Richard Ballinger

 I do not draw in the Landscape, I draw from it. It’s taken inside me to the studio, imagining how it should be…

Richard Ballinger


Richard  has exhibited with the gallery since 2004 and has had three solo shows to date:

Build; 28th April - 14th May 2005

Transition; 11th Oct - 3rd Nov 2007

Beyond the Garden; 6 - 22nd June 2019


He was born in Stroud, Gloucestershire in 1957 and trained as an engineer and draughtsman between 1974-78.  He then completed a year’s foundation course at Stroud Art School in Gloucestershire in 1988-89.  In 2000, he became a member of Newlyn Society of Artists & his work has been selected for a number of 'Critic's Choice' exhibitions, most notably by Mel Gooding in 2002 & Joan Bakewell in 2003, also for the Royal Academy Summer exhibition in the same year. His work was also chosen for ING Bank 'Platform 100' in 2004. Richard has exhibited extensively in England, Ireland & America and his work is in collections worldwide.



David Buckman, Artists in Britain since 1945, 1998 & 2006 Vol 1, p. 78.

Newlyn Society of Artists, ARTNSA, 2002

ING Bank, Platform 100, 2004, no. 22