BIOGRAPHY

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.



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EDUCATION / RESIDENCIES / AWARDS / PUBLICATIONS

1983-85
B.A (Hons) Fine Art, Lancashire Polytechnic

1985
Assistant to Andy Goldsworthy

1987-89
MA Fine Arts, Reading University

1994
Southwest Arts, Visual Arts and Photography Award

1996
Drawing Towards the end of the Century, NSA Publications

1999
12th International Weeks of Painting, Residency, Keleia Foundation, Slovenia
Telekomovi Mednarodni Slikarski Tedni, Exhibition Catalogue

2002
ARTNSA, NSA Publications

2003
New Paintings, Exhibition Catalogue, New Millennium Gallery

2007
The St Ives School 1997 - 2007, Exhibition Catalogue
Art Now Cornwall, Tate Publications

2008
Richard Nott, Exhibition Catalouge, New Millennium Gallery

2010
Cipher, Exhibition Catalogue, Millennium

2012
Unearthed, Exhibition Catalogue, Millennium


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012
Unearthed, Millennium

2010
Cipher, Millennium

2008
Richard Nott, New Millennium Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall

2006
Richard Nott, Dean Clough, Halifax, Yorkshire

2005
Platform, One’O’Two Gallery, London

2003
New Paintings, New Millennium Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall

2001
Transition, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall


SELECTED MIXED EXHIBITIONS

2009-2012
Mixed Winter Exhibition, Millennium

2007
Art Now Cornwall, St. Ives
The St Ives School, Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff

2002
Constructed, Newlyn Art Gallery

2001
Richard Nott, Sax Impey & Ged Quinn, Fermyn Woods Contemporary Art

1998
Common Ground, Richard Nott & Sax Impey, Book Gallery, St. Ives

1997
Landmarks, Richard Nott, Sax Impey & Carole McDowall, Cafe Gallery, London

1996
Drawing Towards the End of the Century, Newlyn Art Gallery

1994
Richard Nott & Philip Smith, Alternative Art Gallery, London
New Art in the South West, Eight Selected Artists, Spacex Gallery, Exeter