September 2020 - September 2022: The University of Salford - MA Contemporary Art
September 2017 - July 2020: The University of Salford - BA Hons Fine Art - First-Class Honours
September 2016 - June 2017: Wigan & Leigh College - Art Foundation - Distinction.
2021 - Arcadia - Virtual Exhibition - https://www.curatingfutures.com - Online
2021 - The Stable Gallery - www.instagram.com/thestable_gallery - Online
2021 - Alone, Together - Virtual Exhibition - https://alonetogetherve.wixsite.com/exhibition?utm_campaign= - Online
2021 - Restriction Exhibition - Correspondence Collective/ Clayhill Arts (Somerset) - www.clayhillarts.co.uk/restriction-exhibition - Online
2021 - VCZ Gallery - www.instagram.com/vczgallery - Online
2021 - Abstract Muse in Togetherness of Diversity - https://musebuz.com/project/abstract-muse-in-togetherness-of-divesity/ - Online
2021 - The Virtual Art Fair ( 4th Edition) - https://www.thevirtualartfair.co.uk/artists - Online
2021 - https://www.happenstance.io/richard-benbow - Online
2020 - 2020 Exhibition - www.instagram.com/supportingarts - Online
2020 - CBM Galleries - www.instagram.com/acardboardmonkey - Online
2020 - Online Festive Makers Market - https://blogs.salford.ac.uk/windows-of-opportunity/2020/12/04/richard-benbow-paintings/ - Online
2020 - www.instagram.com/chromazone_mag - Online
2020 - www.instagram.com/doityourway_art - Online
2020 - www.instagram.com/thesocialdistanceartproject - Online
2020 - CuratorSpace and The State Of The Arts online art fair - www.thestateofthearts.co.uk/curatorspace-exhibition/ - Online
2020 - Happenstance IO - Landscape/Abstract Exhibitions - https://www.happenstance.io/artists - Online
2020 - We have Landed - The Village Gallery, Shevington, Wigan
2020 - The Virtual Art Fair - www.thevirtualartfair.co.uk - Online
2020 - Gradcurate - gradcurate.co.uk/ - www.instagram.com/gradcurate - Online
2020 - Sydenham Virtual Arts Trail - https://sydenhamarts.co.uk/artist/richard-james-benbow/ - Online
2020 - University of Salford - https://blogs.salford.ac.uk/windows-of-opportunity/student-work/fine-art/richard-benbow/
2020 - Social Distance Abstract - www.instagram.com/socialdistanceabstract - Online
2020 - 34GB Exhibition - https://www.34gbexhibition.co.uk/ - Online
2020 - Isolation Inspirations - https://westartcollective.com/exhibitions West Art Collective - Online
2020 - The Social Distance Art Project - https://www.thesocialdistanceartproject.co.uk/gallery1 - Online
2020 - The Artistry of Japan - Salford Museum & Art Gallery.
2019 - Sculpture Procession/Intervention/Happening/Exhibition - Peel Park, Salford.
2019 - 20:20 Print Exchange - Hotbed Press & Tour.
2019 - Acquired Exhibition - Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Salford.
2019 - The Howarth Life Drawing Series Exhibition - The Old Fire Station Salford.
2018 - The Salford Open - Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Salford.
2018 - One (Level 4 Exhibition) - Paradise Works Exhibition.
2018 - The Howarth Life Drawing Series Exhibition - The Old Fire Station, Salford
2018 - Group Exhibition - Caffe Dolce, Southport.
2018 - 20:20 Print Exchange - Hotbed Press & Tour.
2017 - Open Studios Exhibition - Cross St Arts, Wigan.
2017 - Group Exhibition - Caffe Dolce , Southport.
2017 - 20:20 Print Exchange - Hotbed Press & Tour
2017 - Lancashire Open Exhibition- Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk - Commended.
2017 - Solo Exhibition - The Village Gallery, Shevington, Wigan.
2017 - Distant Shores - The Waterfront Arts Project, Southport.
2017 - Foundation Art Show - Wigan & Leigh College.
2017 - Mind & Movement - The Waterfront Arts Project, Southport.
2017 - Beyond the Obvious - The Waterfront Arts Project, Southport.
2016 - The Unfinished Truth - The Waterfront Arts Project, Southport.
2016 - Macmillan Pop-up-Shop - Southport.
2016 - Elements - The Waterfront Arts Project, Southport.
2015 - Macmillan Pop-up-Shop - Southport.
2014 - The Recovery Awards - UCLAN, Preston.
2014 - Story Time Festival II - Antwerp Mansion, Manchester.
2013 - Story Time Festival - Antwerp Mansion, Manchester.
2012 -Tune In & Be Heard - Antwerp Mansion, Manchester.
2012 - Turnpike Open Exhibition - Leigh.
2019 - The Merz Barn, Ambleside, Cumbria.
2019 - The Whitaker, Rawtenstall, East Lancashire.
2018 - Howarth Life Drawing Prize - 1st Prize.
2017 - Lancashire Open Exhibition - Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk – commended.
2016, 2017, 2018 - Parbold Village Show - 1st Prize & The May Blake Cup.
2020 - Herons Wharf - The Language of Lockdown - The Old Courts, Wigan.
2020 - Living Artists Magazine - Issue 1 - Religion & Spirituality https://www.livingartistsmag.com/zines
2020 - Lockdown Landscapes - #6 Nature - DrawnPoorly Zine https://drawnpoorlyzine.bigcartel.com/
2020 - Peel Park (painting) - Penny Thoughts, zine, Manchester.
2019 - Bisdaq, Wigan Borough: Freelance Photographer.
2018 - The Angel Centre, Salford: Art Workshop Facilitator.
2018 - The Old Courts, Wigan: Art Workshop Facilitator.
2021 - Open Eye Gallery
2017 - Fire Garden project with Walk the Plank - Peel Park, Salford.
2016 - 2018 - Volunteer Invigilator - The Old Courts, Wigan.