Richard Zeiss

Richard Zeiss

born 1970 in Vienna, lives and works in London

Qualifications and training

2013 – 2015                    MPhil in Painting, Royal College of Art, London
2005 – 2006                    MA Fine Art, Byam Shaw at Central Saint Martins, London
2000 – 2003                    BA Fine Art, Fr. Kunstakademie Rhein, Essen & Krefeld
1997 – 1999                    MBA, IESE Barcelona
1989 – 1993                    MSc, University of Vienna, Vienna

Selected Exhibitions     

Members’ Show, Temporary Arts Project, Southend-on-Sea
Duck and Rabbit, NN Contemporary Art Northampton, Northampton
Summer Salon, Angus Hughes Gallery, London
Surface, Materiality, Space, Hockney Gallery, London
Re: SEARCH, Dyson Gallery, London
Dromology, South Square Centre, Thornton/Bradford
Sequences, Galerie Asbaek, Asbaek Showroom, Kopenhagen
Guangdong Reel, Da Wang Culture Highland, Shenzhen
10/4, Galerie Asbæk, AAC, Copenhagen
Zurück zum Paradies, Werftart/Kunst im Hafen e.V., Düsseldorf 
The Speed of Light, Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna        
Frieze Art Fair 2010, Georg Kargl Fine Arts @ Frieze, London
Art/Value/Currency (part 2),
Eastern District, New York
Summer Salon, The Islington Art Factory, London
How beautiful ugliness is, The Red Gate Gallery, London
Art/Value/Currency (part 1), The Bunker Gallery, London
London International Creative Competition (LICC) Show, London
ARCO 2009, Georg Kargl Fine Arts @ ARCO, Madrid 
This Is Happening, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Breaking the mould picking up the fragments, Front Projects, London

Competitions and Awards
Battersea Power Station Show Award, Battersea Arts Centre, London
Artist in residence, Can Xalant, Centre de Creació i Pensament Contemporani, Mataró
Full grant – AIR, Da Wang Culture Highland Artist Residency, Shenzhen
2010  & 2012        
Artist grant – Artist in residence 03/10 & 02/12, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson/VT
LICC (London International Creative Competition) Award 2009
Sovereign European Art Prize 2006/07, Finalist, Rochelle School, London