Richard Tipping

Richard Tipping (Maitland, NSW)

‘Artwork’, Batlow

Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Richard Tipping studied in humanities at Flinders University, and later completed both a masters and a doctorate at the University of Technology Sydney.

Tipping is known for his verbal/visual art, and also as a widely published poet, as well as for his photography and documentary films on writers. He has exhibited sculpture and prints in many exhibitions in Australia, and in the USA and Europe. From 1989-2010 he was a lecturer in communication and media arts at the University of Newcastle in NSW.

Tipping has exhibited in group exhibitions at the Art Gallery of NSW in 1990 and 2019 and Ubu Gallery in New York in 1996 and 1997. He is represented in public collections including MOMA, the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of NSW, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, ArtBank in Sydney and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities in Los Angeles.

Tipping has exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 11 times since 1998 and Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe three times since 2013.

He currently lives and works in both Sydney and Newcastle.