Bio

b. Savannah, GA, 1987

EDUCATION

2017

MFA, California College of the Arts, focus in Textiles

2011

Georgia State University, focus in Textiles

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023

A Lacquered Egress, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

2022

Interlacing distributed intelligence/noir care, Museum of African Diaspora San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2018

Anastatica, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014

Cassandra and Witches love you too, Jewish Educational Alliance, Savannah, GA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Deep Horizon , Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Stitch Fetish, Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Orium 2, Aggregate Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Great Worry or Great Freedom, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2017

Editions, Borderline Art Collective, San Francisco, CA
Flat File Fundraiser, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Out Of Body PS8 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Transformed, Borderline Art Collective, San Francisco, CA
Jurors’ Choice/Nave Commission, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
MFA Thesis Show, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Teenage Dream, Startup Fair, San Francisco, CA
MFA Now, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Hold, 5/5 Collective, San Francisco, CA
Sooner Or Later, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Get Lost, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016

After Echoes, Ctrl + Shift, San Francisco, CA
Two artists, one room, Hubbell Street Galleries, San Francisco, CA
Daydreamers 2, Quality Gallery, San Francisco, CA
CCATEXTSTYlING, College Avenue Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2015

Outside Ourselves, Ourselves Outside, Border Line, San Francisco, CA

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

2022

21c Musuem Hotels Acquisition Prize Winner

2018

Methods of Act(ng)on: CCA Alumnx Residency Open Studio

2017

Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellow
AICAD Fellowship Nominee

2016

Barclay Simpson Award Nominee

2015

Byron Meyer Scholarship

Collections

21c Museum, Louisville, KY

Selected Bibliography

2022

“Art Basel Miami Beach at 20: Everything, Everywhere All at Once” Maza, Erik. Town & Country 4 December 2022

"Multimedia artist Richard-Jonathan Nelson's debut solo exhibition in NY opens at Yossi Milo" Artdaily 16 November 2022