April 28th – May 28th 2017
Growth and Survival, Richard Hricko’s first solo show at Wharepuke, presented copperplate photogravure and laser woodcut prints.
Richard Hricko has exhibited internationally in museums, galleries and juried competitions, including the National Academy Museum in New York, Glynn Vivian Art Museum in Wales, International Mezzotint Competition at the Pratt Graphics Center in New York, The International Print Center of New York, and Garton and Cooke Gallery in London.
His work is represented in many public and private collections, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Woodmere Art Museum, G.E. International Headquarters and the Delaware Art Museum. He is the recipient of a
West Virginia Arts and Humanities Council Artist-in Residence Grant, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts/Mid-Atlantic Regional Fellowship, Brandywine Institute Visiting Artist Fellowship and several Temple University research grants.
He is Professor and Program Head of Printmaking at Tyler School of Art of Temple University, where he has also served as Associate Dean, Graduate Program Director and Department Chairperson. He holds a BFA degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology School of Art and Design and a MFA degree from Tyler School of Art of Temple University.
He is a co-founder of Crane Arts LLC, an organization engaged in the adaptive reuse of historic, industrial buildings for art and design studios, international exhibitions and performance spaces.