© 2019 Richard Black

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Education

2015 BFA Sculpture Academy of Art University

Awards

2013 Academy of Art University Spring Show, Best Figurative Sculpture

2014 Academy of Art University Spring Show, Best in Show 3rd place, Sculpture

2014 Academy of Art University Spring Show, Schifrin-Falkenberg Award for Sculptural Excellence

2015 Academy of Art University Spring Show, Best Interpretive Sculpture

Group Exhibitions

2012 Academy of Art University Spring Show, The Cannery, San Francisco, CA, FASCU

 

2013 Academy of Art University Spring Show, The Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, FASCU

 

2014 Academy of Art University Spring Show, 2225 Jerrold Ave, San Francisco, CA, FASCU

 

2014 Bijou, 518 Valencia, San Francisco, CA, Faction

 

2015 Academy of Art University Spring Show, 2225 Jerrold Ave, San Francisco, CA, FASCU

 

2015 Skin, Warehouse 416, Oakland, CA, City Sessions

 

2016 Academy of Art University Spring Show, 2225 Jerrold Ave, San Francisco, CA, FASCU

 

2016 Sugar and Spice, 49 Geary St, San Francisco, CA.

 

2016 Sacred and Profane, Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA.

 

2017 CCACA, AAU Gallery, Boyscout Cabin, Davis, CA.

 

2017 Evidence of a Shared Life, The Atelier Gallery, 79 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA.

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2016 Do What Thou Wilt, Cannery Galleries, 2801 Leavenworth, San Francisco, CA

 

Bibliography

 

Gwen Pier, "The Academy of Art University Hosts VIP Preview of Spring Show," Sculpture Review, Summer 13 Vol. LXII No.2, 32.

 

Pete Vilmur, “Student Profiles: Richard Black,” Sculpture School Daily, Oct 2013, sculptureschooldaily.com

Professional Experience

Owner of Brickhouse Sculpture, Mar 1, 2017-Present, Art Studio, Sculpture Classes, Richmond, CA

 

Artist Assistant to Jonathan Russell, Sept 2016-Present, Welding/Fabrication/Installation of public art/sculpture projects. Berkeley, CA

 

ARC Tutor, AAU, Sept 2016-Present, Provide tutoring to sculpture students at FASCU, San Francisco, CA

 

Mold Making Workshops, Jun 2015-Present, Teach students to waste mold portraits, Richmond, CA

 

Artist Assistant to Wayne Shaffer, Jan 2014-2016, Bronze Casting/Finishing, Oakland, CA

 

Artist Assistant to Cedric Wentworth, Jun-Aug 2014, Bronze Casting/Finishing, “Apocalypse Angel”