- Also known as
primary name: Richards, Ceri
- individual; printmaker; British; Male
- Life dates
- Painter, draughtsman, stage designer and teacher.
Born at Duvant, near Swansea and attended the Swansea School of Art 1921-24 and the Royal College of Art, 1924 -27. Early one-man shows: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, 1930 and Leger Gallery, London, 1942. A member of the London Group 1937. Head of Painting at Cardiff School of Art, 1940 - 44, taught at Chelsea Polytechnic 1947 - 57 and printmaking at the Slade 1955 -58 and at the Royal College of Art 1958 - 60. Lived in London.
Posthumous exhibitions: Tate Gallery, 1981; National Museum and Art Gallery, Cardiff, 2002 and Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, 2003
- Roberto Sanesi, 'The Graphic works of Ceri Richards', Milan, 1973.
Pat Gilmour 'Curiosity, trepidation, exasperation... salvation! Ceri Richards, his Australian printer, and Stanley Jones', Tamarind Papers vol 10, no 1, spring 1987