Shaun Richards, Rhetoric #2, detail
In the Building
Currently in the lobby, is Rhetoric #2 by Shaun Richards.
Born in 1977, in Brunswick, Georgia, Richards was raised in rural Southeast Virginia. He attended UNC-Wilmington, where he earned a BA in Art in 1999. In 2003, he enrolled in SUNY Empire State College as a non-matriculated graduate student. Richards left NYC in the spring of 2006, returning to North Carolina to pursue art full time. Richards was an Artspace Regional Emerging Artist in Residence in 2007. He has been included in numerous exhibitions throughout the Southeast, including the North Carolina Museum of Art, The Greenhill Center of NC Art, and CAM-Raleigh.
Shaun Richards, Rhetoric #2, oil and mixed media on canvas. 60 x 50 inches (152cm x 127cm), 2020
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