“A work of art can only be comprehended by looking at it and no description is a substitute for this”  Gervase of Canterbury c. 1141–1210

b. 1956, studied: Portsmouth College of Art, UK 1974-77  

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS   2015 Continuous Now Tarpey Gallery, Castle Donington; New Works by Richard Devereux Galleri Mjøsvågen, Hosanger, Norway; 2014 Encounters Roselidden Centre for Reflection and Creativity; 2013 New Works Showing Space, Lincoln; 2012 Encounters Take Precedence Courtyard Gallery, The Collection, Lincoln; 2007 This is Our Intense Desire Bend in the River, Gainsborough; 2005 Works: 1995-2005 Bend in the River, Gainsborough; 2004 Shadows and Other Works Maltby Art, Winchester; 2003 Seeing Silence Atrium Gallery Bournemouth University; 2003 Recent Works Maltby Contemporary Art, Winchester;  2002 Silent Portals Yorkshire Sculpture Park; 2001 Gathering Light Maltby Contemporary Art, Winchester; 2000 Thresholds Hart Gallery, London; 1998 Source Hart Gallery, London; 1997 Casting Visions Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham; 1995 Primordium Cairn Gallery, Gloucestershire; 1994 In Stillness and In Silence The Gallery in Cork Street, London; 1994 In Stillness and In Silence, Usher Gallery, Lincoln; 1989 Beyond the Hall of Dreams New Art Centre, London; 1988 On Sacred Ground Cairn Gallery, Gloucestershire; 1987 Assembled Rites Artsite, Bath; 1984 Circles Usher Gallery, Lincoln; 1980 Recent Works Hiscock Gallery, Portsmouth

SELECTED MIXED EXHIBITIONS   2017 Aesthetica Art Prize (longlist) York UK;  2015 Nottingham Castle Open Nottingham UK; WORKS: Hannah Devereux | Richard Devereux Showing Space, Lincoln; Tarpey Gallery Castle Donington; 2012 Midlands Open, Tarpey Gallery, Castle Donington; 2011 Reading Pictures Vanerbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, USA; Drawing Connections Siena Art Institute, Italy; Surface Gallery Open Nottingham; 2008 New Acquisitions Usher Gallery, Lincoln; Art Loan Collection Bournemouth University; 2007 Art Loan Collection Bournemouth University; Lacerta private gallery, Dorset; 2006 Lacerta private gallery, Dorset; 2002 The Artist’s House New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire; 2001 Drawing on Our Past Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham; 2001 Within a Distant Prospect Harewood House, Leeds; 1999 Peter Bartlow Gallery Chicago, USA; 1999 Art 99 Miami, USA; 1998 20th Century British Art Fair RCA, London; 1997 Distance and Proximity Cheltenham Art Gallery; 1997 Elemental Visions Winchester Contemporary Art; 1997 Art 28! Basel, Switzerland; 1996 Art 27! Basel, Switzerland; Travaux Publics Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum and Peninsula Gallery, Holland; 1995 Art 26! Basel, Switzerland; Alchemy Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery and Ickworth House, Suffolk; 1994 Arco Madrid, Spain; 1994 Art 25! Basel, Switzerland; 1992 The Solstice Cairn Gallery, Gloucestershire; 1990 The Journey Usher Gallery and Lincoln Cathedral; 1988–05 New Art Centre Roche Court, Wiltshire

BIBLIOGRAPHY (selected) 2017 Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 http://www.coeval-magazine.com/coeval/richard-devereuxAften Posten 9. August (Norway); Bergens Tidende Søndag Kultur & Debatt, 9. August (Norway); Bygdanytt Frå Tate til Møsvågen, 7 August (Norway); 2008 Landscape for Art Yorkshire Sculpture Park ISBN 1871480620, Lynne Green; Silent Portals The Times, 3 March, Amber Cowen's Best Exhibitions; 1999 House and Gardens Vol 54, No 5; 1998 20th Century British Art Fair RCA; Casting Visions (catalogue) ISBN 0-900943-98-X; Travaux Publics Peninsula Gallery and Van Abbemuseum, Holland, ISBN 90-74806-09-0; 1994 In Stillness and In Silence (catalogue) ISBN 0-948265-99-X; 1991 Stone Paces Mary Sara, Contemporary Art, Vol 2, No 3; 1990 The Journey Lincolnshire County Council, ISBN 0-948265-99-X; 1987 Assembled Rites, works by RD (limited edition artists' book)

COLLECTIONS   Bodlian Library, Oxford; Bournemouth University; Chelsea School of Art, London; Huddersfield Art Gallery, Manchester Metroplitan University; The National Library of Wales; The National Trust; The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; Tate Gallery, London; Cambridge University Library; Usher Gallery, Lincoln; Wright Vigar, Lincoln; Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield  CANADA Vancouver Art Gallery; HOLLAND Stedelijk Van Abbenmuseum, Eindhoven; JAPAN Tsukuba Dojo, Ibaraki Prefecture; USA e Harvard Univeresity, massachusetts; New York City Public Library; Sackner Archive, Miami Florida; Vanderbilt University Nashville

RESIDENCIES  2002, JAPAN Hitsuzendo, under the tutelage of Terayama Tanchu Sensei; 2015 RESIDE RESIDENCY (virtual)