Saturday, 28 September 2013

About The Artist

Richard R.Yates is a Canadian visual artist.

Richard Yates was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1949 (Richard Reginald Yates) and grew up in Victoria, B.C. Attended University of Victoria(BFA), Instituto Allende, Mexico, The Banff Centre, Manchester Polytechnic, University of Alberta, and The Royal College of Art, Stockholm, Sweden.
Richard Yates has participated in well over 130 group plus 26 solo exhibitions in Canada and abroad since 1969, showing hand produced silkscreen prints, linocuts, wood engravings, drypoint prints, drawings, paintings, installations and handmade books, and he has curated.  His works are in many collections such as the Canada Council Art Bank, the Alberta Art Foundation and The National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.
Richard Yates has a number of unsold prints from his limited numbered editions as well as other paintings, available through this site and at selected galleries.

When not living in the small Canadian prairie village of Oakburn in Manitoba, Richard Yates divides his time by sailing his 35 foot Nova Scotian built wood ketch in BC waters and doing some paintings in a small fishing village in Thailand.