York City, New York, United States. Represented by The Enid Lawson Gallery
  • Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom. Represented by The Anna Mei Chadwick Gallery
2002
  • Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom.
  • Birmingham Spring Art Fair, Birmingham. Represented by CCA Galleries
2001
  • International Artexpo New York, Jacob K Javits Convention Center – New York NY, United States. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • AAF – The First Affordable Art Fair, West Bath, Avon, United Kingdom. Represented by CCA Galleries. (12 – 15/07/2001)
  • Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom.
  • Birmingham Spring Art Fair, Birmingham. Represented by CCA Galleries
2000
  • International Artexpo California, San Francisco CA, United States. Represented by CCA Galleries. (2 – 5/11/2000)
  • International Artexpo New York, Jacob K Javits Convention Center – New York NY, United States. Represented by CCA Galleries. (9 – 13/03/2000)
  • Atlanta Art Fair, Atlanta GA, United States. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Las Vegas Art Fair, Las Vegas NV, United States. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Birmingham Spring Art Fair, Birmingham. Represented by CCA Galleries
1999
  • AAF – The First Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London. Represented by CCA Galleries. (28 – 31/10/1999)
  • Art ‘99, Islington, London. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Birmingham Spring Art Fair, Birmingham. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Mode, Business Design Centre, Islington, London. Represented by CCA Galleries
1998
  • Art ‘98, Islington, London. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Birmingham Spring Art Fair, Birmingham. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • 3rd Annual Chelsea Art Fair, London. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Glasgow Art Fair, Glasgow. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Greenwich Theatre Art Fair, London.
1997
  • Art ‘97, Islington, London. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Birmingham Spring Art Fair, Birmingham. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • Chelsea Art Fair, London. Represented by CCA Galleries
  • The International Works on Paper Fair, The Mitchell Galleries, State-Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Publications - Monographs and Collaborations
  • Cover illustration ('Snowdrop') for poetry publication: Iron String, A. Lighthart, Airlie Press, Oregon, USA. 1 October 2013. ISBN 098210667X
  • 'Rowing Boat I' reproduced to exemplify a drypoint in Etching – a guide to traditional techniques, A. Smith, The Crowood Press, 2004. ISBN 1861265972
  • Richard Spare – Printmaker, Beatrice Royal Contemporary Art & Craft, The Beatrice Royal Art Gallery, Tramman Trust, 2000.
  • Galerie d'Amour, J. Powls, Poetry@MMD, 1998. ISBN 0953478505 Illustrated by Richard Spare and Kay Spare.
Bibliography

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