Born Atlanta, GA. 1943. Lives Weston, CT. 

2012      "Anticipation" Elizabeth Harris Gallery New York
2010      New Work, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2009      Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2007      Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2005      Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
                Revolution, Ferndale, MI
2002      Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2000      Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
                Revolution, Ferndale, MI
1998      Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1996      Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California. 
1994      The Thorne Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH
1992      Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
                John Stoller Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1990      Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
1989      Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
                Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
1988      University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1987      Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
1985      Zabriski Gallery, New York, NY
                Valencia College, Orlando, FL
1983      Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
                P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
1981      Hamilton Gallery, Elmira College, Elmira, NY
1980      Euginia Cuculon Gallery, New York, NY
                Camielle Strauss Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela


2017      New Gallery/New Work, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
2007      "Surface Impressions", Islip Art Museum, curated by Karen Shaw, Islip, NY
2005      About Paint", curated by Alberta Cifolelli, Ben Ortiz, Joyce Thompson. Wesport Arts Center, Westport, CT
                "Sundown", Broadway Gallery, Curated by Eric LoPresti, New York, NY
2004      "A Coat Of", Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY
                "About Painting," The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College,                                         Saratoga Springs, NY
                "179th Annual Exhibition: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art", the National                                         Academy of Design, New York, NY
                "10: A Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition", REVOLUTION, Ferndale, MI
2003      "Summer Color", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
                "Manic", curated by Nancy Doll, Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
                "Slab", curated by Bill Conger, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
                "Eccentric Landscape", curated by Judith Tolnick, Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island,                                 Providence, R.I.
2002      "Move", Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL
                "Prescient Then and Now", curated by Saul Ostrow, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
                "Beyond the Pale", curated by Dede Young, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY, Purchase, NY
2001      "Go Figure", Sisson Art Gallery, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI
                "More or Less Painting", curated by Saul Ostrow, Center for Visual Art Culture", University of Connecticut,                             Storrs, CT
                "Boomerang", Exit Art, New York, NY
2000      "On Paper 111", Revolution, Ferndale, MI
                "Painting Function: Making It Real", curated by Saul Ostrow, Spaces, Cleveland, OH
                "Luscious", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1999      "Abstract Painting Once Removed", Kempner Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
                "10th Anniversary Celebration", Bertha Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
1998      "Women Women Women: Artists, Objects, Icons", Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
                "Saturation", Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
                "Abstract Painting, Once Removed", Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
1997      "Table Tops: Morandi to Mapplethorpe", California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA
                "10 Artists/10 Visions", DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1996      "Beyond the Picture Plane", Commission on the Arts, Hartford, CT
                "The Landscape Reclaimed", Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
                "Pieces from the Permanent Collection", Museo de Arte Contemporano, Mexico City, Mexico
1995      "Drawings", Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1994      "Sculpture", Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
                "Color", Tz Art & Co., New York, NY - 
1993      "Three Gallery Artists", Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo NY. 
                "10 x 10", Tz Art & Co., New York, NY
                "Paper Trails: The Eidetic Image", Space, Chicago, IL; Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
1991      "Stark Contrast", Trenkman Gallery, New York, NY
1989      "The Emerging Figure", The Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
                "10 Gallery Artists", Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1988      Figurative Impulses", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
                "Sculptors on Paper: New Work," Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
                "Figures: Form and Fiction", Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
                "Avant-Garde in the Eighties", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
                "Group Show", Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
1987      "Contemporary Drawing", Collegiate School, New York, NY
                "Group Show", Fuller/Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1986      "Sculpture on the Wall", The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, C
                "The Figure Abstracted: Intimated Presences", Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
                "Group Show", Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                "Inaugural Exhibition", Curt Marcus Gallery, NY
                "Group Show", Gallery Nature Morte, New York, NY. 
                "After Nature", Germans Van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
                "Contemporary Primitivism", Gallery of Contemporary Art, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX
                "20th Century Three Dimensional Portraits", Cleveland Center for Art, Cleveland, OH
1985      "Winter Opening Figures", P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
                "Figure It Out", Gallery of Contemporary Art, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX
                "Winter Show", Gallery Nature Morte, New York, NY
                "Not Just Black and White", New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
                "The Mystery Show", Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
                "Irregulars: Wall Works", Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
                "Affiliations: Recent Sculpture and Its Antecedents", Whitney Museum, Stamford, CT - 
                "Body and Soul", Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
                "The Psyche and the Human Form", The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
1984      "Young Americans", Gallerie Bellman, New York, NY
                "Group Show", Condesco/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
                Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                "Invitational Exhibition", Grace Borgenicht, New York, NY
                "Figuratively Sculpting", P.S.1, Long Island City, NY


2007      "Paintings", Arts, The New York Sun, June 15-17, p12
                Maine, Stephen, "Pop Goes the Easel", The New York Sun, June 7
2005      Cohen, David, "Gallery Going", The New York Sun, March 31
                Gelber, Eric, "Scott Richter at Elizabeth Harris",, April
                Walentinini, Joseph, "New York Views", Abstract Art on Line, April 1
2002      Princenthal, Nancy, "Scott Richter at Elizabeth Harris", Art in America, November, pp 153-4
                Walentini, Joseph, "Gallery Views/Chelsea, Scott Richter", Abstract Art on Line,,                         Sept. 30, pp 2-3
                Glueck, Grace, "Scott Richter", The New York Times, "Art in Review", Sept. 20, p E35
                Johnson, Ken, "Scott Richter", The New York Times, "Art Guide", Sept. 20, p E35
                "Scott Richter", The New Yorker, "Galleries-Chelsea", Sept. 23, p 21
                Wei, Lilly, catalogue essay for September exhibition at Elizabeth Harris Gallery
2000      "Galleries - Chelsea, Scott Richter", The New Yorker, Nov. 13, p 34
                Johnson, Ken, "Scott Richter and Bill Smart", The New York Times, Art Guide, October 27, p 40
                Walentini, Joseph, "Gallery Views/Chelsea, Scott Richter", Abstract Art on Line,,                         October 26, pp 2-3
                Tysh, George, Metrotimes, Detroit, March 22-28, p 65
                Raczka, Robert, "Painting Function: Making it Real", New Art Examiner, June
                Litt, Steven, "Abstraction just for fun", Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH, January 20, p E1
                Johnson, Ken, "Luscious", The New York Times, January 14, p E47
1999      Arning, Bill, "Scott Richter at Elizabeth Harris", Art in America, March, pp 111-12
1998      Smith, Roberta, "Scott Richter", The New York Times, November 13, Art Guide, p E41
                "Galleries-Chelsea, Scott Richter", The New Yorker, Nov. 9
                Walls, Michael, "Scott Richter", Review, November 1, pp 6-7
                Hanks, Victoria, "Scott Richter", NY Arts Magazine, November
                Behrens, Mary, " 'Saturation'", arts MEDIA. Boston, July/August
                Horowitz, Stash, "Six Degrees of 'Saturation'", The Black Bay Courant, July 12-13
                McQuaid, Cate, "A discomforting 'Saturation'", The Boston Globe, July 11
                Millis, Christopher, "Foot-thick mounds of paint highlight 'Saturation'", South End News, Boston, July 2, pp                         12 & 15
                Silver, Joanne, "Color 'Saturation' fills gallery", Boston Herald, July 3
1997      Pincus, Robert, "A Feast for eyes laid out on 'Tabletops'", San Diego Union-Tribune, October 12
1996      Zimmer, William, "Landscape Returns to the Foreground", The New Times, October 13, p 32
1992      Princenthal, Nancy, "Scott Richter", Art in America, September, pp 124-5
1990      DeVuono, Frances, "Scott Richter", Art News, January, p. 162
                Johnson, Ken, "Scott Richter at Curt Marcus", Art in America, January, pp 163-4
                Stapen, Nancy, "Minimalism with a Modern Touch", The Boston Globe, October 4
1989      Pennela, Florence, "Emerging Ideas", Poughkeepsie Journal, April 28, p 16
                Crowder, Joan, "As Canvas Dries", Santa Barbara News Press, January 15, p 19
                Gibson, Eric, "Donald Judd: the end of sculpture", The New Criterion, April, p 53
                Kimmelman, Michael, "Scott Richter", The New York Times, September 30, p C28
                Kohen, Helen L., "Art Note", The Miami Herald, January 29, p 7K
1988      Chayat, Sherry, "Body Language", Syracuse Herald American, October 9, pp 32-3
                Chayat, Sherry, "Sculpture Exhibit at Everson Comments about Dehumanization", Syracuse Herald-                                Journal, September 22
                Crowder, Joan, "An Attitude Toward the Figurative", Santa Barbara News Press, November 18, pp 25-6
                Woodard, Josef, "Abstracting the Figure", Artweek, December 10, p 9
                Woodard, Josef, "Figuratively Speaking", The Independent, December 22, p 73
                Baker, Kenneth, "Minimalism and Runaway Wit", San Francisco Chronicle, July 11, p 38
1987      Kaplan, Steven, "Head, Heart & Hands", Artfinder, Spring, pp 96-7
                Reece, Margaret B., "Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art/Sculpture on the Wall", ART/New England,                           April
1986      Brenson, Michael, "Sculpture Breaks the Mold of Minimalism", New York Times, November 23, p C1
                Madoff, Steven Henry, "Sculpture Unbound", ARTnews, November, pp 103-9
                Raynor, Vivien, "Intimations of Figures at Newark's Robeson Center Gallery", The New York Times, October                         12, p C36
                Dishman, Laura Stewart, "Body & Soul Bursting with Profound Intimacy", The Orlando Sentinel, August 4
1985      Westfall, Stephen, "Review of Exhibitions", Art in America, December, p 124
                Masters, Greg, Arts Magazine, November, p 142
                Dishman, Laura Stewart, "Works of Scott Richter Comprise a Powerful Show", The Orlando Sentinel,                                 November 12, p E
                Levin, Kim, "Art", Village Voice, October 15, p 70
                Brenson, Michael, "Art", New York Times, September 27, p C28
                Raynor, Vivien, "Jersey City: Mystery Show", New York Times, June 2, p C24
                Watkins, Eileen, "Jersey City Museum Exhibit Explores Modern Mystery", The Jersey Journal, May 24, p 18
                Brenson, Michael, "The Human Form in the Work of 12 Sculptors", New Times, February 1, p C24
                Princenthal, Nancy, "Young Americans", artNEWS, Jan., pp141-2
1984      Levin, Kim, "Art", Village Voice, June 12, p 68
                Glueck, Grace, "Invitational Exhibition", New York Times, June 1, p C23
                Woodard, Josef, "California 'Figurative Impulses'", Sculpture, March/April, p 34
                Kramer, Kathryn, "Lifesigns", Arts Magazine, February, p 18
1983      Lichenstein, Therese, "Group Show: Nature Morte", Arts Magazine, November, p 40
1982      Eder, Bruce, "At Greenspace; Figures", Arts Weekly, December 1, p C23
                Upshaw, Reagan, "Figuratively Sculpting at P.S. 1", Art in America, March, p 142
                Watkins, Eileen, "Exhibits at Robeson Gallery in Newark Take Figurative Look at the Human Figure", The                           Jersey Journal, March, p 143

1995      Connecticut Council for the Arts / Painting
1986      National Endowment for the Arts / Sculpture
                New York Foundation for the Arts / Sculpture
1985      Engelhard Grant
1984      National Endowment for the Arts/Sculpture

1984-present      Cooper Union, New York, NY.
1978-84              S.U.N.Y. at Purchase, New York. 

Bard College
Carnegie Mellon University
Harvard University
New York University
Parsons School of Design
Pratt Institute
Rhode Island School of Design
Skidmore College
SUNY Purchase Graduate Program
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Syracuse

The Eli Broad Foundation
The Chase Manhattan Bank
Lannan Foundation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Prudential Insurance
The Walker Art Center

1965      Parsons School of Design - New School