Richard Gasper lives and works in London. He graduated from Slade School of Art in 2005 followed by an MA from Royal College of Art in 2007. He was resident at The British School at Rome, awarded the Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting and Sculpture, between 2010 and 2011. Exhibitions include: Smeared With The Gold of The Opulent Sun, The Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy (2012); Ruby, Curated by Eddie Peake, Gallery Vela, London (2012); Apocalipstix, The Nunnery, Bow Arts Trust, London (2011); Mortars at Dawn: survey of emerging artists, Leroy House with Carter Presents (2010) and Uber-Flux, Take Courage Project Space, New Cross (2008). He has received a number of awards including Celeste Painting Prize (2007) and his work has appeared in art fairs and private collections internationally.