Richard Baker studied Fine Art at Leeds Metropolitan University; he completed a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2003 and a Master of Arts in Creative Practice at Leeds Arts University in 2018. His paintings have been exhibited wideley including at The Royal Academy of Arts, London, The Mall Galleries, London, The San Francisco Arts Institute, the Walker Gallery, Liverpool, the Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, China and Leeds City Art Gallery.
In recent years Richard’s work has been selected for the John Moores Painting Prize Exhibition (2018), 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 (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010) and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (2012, 2009).
He currently instructs Painting, Studio Practice and Exhibition Practice on the BA (Hons) Fine Art course at Leeds Arts University alongside his own practice.
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