Selected Solo Exhibitions and Performances



More/Than/This, Curro, Guadalajara, Mexico

•The Luckman, Los Angeles, California, USA


contingency of an afterthought, FraenkelLAB, San Francisco, CA


let this be us, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

everything failing to become something, Carroll/Fletcher, London, UK

in accordance with things, Angels Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 

an is that isn't always, Loop Art Fair, Solo Presentation with Angels Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

something more than two things, di Rosa, Napa, California (performance)

the fallibility of intent, di Rosa, Napa, California


the predicament of always (as it is), The Contemporary Austin, Austin, Texas, USA

the predicament of always (as we are) ASU Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA 

•James Cohan Gallery, New York


•Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, USA

the security of impossibility, The Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco (performance)

in defiance of being here, Carroll/Fletcher, London UK


let this be us, Loop Art Fair, Solo Presentation with Christopher Grimes Gallery, Barcelona, Spain


a nice view, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark

the speed and eagerness of meaning, Spike Island, Bristol, UK

•Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


•Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN 

attempting to define the parameters of wanting, part of Transplanted, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, USA 

•angels barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 

•Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


i want to want you like i wanted to want you, David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, CA

sometimes I like you more than othertimes, Iceberger Gallery, San Francisco, CA


every note that I play gets me two chords closer to you (performance) Galeria dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain

I‘ll be lost when I find you, Galeria Dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain

Pixapins, (screening and music performance) PhotoEspana 06, Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid, Spain


Selected Group Exhibitions, Screenings and Performances


Murmur, Netwerk / Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, Belgium


Above Accents Across, An Exhibition of Bay Area Artadia Awardees, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

DOPPLEREFFECT, Vookamer Kunstenaars-initiatief, Lier, Belgium

outside of all things, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA


•Rotterdam International Film Festival (screening)

the distance, CAPITAL, San Francisco, CA (two person with Letha Wilson)

No Song To Sing, ADN Platform, Barcelona, Spain

El Pensamiento Oceánico, EAC, Montevideo, Uruguay

State Park, University Art Gallery, UC San Diego, CA


the mysterious device was moving forward, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY

Dust on the Lens, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Taking Time, Sheldon Museum of Art, Nebraska (curated by Lawrence Rinder)

The Text: First Notions and Findings, The Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona-Fabra i Coats, Barcelona, Spain


Verstand und Gefuehle (Reason and Emotion), Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany

Zizhiqu -- Autonomous Regions, Times MuseumGuangzhou, China (curated by Hou Hanru)

Through This to That, Present Company, Brooklyn, New York


Stage Presence, SFMOMA, San Francisco (performance)

•Lago Film Festival, Revine Lego, Italy

Oriel Open, Oriel Davis Gallery, Newport, Wales, UK

Radio-Break, University of Southern California, various locations, Los Angeles, CA

SUPERTEMPORAL. International Video Art Today, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden

Visionary Landscape 2, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


stand opposite of the chorus, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg, Sweden 

Super 8, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Bay Area Now 6, Yerba Buena Centre For the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Between US and the Horizon, Galerie Florent Tosin, Berlin, Germany

The Art of Pop Video, Museum für Angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Art), Cologne, Germany

Embodying, Atlanta Contemporary Art Centre, Atlanta, GA

Big Picture, K21, Dusseldorf, Germany


Video, Specta Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Remote Viewing, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

Meditators, National Museum, Warsaw, Poland

Above and Beyond, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

Public Image, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland


Video Performance: Models of Self-Reflection, Ausstellungshalle Zeitgenossische Kunst Münster, Germany

Night Tide, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA (screening)

Heavy Influence, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland

À corps & à textes, La Galerie Contemporary Art Centre, Noisy-le-Sec, Paris, France

All Man Made in cooperation with n.b.k. Video-Forum, the Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany (screening)

Trying to cope with things that aren’t human (part 1), David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, CA; Airspace, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, and Cell Project Spece, London


Intervened Nature, Espacio Iniciarte, Seville, Spain (screening)

Focus the star please!, part of Verbergen, Kunsthalle Luzern, Switzerland (screening)

Terminus, Para/Site, Hong Kong

Residency Projects, Kala Art Institute, Berekely, CA

Beton Brut, Kunstverein, Dusseldorf, Germany

Mythology of Every Day Matters , Bilton Center For Contemporary Art, Red Deer, AB, Canada

Romantic Damage, De Appel, Amsterdam, Holland 

Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA


As It Screams Just Please Love Me, FormContent, London, UK

Beyond The Country, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland 

Optic Nerve 9, Museumof Contemporay Art, Miami, FL (screening) 

Aisa-Europe Meditations, IF Museum Inner Spaces, Proznan, Poland

•Mirador 2007, Madrid, Spain

From safety to where, Tentoonstelling Courtisane, Gent, Belgium

To be continued…what makes video different, Annita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany

Reformation, Spitifields Church, London, UK

Zuviel TV, Torstrasse 137, Berlin, Germany (screening)

Video Art From London, Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan

Videonale 11, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany

Depiction, Perversion, Repulsion, Obsession, Subversion  Witte deWith screening, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Pathe Cinema, Rotterdam, Holland (screening)

Why We Left The Village and Came Back,, Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, Shrewsbury, UK


Spool 2, Consortium, Amsterdam, Holland

Cold Cold Heart, Summerset House, in association with The White Space gallery and Tank TV, London, UK

37 Seconds - Programme 15, Big Screen Liverpool, In association with FACT and The Liverpool Biennial, UK (screening)

Where They Shall Dance, FACT, Liverpool, UK (screening)

•Summer Show, Galeria dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain

Don Quixote, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Holland

The compendium 2 – Modern Pastorals, part of Evolution 06, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK (screening)

Collapse – An Impakt Event, Utrecht, Holland

Disconnect, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK (screening)


Peculiar Encounters, Ec Artspace, London, UK

•Seleccio – Loop 05, Galleria Dels Angels, Barcelona

•Treescapes, En Linea, Barcelona, Spain

All personal, VTO Gallery, London, UK

•Transart 05 festival, Bolzano, Italy

Rip it Up and Start Again, Villa delle Rose - Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

Make a good thing last, Three Colts Gallery, London, UK

Video Mix, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain (screening)

First Sight – inconcepibile e reale Villa Serena, Bologna, Italy (screening)

Time Pop 2005, by ArtprojxPrince Charles Cinema, London, UK (screening)

Art Karlsruhe, part of a video art program curated by Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany

Places I’ve Been, curated by Hans Op De Beeck, ConsortiumAmsterdam, Holland


Lo Real Capturado, Centre de Cultura Contemporania Barcelona, Spain (screening)

Off Loop, in association with Galeria dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain All That Useless Beauty and Out There,  co-curated with Thomas Keogh and Lucia Farinati

Beating About The Bush,  South London Gallery, UK (screening)

All That Useless Beauty co-curated with Thomas Keogh, Whitechapel Project Space, London, UK

•Collaboration with the music group Gavouna, for A Night with The Earlies‘ ICA London, UK (screening)

•Notes From The Underground Vol. 2, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada

Time Pop , Prince Charles Cinema, London; (screening)

Lood Di-Loo Loop Di-La,  Diorama Gallery, London; (screening)


SPARK International 2, Mix Tape, Syracuse University, Syracuse, USA


Selected Publications as Contributor 

In Defiance of being here, solo exhibition catalogue with an essay by Jeffery Kastner and interview with Diana Stevenson (March 2013)

Aesthetica, Interview with Richard T. Walker (March 2013)

Inspired Reading, Art 21 Blog with Kelly Huang (May 2012)

•Ed. Ian Brown, Exhibition Publication: Trying to cope with things that aren’t human (part 1) (2008) 

•Ed. Francesco Pedraglio, The Mock, Issue 0, accompanying The Mythology of Everyday Matters at Bilton Centre for Contemporary Art, AB, Canada (2008) 

•Ed. Renske Janessen, Changing Roles Artists’ Personal Views and Wishes, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (2008)

Guestroom, Independent Magazine, London, UK (2004) 



Alpinist, Off Belay: Beyond Conquest, Mailee Hung (March 7, 2017)

LA Times, What does rock music look like? Cal State L.A. gallery plays with the idea of sound, Leah Ollman (February 17, 2017)

San Francisco Chronicle, review of solo show, 'Contingency of an Afterthought', Charles Desmarais (July 1, 2016)

Artreview, Critic's Pick, Review of solo show 'Contingency of an Afterthought', Danica Sachs (June 2016)

Square Cylinder, review of solo show 'The Contingency of an Afterthought' Mikko Lautamo (June 2016) 

Art AgendaLetha Wilson and Richard T. Walker's 'The Distance', Jeanne Gerrity (December 2015)

Art Practical, The Distance at Capital Gallery, Shotgun Reviews (November 2015)

ArtslantMoving Image at Frieze Week: Song and Dance, and a Dark Clown, Marianne Templeton, (October 2015)

Square Cylinder, review of solo show the fallibility of intent (April 2015)

Art Practical, Notes From di Rosa: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Vanessa Kauffman (April 2015)

Phoenix New TimesRichard T Walker Disrupts the Notion of the Sublime at ASU Museum in Tempe, Mikey Estes (November 2014)

The State Press, Ode To The Limitations of Language: Richard T Walker's 'The Predicament of Always (as we are)', Zachariah Webb, (October 2014)

GlasstireThe Edit is the Art and Nature is the Bonus, Christina Rees, (October 2nd 2014)

Boulin Art InfoDaily Pic: Richard T. Walker's Wild West, Blake Gopnik (April 2014)

Trop MagazineA Vast Landscape Fills the Frame, An Interview with Richard T. Walker (April 2014)

Frieze MagazineRichard T. Walker, Colin Perry (Issue 156, June 2013)

Mousse Magazine, review of solo show in defiance of being here (April 2013)

Notes on MetamodernismIn Pursuit of Illusive Horizons, Luke Turner (March 2013)

Aesthetica, interview with Richard T. Walker (March 2013)

• In Defiance of being here, solo exhibition catalogue with an essay by Jeffery Kastner and interview with Diana Stevenson (March 2013)

•Aesthetica, Interview with Richard T. Walker (March 2013) 

Inspired Reading, Art 21 Blog by Kelly Huang (May 2012)

Souvenirs From Earth, Cable Television Art Channel. France. (September 2011)

Art in America, Richard T Walker at Christopher Grimes Gallery, Leah Ollman, (July/August 2011)

Los Angeles Times, Richard T Walker at Christopher Grimes Gallery, Leah Ollman (May 2, 2010)

•Art Monthly (UK), Trying to cope with things that aren’t human, Martin Herbert (June 2009)

ArtslantTrying to cope with things that aren't human: Part One (David Cunningham Projects), Petra Royale Bibeau (February 2009)

ArtslantThose Boundless Geographies, Jolene Torr (October 2008)

•Artslant, After Nature, Repurposing the Human Condition, Petra Royale Bibeau (February 2008)

•Shotgun Review, Trying to cope with things that aren’t human (part 1), Toyna Warner (February 16, 2008)

•Ed. Ian Brown, Exhibition Publication: Trying to cope with things that aren’t human (part 1) (2008)

•Ed. Francesco Pedraglio, The Mock, Issue 0, accompanying The Mythology of Everyday Matters at Bilton Centre for Contemporary Art, AB, Canada (2008) 

•Ed. Renske Janessen, Changing Roles Artists’ Personal Views and Wishes, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (2008)

•Flash Art, Don Quijote (October 7, 2006)

•El Muno (Spain), review of solo show I'll be lost when I find you, Elena Cuesta, (September 23, 2006)

•Lapiz (Spain), review of solo show I'll be lost when I find you, Pol Capdevila (November 2006)

•Exit Express (Spain), review of solo show I'll be lost when I find you, Frederic Montornes (November 2006)

•La Vanguardia (Spain), review of solo show I'll be lost when I find you, Noelia Herandez (October 2006)

•Tema Celeste (Italian Edition), Rip it Up and Start Again, Marinella Paderni (November 2005) 

•Art Review (UK), “25“, Charlotte Edwards (July 2005)

•Flash Art (Italian edition), Rip it Up and Start Again (September 8, 2005)

Guestroom, Independent Magazine, London, UK (2004)



•MA Fine Art - Goldsmiths College (2003 - 2005)

•Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Art - Goldsmiths College (2002 - 2003)

•MA Fine Art – Staffordshire University (2001- 2002) - completed one of two years

•BA Fine Art - Bath Spa University College (1996 - 1999)


Competitions and Awards

•Irvine Fellowship, Montalvo Arts Center, California, USA , 2011

•Finalist for SECA award, SFMOMA, San Francisco, 2010

•Artadia Awardee, Nov 2009

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship, 2009

•Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California -  2007 Fellowship

•AHRB Scholarship 2002-03  


"If there were a second prize to award, it would surely have gone to Richard T. Walker’s successive inconceivable events” - Videonale 2007 International Video-Art Award, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany.



•Montalvo Arts Center, California, USA, 2011

•Djerassi, California, USA2010

•Headlands Center For the Arts, California, Residency, 2010

•Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, USA, 2009

•Headlands Center for The Arts, Sausalito, California. Affiliate Artist, 2007 – 2009

•Hangar, Barcelona. Studio residency, 2006


Selected Collections

•San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

•Kadist Foundation, San Francisco / Paris

•Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (K21), Dusseldorf