Biography

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Richard Nott gained his Fine Art degree at Lancashire Polytechnic and his MA in fine art at Reading University.In 1985 he acted as an assistant to Andy Goldsworthy on site-specific sculptures in the Lake District. He was gallery assistant at the Royal Academy from 1986-7 and at Oldham Art Gallery from 1991-2. He won the South West Arts Visual Arts and Photography Award in 1994. He gained a residency at the 12th International Weeks of Painting in 1999 and exhibited the work produced in Austria and Slovenia. He was selected for the ‘Art Now Cornwall’ exhibition at the Tate St Ives and is an elected member of the Newlyn Society of Arts. His work is in numerous private art collections worldwide.

Richard nott
6 Porthmeor Studios
Back road West
St Ives
Cornwall
TR261NG
richardnottartist@gmail.com

CHRONOLOGY
1983-1985 BA Fine Arts, First Class Honours, Lancashire Polytechnic
1985 Assistant to Andy Goldsworthy on site-specific sculptures in the Lake District
1987-1989 MA Fine Arts, Reading University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 ‘Histolysis’ Millennium Gallery, St Ives
2012 ‘Unearthed’ Millennium Gallery, St Ives
2010 ‘Cipher’ Millennium Gallery, St Ives
2008 ‘Relic’ New Millennium Gallery, St Ives
2006 ‘Richard Nott’ Dean Clough, Halifax
2005 ‘Platform’ 102 Gallery Shoreditch
2001 ‘Transitions’ Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 ‘Art 14’ Olympia, London
2013 ‘London Art Fair’, Islington, London
2013 ‘Cornwall Art Biennale’, Truro
2012 ‘London Art Fair’, Islington London
2007 ‘Art Now Cornwall’, Tate gallery, St Ives
2007 ‘St Ives 1997-2007’ Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff
2001 ‘Richard Nott, Sax Impey and Ged Quinn’, Fermyn Woods Contemporary Art, Kettering, Northants
1994 ‘New Art in the Southwest – Eight Selected Artists from the South West’, Spacex Art Gallery, Exeter, Devon
1994 ‘Richard Nott and Philip Smith’, Alternative Art Gallery, London

AWARDS
1994 South West Arts Visual Arts and Photography Award

RESIDENCIES
1999 12th International Weeks of Painting, Slovenia, organised by the Keleia Foundation. Twelve artists from Europe working in Piran in Slovenia; work produced exhibited in Austria and Slovenia. Richard Nott was recommended for this residency by Mike Tooby, then curator at Tate St Ives.

PUBLICATIONS
1996 Drawing towards the End of the Century, Newlyn Society of Artists
1999 Telekomovi Mednarodni Slikarski Tedni
Catalogue for 12th International Painting Weeks

Richard Nott’s work forms part of many National and International collections and is currently represented by the Millennium Gallery St Ives.