Richard Billingham

1970
Born 25th September

1997
Won the Citigroup Photography Prize (now known as the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize)

1998
Billingham's film Fishtank, produced by Artangel and filmmaker Adam Curtis, is broadcast on BBC2

2001
Shortlisted for the Turner Prize
Glen Dimplex Artist Award Shortlist, IMMA, Dublin

2002
Sargant Fellowship, British School in Rome

2003
Commissioned by arts organisation, The Public to take photographs of the Black Country
ArtSway Residency, New Forest, Hampshire
Virtually Real, Artist's commission, Half Tone Press, Norfolk
Wonders of the Black Country, Jubilee Arts, West Midlands
Prince of Wales Bursary for the Arts, Athens

2004
Artist in Residence, VIVID, Birmingham

2012
Appointed Professor in the Creative Industries, Middlesex University
Artist in Residence Programme, National Art School, Sydney

Education:

Bournville College of Art
1991- 1994- Billingham graduated from the University of Sunderland with a degree in Painting
Billingham now lectures in Fine Art Photography at the University of Gloucestershire

Selected Exhibitions:

1994
Who's Looking at the Family?, Barbican Art Gallery, London

1996
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
New Photography 12, Museum of Modern Art, New York

1997
Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, The Royal Academy of Art, London

1999
British School in Rome, Rome

2000
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

2001
Venice Biennale
Give and Take, Serpentine Gallery, London
I am a Camera, Saatchi Gallery, London
Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate, London
Emotional Ties, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

2002
Intimacy, The Lowry, Salford
In the Freud Museum, Freud Museum, London
Location, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London

2003
New Pictures, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
A Bigger Splash: British Art from Tate 1960 - 2003, PavilhLucas Nogueira Garcez, SPaulo

2004
The House In The Middle, Photoworks, Brighton

2005
Black Country, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Radical and Modest, Ben Uri Gallery, London
Picture of Britain, Tate Britain, London
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris

2006
Zoo, Compton Verney Art Gallery, Warwickshire
Responding to Rome, Estorick Collection London
Making History: Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to Now, Tate Liverpool

2007
Constable Country, Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich
People, Places, Animals, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
7th International Photo Triennial, Esslingen

2009
Black Country, The Public, West Bromwich
Undeniably Me: 1309 Faces, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

2010
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London
British Photography from the '70s and '80s, Krakow Photomonth 2010 Festival, Krakow,
Face History, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

2011
Ray's a Laugh/ New Work, Guernsey Photography Festival
Moving Portraits, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea
The Witching Hour: Darkness and the Architectural Uncanny, PM Gallery & House, London

2012
Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present, National Gallery, London
Photo Espana, International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts, Spain
Observers: British Photography and the British Scene (From the 1920s to Now),
Galeria de Arte do Sesi, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2014
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham


Publications:

Ray's a Laugh, Scalo, Zurich, 1996
Black Country: Richard Billingham, The Public, 2003
Landscapes 2001-2003: Richard Billingham, Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2008

Collections:

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The Metropolitan Museum, New York
Victorian and Albert Museum, London
Tate, London

Richard Billingham

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