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1960 Born in Talladega, AL

1982 Rice University, Houston, TX
1984 Bachelor of Architecture, Rice University, Houston, TX

Lives and works in East Hampton, New York.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2005 The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY (6/9 – 7/11/05)
Goss Gallery, Dallas, TX (9/8 – 10/10/05)

2004 Cheim & Read, New York (9/8-10/16/04)

2001 Richmond Burton: The I AM Paintings, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
(4/25 – 6/30/01)
Richmond Burton: The I Am Paintings, Hamiltons Gallery, London, England
(9/14 – 10/12/01)

1999 Cheim & Read, New York, NY (11/17/99-1/1/00) *
Richmond Burton: Recent Drawings and Prints, World House Gallery, New York, NY (5/6 – 6/5/99)
Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX (3/27-5/1/99)

1997 Cheim & Read, New York (9/9-10/11/97)
Velge & Noirhomme, Brussels (9/18-10/18/97)

1996 Matthew Marks Gallery, New York*
Velge & Noirhomme, Brussels
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

1995 Turner, Byrne & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA

1994 Matthew Marks Gallery

1993 Turner & Byrne Gallery, Dallas, TX
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Galleria In Arco, Turin, Italy

1992 A/D Gallery, New York
Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
Stiftung fur Konstruktive und Konkrete Kunst, Zurich *

1991 Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA*
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1990 Simon Watson, New York*
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA (with Moira Dryer)*
1989 Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA*
1988 Postmasters Gallery, New York
1987 Postmasters Gallery, New York


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2006 Intersections, Emily Davis Gallery at the University of Akron, Akron, OH (4/3 – 4/27/06)
Hampton Designer Showhouse 2006, McNeill Art Group, Southampton, NY (7/16/06-8/27/06)
Still Missing: Beauty Absent Social Life, Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York (9/5/06-10/7/06); traveled to Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT (1/12/07 – 3/4/07)
Long Island Abstraction – 1950s to the Present, Spanierman Modern, New York (9/7/06-10/28/06)
The Food Show, The Hungry Eye, Chelsea Art Museum, New York (11/17/06 – 2/24/07)

2005 Big Band, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris/ Brussels (Paris 04/21/05-05/21/05) (Brussels 05/25/05-07/09/05)
Affinities, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY 11937 (11/17/05-1/8/06)

2004 Fresh Paint, Hampton Road Gallery, Southhampton, NY (9/11-10/11/04)

2003 Simple Marks, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York 7/20/03 - 9/6/03

2002-03 Watercolor: In The Abstract traveling exhibition curated by Pamela Auchincloss
The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY (9/30 - 12/09/02)
Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery SUNY at Fredonia (1/18/02 - 2/22/02)
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH (3/10/02 - 4/28/02)
Nina Freundenheim, Inc., Buffalo, NY (May 11 - July 15 2002)
Ben Shahn Gallery Williams Patterson University, Wayne,¬¬ NJ (9//6/02 - 10/11/02)
Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (11/3/02 - 4/15/03)

2000 Reconstructions: The Imprint of Nature/The Impact of Science, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York, NY (2/4 – 3/2/00)
Universal Abstraction 2000, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO (1/7–2/29/00)
Recent Works, Jim Kempner Fine Arts, New York (4/27 – 5/31/00)
Richmond Burton, Agnes Martin, Brice Marden, Dartmouth College, NH
(9/26 – 10/22/00)
Opulent, Cheim & Read, New York (6/14 – 9/1/00)
Avram Gallery, Long Island University, Southampton, NY

1999 Collectors Collect Contemporary, curated by Jessica Morgan, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (3/31-5/28/99)
Vanishing Pt., Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York (3/27-5/1/99)
Master Art Workshop, Avram Gallery, Long Island University, Southampton, NY
Works on Paper: A Riverhouse Retrospective, Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot (6/4 – 7/23/99)
Drawing in the Present Tense, Curated by George Negroponte and Roger Shepherd, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY (10/13 – 12/3/99) *
Gesture and Contemporary Painting, The University of Michigan, School of Art & Design, Ann Arbor, MI (10/29/99 - 11/30/99).

1998 MATRIX/Berkeley: 20 Years, curated by Constance Lewallen, University of California, Berkeley, CA (2/24/98 – 7/12/98)
PAPER + Works on Dieu Donne Paper, The Gallery at Dieu Donne Papermill,
New York (4/18 – 5/29/98)
Small Paintings, Cheim & Read, New York (7/1-7/31/98)
Cheim & Read Booth, San Francisco International Art Exposition (10/2-10/4/98)
Paintings & Drawings, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (12/5/98 – 1/16/99)

1997 Ornament and Landscape: On the Nature of Artifice, curated by Tom Huhn,
Apex Art, New York
A Reversal of Scale, Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX (11/13 – 12/25/97)
Cheim & Read Booth, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany (10/30-11/4/97)
Unframed V, Charles Cowles Gallery to benefit CRIA, New York
Bluhm, Burton, Frank, Wagemans kunstruimte, The Netherlands
Colorflex, curated by M.R. Rubinstein, Apex Art, New York
Group Show, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

1996 Adicere Animos, Cesena Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, Cesena, ltaly*
Gems, Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
Group Show, Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX
Radierungen: Zur Renaissance emer Technik, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany*
Method and Multiplicity, curated by Richmond Burton, Apex Art, New York*
American Abstraction, Robert McClain & Company, Houston, TX
What I Did on My Summer Vacation, to benefit White Columns, New York

1995 A Decade of Collecting: 1985-1995 Contemporary Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH*
25 Americans: Painting in the 90's, Milwaukee Art Museum, WI*
Summer Group Show, Matthew Marks Gallery
In a Different Light, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA *
Recent Acquisitions, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Alabama Impact, Contemporary Artists with Alabama Ties,
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
25th Anniversary Show, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Abstraction from Two Coasts, Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX *
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture. American Academy of Arts
and Letters, New York

1994 Painting, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
New York Painting, Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York
The Inward Eye, Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
Sworn Statements, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Jonathan Hammer, The Books, Read'em and Weep-collaborator, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
The Circumscribed Imagination on the Ruins of Tradition, Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA
On Paper, Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

1993 30th Anniversary Exhibition To Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary
Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
The Return of the Exquisite Corpse, The Drawing Center, New York
I am the Enunciator, curated by Christian Leigh Thread Waxing Space, New York
Gentleman Friends, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Jours Tranquilles a Clichy, curated by Alain Kirili, Paris, France
Relatively Small Paintings, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

1992 How It Is, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Iconographic Abstraction, Rubenstein/Diacono Gallery, New York
Drawn in the Nineties, curated by Joshua P. Smith The Katonah Art Gallery,
Katonah, NY

1990 Abstraction 1992, Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
Nayland Blake, Richmond Burton, Peter Cain, Gary Hume, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1990 Emerging New York Artists, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE


1991 Synthesis, John Good Gallery, New York GMHC Benefit Auction Showing, Sotheby's, New York*
Artist's Sketchbooks, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York*
Paintings & Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Legacy of Hank Herron, Turner and Byrne Gallery, Dallas, TX
La Mataphysica de Ia Luce, John Good Gallery, New York*
An Exhibition to Benefit Act–Up, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1990 Imagenes de Ia Abstraccion, Fernando Alco lea, Madrid, Spain *
The Children's AIDS Project: A Benefit Exhibition, Daniel Weinberg Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
Black, White and Gray, Petersburg, NY
Ross Bleckner, Philip Taaffe, Richmond Burton, Perry Rubenstein, New York*
A Question of Paint, HalIwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY

1989 Imagenes de Ia Abstraccion, Fernando Alcolea, Barcelona, Spain *
A Decade of American Drawing, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Postmasters Gallery, New York
Erotophobia, Simon Watson, New York
Monochrome, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

1988 GMHC benefit Auction Showing, Sotheby's, New York*
Simon Watson
Postmasters Gallery, New York


Museum & Institution Collections

The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
The Eli Broad Family Foundation, CA
Dallas Museum of Art (long term loan), TX
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Fort Worth Museum, TX
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, NH
Huntsville Museum of Art, AL
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
New York Public Library, NY
University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Paine-Webber, NJ
Columbus Museum of Art, OH