Staff Profiles: Prof. Richard Billingham

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Staff Profile: Prof. Richard Billingham
Professor of Fine Art

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Prof. Richard Billingham

Professor of Fine Art

Art and Design

I am an artist working in photography and film, concerned mainly with human relationships and the landscape. Work in public collections includes the V&A and Tate Galleries in London, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and San Francisco MOMA.

Biography

I am an artist working in film and photography and my work deals mainly with human relationships and the natural environment. Recent exhibitions include ‘Panorama’ (Annely Juda Fine Art, 2015), ‘Ray’ (Glynn Vivian, 2015) and ‘The Nineties’ (Frieze, 2016). My work is held in public collections such as The Met, SFMOMA, V&A and Tate Galleries. I recently wrote and directed my first feature film for cinema called Ray & Liz, to be released 2018.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution
BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting Sunderland University

Awards

Creative Wales, 2017; Leverhulme Fellowship, 2016; DACS Art 360, 2016; Panavision Prize, Fidlab International Film Festival, 2014; Sargant Fellowship, 2002; Turner Prize shortlist, 2001; Deutsche Börse Prize, 1997

Membership of professional bodies

Teaching and research

Teaching

Fine art practice

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate