Recent Exhibitions


5 March – 25 June 2020

A price list and catalogue is available on request


Ray Richardson B.A.  A.R.E.

1964 Born Woolwich Dockyard, London


1984-87 Goldsmiths BA Fine Art

1983-84 St Martin’s School of Art Foundation Course



2012 Artist in Residence Eton College

2012 Founders Painting Prize ING Discerning Eye

2007 Association of Painter Printmakers A.R.E.

2002 British Council Award

1999 British Council Award

1990 BP Portrait Award Commendation

1989 British Council Award


Selected collections/commissions

British Museum, London

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Fondation Carmignac, Paris

The National Portrait Gallery, London

London Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Pallant House Museum, Chichester

De Beers Diamond Trading Co., London

Kasen Summer Collection, Connecticut & New York

Isle of Man Government Collection, Isle of Man

Royal Overseas League Collection, Edinburgh

St George’s Hospital Trust Collection, London

Ingram Collection, London

University of Warwick Collection, Warwick

Ruth Borchard Collection, London


Selected Exhibitions


 London Is Up For Grabs – Beaux Arts, London



Brother From Another Mother – drawings with Mark Hampson, Ben Oakley Gallery, London

 Same Meat Different Gravy – Zedes Art Gallery, Brussels

…And I Live By The River – Zedes Art Gallery, Brussels



Made in London – Beaux Arts, London



Country Got Soul – Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow

Jeux Sans Frontières – with Guy Denning, Galerie Raison d’Art, Lille



Fablon – with David Bray, Ben Oakley and Guy Denning, Ben Oakley Galley, London

You Caught Me Smilin’ Again – Zedes Art Gallery, Brussels

The Outer Limits – Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg

Still Life – Style of Life – Former Galerie Alain Blondel Artists, Beauborg24, Paris

London Soul – Beaux Arts Gallery, London


Linolcut – with Picasso, Peter Blake, Sol LeWitt, Wayne Thiebaud and Gary Hume, Paul Stolper Gallery, London

Art Car Boot Fair – with Art On a Postcard, London & Margate

Kevin Foursauds – with David Bray, Ben Oakley and Guy Denning, Ben Oakley Galley, London

Reality: Modern and Comtemporary British Painting – The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool


The Jack Lord – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

Reality: Modern and Comtemporary British Painting – The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich

I Get Along – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Kevin Threesauds Room To Let – with Ben Oakley and David Bray, Ben Oakley Gallery, London


The Dog and Crow – with Guy Denning – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

Kevin Threesauds – with Ben Oakley and David Bray – Ben Oakley Gallery, London


Keep The Faith – The Drawing Schools, Eton College

Everything Is Everything – Beaux Arts London, London

Homecookin’ – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

BP Portrait Award – National Portrait Gallery, London

Londons Topdog – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

Never Promised Poundland – with Cathie Pilkington and Mark Hampson No Format Gallery, London


Londons No.One – Ben Oakley Gallery, London

L’ironie du Sort – Boycott Gallery, Brussels


Just A Little Pinch Of London – Advanced Graphics, London

Music For Pleasure – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

Southern Comfort – Boycott Gallery, Brussels


Leftfield – Eleven Fine Art, London

Rare Prints – Advanced Graphics, London

A to Z – Boycott Gallery, Brussels


Ordinary People – New Arts Gallery, Connecticut

An English Phenomenon – Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Los Angeles

Not A Lot To Do – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Lazy Sunday – Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle upon Tyne


Days Like These – Fabien Fryns Gallery, Marbella

Storyville – Advanced Graphics, London


Short Stories – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

Views From My Island – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Absolute Richardson – Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle upon Tyne


All Around The World – Fabien Fryns Gallery, Marbella

England Away with Mark Hampson – Gallery Aoyama, Tokyo

A London Film – Advanced Graphics, London


Out Of Town – Boycott Gallery, Brussels


London Calling – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Jigsaw Puzzle – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris


OKUK with Mark Hampson – Gallery Aoyama & Laforet Museum, Tokyo

MFSB – Beaux Arts, London


Tender Moments – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

The Circus Comes To Town – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris

In Search Of A New Land – Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles

The Morecambe And Wise Show – with Mark Hampson, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow


One Man On A Trip – Beaux Arts, London

The Luckiest Man In Two Shoes – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris


The Last Laughers – Boycott Gallery, Brussels


Oostenders – Beaux Arts, London


RA Summer Show – Royal Academy, London

Eastenders – Hunt Jennings Gallery, London


Good Old England – Boycott Gallery, Brussels

Coals To Newcastle – Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow

The Odd Man Out – Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris


BP Portrait Award – National Portrait Gallery, London

The Sporting Life – Galerie 31 Lille


The Cat In The Hat – Boycott Gallery, Brussels


The John Player Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London


Selected TV, Radio and Film

2019 Listed Londoner – BBC Radio London Robert Elms Show

2018 BBC Radio London Robert Elms Show

2016 Our Side Of The Water – Internationally award-winning film directed by Nina Degraeve

2016 BBC Radio London Robert Elms Show

2015 Art Car Boot Fair – Interview with London Live News

2012 Londons No.One – Shortlisted Edge Of the City Film Festival – Total Thrive Productions

2005 From the Artist’s Studio – BBC Radio 3

2004 Robert Elms Show – BBC Radio London

2004 Reflections – Film made by Ray Richardson and Glen Maxwell in association with Deptford Albany, London

2001 Titian – National Gallery, London

1999 Robert Elms Show – BBC Radio London

1997 & 1999 – Oil on Canvas BBC Productions/Arts Council of Great Britain for BBC 2

1998 Soccerarti – BFI Productions for LWT and CHANNEL 4

1993 Robert Elms Show GLR Radio London