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Richard Grayson

Richard Grayson is a Visiting Tutor (BFA Studio Practice) at the Ruskin.

Richard Grayson works as an artist, curator and writer with a particular interest in the way that we construct systems of belief and how those systems determine our reading of the world. Recent solo exhibitions include The Magpie Index Matts Gallery London, 2012 and The Golden Space City of God, Kunst Museum Thurgau Switzerland 2011 and Matts Gallery 2009, and a five year retrospective of his work at The De La Warr Pavilion, 2010. Group exhibitions include the 2010 Sydney Biennale, and Choral Visual, Siemens Foundation Casa de la Cultura, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2009

He was curator of the 2002 Sydney Biennale, The World May Be Fantastic; A Secret Service: art concealment compulsion Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition 2006 and Polytechnic, Raven Row 2010.

He was a founder member of the Basement Group 1979-1984 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, an artist’s collective that made and represented time-based and performance practice

Writings on artists include: Susan Hiller Kunsthalle Nuremberg 2011, Mark Wallinger, Aargauer Kunsthaus Rignier 2008 Switzerland and Mike Nelson:.Koenig Books 2006. reprinted in Ruins ed Brian Dillon MIT Press Boston and Whitechapel Gallery

He is represented by Matts Gallery London and Yuill/Crowley Sydney.