Stuart Richardson was born in 1978 in Auckland, NZ and raised in Connecticut. Since 2007, he has been based in Reykjavík. He earned his MFA in 2018 from the Hartford Art School's International Limited-Residency MFA in Photography under Robert Lyons, Michael Vahrenwald, Jörg Colberg and Mary Frey. His book dummy for Undercurrent won the award for best self-made book of the 2018 class. Stuart has taught at the Reykjavik School of Visual Arts and will teach in 2019 at the Icelandic School of Photography (Ljósmyndaskólinn). He is on the board of the Icelandic Contemporary Photography Association (FISL) and the Iceland Film Photography Association. In addition to his photography, he runs Custom Photo Lab, where he specializes in producing exhibitions for museums, galleries and artists. For enquiries please contact stuart@stuartrichardson.com.

Solo Exhibitions

2017 | Kyrrðin / The Quiet, Skriðuklaustur Centre of Culture and History. Fljótsdalur, Iceland.

2014 | Sodium Sun / Natríum Sól, The National Museum of Iceland. Reykjavík, Iceland.

2010 | Selected Landscapes, Radisson BLU 1919 Hotel. Reykjavík, Iceland.  

Group Exhibitions

2018 | This Island Earth, Pingyao International Photography Festival. Pingyao, China.

Sustained Pause. Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School. West Hartford, CT. USA. 

This Island Earth, VB Photographic Centre. Kuopio, Finland. 

This Island Earth, The Northern Photographic Centre. Oulu, Finland. 

This Island Earth, The Reykjavík Museum of Photography. Reykjavík, Iceland.

2017 | This Island Earth, Galleri Image. Århus, Denmark.

As to be Inaudible, C/O Berlin. Berlin, Germany.

2016 | Sodium Sun / Natríum Sól. Official Selection of the Icelandic delegation to Fotobok Festival Oslo.

2015 | AgX: Exhibition of the Iceland Film Photography Association, Custom Photo Lab, Reykjavík, Iceland. 

Enginn Staður / No Site, Hafnarborg Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. 

2014 | Inaugural Show of the Iceland Film Photography Association, Íslensk Grafík Gallery. Reykjavík, Iceland. 

2011 | New Wedding Avant-Garde, The First Cut. Neon Chocolate Gallery. Berlin, Germany. 

Kvik Myndasýning, Skriðuklaustur Centre of Culture and History. Fljótsdalur, Iceland.

Stuart Richardson's work is in the collection of the National Museum of Iceland, the Radisson BLU 1919 Hotel, and private collections in Iceland, the United Kingdom, United States, and Germany. He received Hartford Art School Merit Scholarships for 2016 and 2017.