Richard Baker studied Fine Art at Leeds Metropolitan University; he completed a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2003. His paintings have been exhibited at The Royal Academy of Arts, London, The Mall Galleries, London, The San Francisco Arts Institute and Leeds City Art Gallery.
In recent years Richard’s work has been selected for the Columbia Threadneedle Prize Exhibition (2018), the Marmite Prize for Painting Exhibition (2016), the Lynn Painter-Stainer’s Prize Exhibition (2018, 2016), the Discerning Eye Exhibition (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010) and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (2012, 2009). In 2018, Richard's work has been selected for the John Moores Painting Prize Exhibition at the Walker Gallery in Liverpool.
He currently instructs Painting, Studio Practice and Exhibition Practice on the BA (Hons) Fine Art course at Leeds Arts University, where he is also undertaking a Masters Degree in Creative Practice.
The John Moores Painting Prize 2018
Cupboard 2 selected for The John Moores Painting Prize Exhibition 2018Read Article
The Lynn Painter-Stainer's Prize 2018
Table with Tablecloth selected for the Lynn Painter-Stainer's Prize 2018 ExhibitionRead Article
The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2018
Le Confluence selected for the Columbia Threadneedle Prize Exhibition 2018Read Article