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Richard Gray

My manipulated photographs are concerned with finding the underlying atmosphere that places generate. Opening up the space by manipulating the photographs brings a sense of the essence of geographical locations, our influence on them, and their influence on us. I am interested in the dynamic between the self and the environment. These are the latest series, looking at seascapes and landscapes.

Since leaving Chelsea College of Art, where I was making literal abstract paintings, I became interested in how software can be used as an image-making tool in itself.

I can provide a set of prints of these photographs to show how they look printed, from the original large-scale files. I usually use SuperA3 paper, and the sizes on the Detail Sheet are of the images themselves.

1987-88 Byam Shaw School of Art, Archway, London.
Foundation Course
1988-89 Byam Shaw School of Art.
1st Yr Diploma of Fine Art
1990-94 Chelsea School of Art, Manresa Road, London
BA in Fine Art
1993&94 Group Exhibition, Chelsea College of Art,
Whiteleys, Bayswater, London.
1994 The Engine House, Ely, Cambridgeshire.
Solo Exhibition
1996 Royal College of Art, London.
Group Exhibition, for Toynbee Hall Charity, involved in set up and organisation
Since 1997 involved outside art, although still made works.