Richard Taylor (b. Sheffield, UK, 1985), grew up on the Derbyshire and Yorkshire county border in England, he now lives in Glasgow, Scotland.


2015-17 – MFA (Distinction), Glasgow School of Art
2004-07 – BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice (1st class), Leeds University

Selected solo and two-person exhibitions and performances

2017 – ‘Anonymiser Particular’, Alex Hetherington's flat 'No. 35/elongated domestic gallery space/The men and women are referred to in the text as', Bannockburn (solo)
2016 – ‘In Parting Glass’, Summerhall, Edinburgh (with Riccardo Buscarini)
2015 – 'enter dust free tomb', performances, Glasgow School of Art Archives & Collections, The Whiskey Bond, Glasgow (solo)
2015 – 'blue farm, roundhouse, hlâw', performance, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop (solo)
2013 – 'EPIGONE', Basement Arts Project, Leeds (solo)
2013 – 'C O L L I D E R', Mexico Project Space, Leeds (solo)
2012 – 'Au Dessus De to Hunters Tryst', AWA Gallery, Amsterdam (with Jennifer Picken)
2011 – 'Ipso Facto', Superclub, Edinburgh (with Ross Hamilton Frew)

Selected group exhibitions and performances

2017 – 'Front Horse', evening of poetry and performances, Nottingham
2017 – ‘Mantle’, in association with Embassy Annuale 2017, Edinburgh
2017 – 'Glasgow School of Art MFA degree show 2017', The Glue Factory, Glasgow
2016 – 'Members' Video Mini-Festival', Transmission, Glasgow
2016 – 'Glasgow School of Art MFA Interim Exhibition', The Reid Gallery, Glasgow
2015 – ‘Curious Artifacts’, Art Wall, Athens
2015 – 'Gnommero Multiplicity', publication launch, CCA, Glasgow
2015 – 'Paraphernalia #9', The Poetry Club, Glasgow
2014 – 'Larroque Arts Festival 2014', Larroque, France
2014 – '12-hour Studio Jamming Symposium', Cooper Gallery, Dundee

Selected published works

2017 – 'Dissecting SIMDA', published in a folio of hypothetical performances, by Sarah Tripp and Little Sparta Trust
2016 – 'Do It All On The Same Day', published by Modern Edinburgh Film School
2015 – 'All that was there was below', published in Gnommero Multiplicity
2015 – ‘Mysterious Proceedings’, e-published by Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
2014 – ‘The Occasional Divan’, live-published in Bibliophile, at Counter: Plymouth Art Book Fair, edited by Steven Paige
2014 – ‘Affinity Drone’, e-published by Cooper Gallery, Dundee, edited by Maria Fusco
2014 – '574123n52727w-195195', e-published by Embassy Gallery (Edinburgh) and Mexico Project Space (Leeds)


2017 – 'Open Corner', Market Gallery, Glasgow
2017 – 'Graduate Residency', Hospitalfield, Arbroath
2015 – 'ECA/ESW Research Residency in Art Writing', Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
2014 – 'Group Critical Writing Residency', Cooper Gallery, Dundee
2013 – 'Embassy Gallery and Mexico Project Space residency exchange', Mexico Project Space, Leeds
2012 – 'GoGo 301hrs', AWA Gallery, Amsterdam


Interview with Claire Walsh, MAP, footnoting the archive
Review of In Parting Glass, The List, Laura Campbell, January 2016
Review of In Parting Glass, art plus thought, Megan Wallace, December 2015
Review of Collider exhibition, Corridor 8, Lesley Guy, July 2013

Editorial experience

Online content team –
Co-editor – Gnommero publication
Copy editor – Modern Edinburgh Film School


2017 – workshop on writing and editing, with voice exercises, for performance practice – Syllabus III, with New Contemporaries and Wysing Arts Centre, at Baltic 39 Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
2016 – workshop on writing and editing, with voice exercises – for 1st year Fine Art Photography students, The Glasgow School of Art
2015 – talk on artist-run practice, with workshop on writing and editing – Leeds University