Richard Stringer is a Melbourne based artist working across the fields of sculpture, painting and video. He has held twelve solo exhibitions in Australia and has participated in exhibitions within Australia, New Zealand and Singapore and co-curated exhibitions at Gertrude Contemporary, Conical and Sculpture Square, Singapore. He has received research funding from the Australia Council, Arts Victoria and the City of Melbourne and has taken up residencies in Italy, New Zealand, Burkina Faso and Germany.
His work is represented in the NGV and private collections in N.Z, Europe and North America.
His public sculptures include ‘Monument for a Public Building’ at the St Kilda Town Hall and ‘Queen Bee’ at Eureka Tower in Southbank, Melbourne. This work was extended in 2019 to include the redesigned foyer of the building and he is currently making an adjoining work for the Fender Katsalidis designed building at 2 Riverside Quay.
Richard is on leave from a PhD at Monash University for which he received an Australian Postgraduate Award.
In 2017 he received first prize in the Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award.
Richard works part time in Australia as a field archaeologist and is a senior assistant of the Alampra Archaeological Mission in Cyprus.