Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Education:
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.

 

Exhibitions:

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 - 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.

 

Residencies:

2019 - The Merz Barn, Ambleside, Cumbria.

2019 - The Whitaker, Rawtenstall, East Lancashire.

 

Awards:

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.

Published Work:

2020 - Peel Park (painting) - Penny Thoughts, zine, Manchester.

2020 - Lockdown Landscapes - #6 Nature - DrawnPoorly Zine  https://drawnpoorlyzine.bigcartel.com/

2020 - Living Artists Magazine - Issue 1 - Religion & Spirituality  https://www.livingartistsmag.com/zines

Work Experience:

2019 - Bisdaq, Wigan Borough: Freelance Photographer.

2018 - The Angel Centre, Salford:  Art Workshop Facilitator.

2018 - The Old Courts, Wigan:  Art Workshop Facilitator.

 

Volunteer Work:

2017 - Fire Garden project with Walk the Plank - Peel Park, Salford.

2016 - 2018 - Volunteer Invigilator - The Old Courts, Wigan.

© 2020 Richard James Benbow

Appley Bridge, England, UK

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