John Richardson

photograph of installed work by John Richardson

Installation view, left to right: IDFS No. 547/551, 2020, welded steel with paint; IDFS No. 549, 2020, welded steel with paint; Industrial Grid, Filter, Screen No. 549, 2020, Colored pencil on Arches Cover; Industrial Grid, Filter, Screen No. 551, 2020, colored pencil on Arches Cover; Industrial Grid, Filter, Screen No. 547, 2020, colored pencil on Arches Cover.


John Richardson earned his graduate degrees in sculpture and printmaking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (MFA 1996, MA 1994) and his undergraduate degree from the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA (BA with honors, 1993). He currently teaches at the University of Connecticut where he is the Department Head of Art and Art History. 

Previously, he taught at Wayne State University, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and the University of Wisconsin. 

Professor Richardson’s sculpture, prints, and drawings are exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. He is represented by Causey Contemporary (NYC). 

He has contributed to the visual arts through a variety of leadership positions in arts organizations, including the College Art Association and the Mid-America College Art Association. 

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