Ali Richards (1979 – UK)

Richards studied Fine Art at Kingston University in England. She has completed several international residencies and fellowships, working with isolated communities in Canada and the US. It was during her fellowship at the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, she completed an extensive body of work documenting the devastation caused by Californian Wildfires. She has exhibited in numerous group shows and photography festivals and is the recipient of many international photography prizes including the emerging photographers prizem Flash Forward by Magenta Publishing. Her work is collected widely in the US and Europe and sold at auction.

Group Exhibitions
2010 ‘Flash Forward 2010’  Toronto, CA.
2010 ‘Foto8 Summershow 2010’  Host Gallery, London. UK
2010 ‘Siege’ Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA. US
2009 ‘Residency Project II’ Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA. US
2009 ‘Seen but not Heard’ Hereford Photography Festival, UK.
2008 ‘Borderspaces’ Schwartz Gallery, Hackney Wick, London.UK
2008 ‘Flash Forward 2008’ Griffin Museum of Photography, US.
2008 Newspace Center for Photography, Oregon. US. 
2008 ‘We are all Photographers Now’, The Musée de l’Elysée
2007  East End Arts Club, Shoreditch Town Hall. UK
2007 ‘(un)natural landscape’ Zizi Gallery, London. UK
2006 ‘RCA Print Auction ‘06’ White Space Gallery, London. UK
2006 ‘PLUG’ County Hall, South Bank, London.UK
2005 ‘RCA Print Auction ‘05’ The Great Eastern Hotel, London.UK
2005 ‘The AOP Open’ The AOP Gallery, London.UK
2005 ‘Last Chance Café’ The Residence Gallery, London.UK
2005 ‘Circle of Confusion’ Nolia’s Gallery, London.UK
2005 ‘Format05’ Derby, UK.
2005 ‘Commonground’ Artsway, New Forest.UK

2010 Flash Forward, Emerging Photographer Award, Magenta Foundation. 2009 Artsadmin Public Art Commission
2009 IPA Honourable Mention - Deeper Pespective Project
2008 Kala Art Institute Fellowship, Berkeley, California.
2008 Flash Forward, Emerging Photographer Award, 
Magenta Foundation.
2008 Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass by Susan Bright.
2008 PX3 Fine Art, 2nd Place Winner.
2007 Independent Photography & SRB6 Health Commission.
2006 Klondike Institute of Art and Culture Residency Award
2002 Compassionate World Farming Trust Bursary
2001 Stanley Picker Travel Scholarship

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