Richard Zimmerman, b. 1981, lives and works in New York. He earned an MFA in Studio Art from Cornell University and a BFA in Painting from Pratt Institute. While at Cornell University, he was a recipient of the John Hartell Graduate Award, a Cornell Council for the Arts Grant, and a nomination for The Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship in Painting and Sculpture. He was recently awarded a residency at Real Time & Space in Oakland, CA. His past exhibitions include ‘Fluid Means’ at Artlot, Brooklyn, ‘Touch Move’, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland (2017), ‘After Laughter’, Werk Gallery, Los Angeles, ‘Meditating America’, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle.