Richard Rigg British, b. 1980


Born 1980 Perith, Cumbria, UK.

2001-2005 BA(hons) Fine Art, Newcastle University


Solo Exhibitions


Reoccurring Rose Garden, Workplace London, London, UK
Mirror Images in Art and Medicine, Berlin Museum of Medical History, Berlin, DE

LACUNA, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK



The Inhabitant of the Watchtower, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, California, USA

2012 LONDON ART NOW, Lodge Park, Gloucestershire, UK


Holography, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Performance - Ballade op.23 (without words), Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Selected Group Exhibitions


I'M TEN, IMT Gallery, London, UK

Afternoon Distance, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK



Chance Finds Us, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK



be like water, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

The Difference Loom, Iziko South African National Gallery, South Africa



20/12 London Art Now, Lodge Park, Gloucestershire, UK

Laura Lancaster and Richard Rigg, Expo Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA

Glamourie, PSL, Leeds, UK

Quiet Works, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, USA



Northern Art Prize 2011, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK

ROTATE, Contemporary Arts Society & Shortlist Media, London, UK

Broken Fall (organic), Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna, Italy



NADA Art Fair with Workplace Gallery, Miami, USA

Manchester Contemporary with Workplace Gallery, UK

Brick by Brick, xsite Architecture, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Cage Mix: Sculpture & Sound, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

The Glass Delusion, The National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK


Suns Neither Rise Nor Set, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Solo presentations, Zoo Art Fair, London, UK
Zoo Art Fair, with Workplace Gallery, London, UK
Morphic Resonance, PSL, Leeds, UK
Explum 09, Murica, SPAIN


TOMORROW THE FUTURE, Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton, UK
Draw a Line, Follow it, Allenheads Contemporary Arts, UK
King Fisher's Tales, Union Gallery, London, UK
Explum 08, Murica, Spain


Zoo Art Fair, Royal Academy, London, UK
Traumaqueen, Athens, Greece
Moved, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Textual Healing, The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK


Formal Dining, Hales Gallery, London, UK
Coales to London, Temporary Exhibition Space, Carnaby Street, London, UK
Normalife Unlimited 6, Neal's Yard, London, UK


Everything Must Go Part 1, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
The Space Between The Sole And The Heel, Globe Gallery. North Shields, UK
Degree Show 05.  Newcastle University Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Part 2   Normalife, 267 Cradlewell Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK



Visual Artist of the Year 2012, The Journal Culture Awards




Progressive Collection, USA

Private Collections, UK, Europe, USA