MackNESS, Richard John

1956 - ?

Richard Mackness

Born at Ipswich in January 1956, son of John MackNess and his wife Margaret née Adams, who married at Chatham in 1950. He studied at York Art School 1972-1974 and at Bristol Polytechnic 1974-1977 gaining a BA Hons. in Fine Art. Visiting lecturer at several art schools 1977-1980 and Senior lecturer Portsmouth Polytechnic Dept. Fine Art, Sculpture 1981-1988. In 1981 a founder member, Waterloo Gallery and Studios, London and in 1984 a founder member, Globe Studios, Shoreditch, London. In 1988 he moved to New York City, establishing a studio in Tribeca and art handler at Eric Stein Art Services Studio and was Director at Studio EIS, New York. Returning to London in 1993 as a freelance at MacAndroids Animatronics. A sculptor whose exhibitions included Options, Cardiff 1978, Waterloo Gallery 1979, Ikon Gallery in Birmingham and Clay Sculpture at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in 1980. He is currently director of Urbis Design Limited at 9 St Marys, York, North Yorkshire.

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