Richard Galpin British, b. 1975

Richard Galpin abstracts photographs of the urban landscape by destroying or constructing their surfaces through cutting and excising or sanding and varnishing. Since 2016, he has been involved in several public art projects related to food sustainability and social connectedness. Solo exhibitions include Franklin Art Works (MN), Brancolini Grimaldi Arte Contemporanea (Rome), Galeria Leme (São Paulo) and Hales Gallery (London). Select group exhibitions include the British Museum (London), Norton Art Museum (Palm Beach), Marlborough Chelsea, and Museum of Contemporary Art Lima (Peru). In 2010, the artist's first major public commission, Viewing Station, was realized at The High Line (NY). Galpin's work can be found in esteemed collections including the British Government Art Collection (UK), British Museum (UK), Victoria & Albert Museum (UK), RISD (US) and Deutsche Bank. He holds a BFA from the University of the West of England and a MFA from Goldsmiths College, London. Galpin lives and works in London.