blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Richard Roth is Chairperson of the Painting and Printmaking Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. He received an MFA from the Tyler School of Art of Temple University and a BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. In 1991 he was the recipient of a Visual Artists Fellowship in Painting from the National Endowment for the Arts. His work has been exhibited at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; Reynolds Gallery, Inc., Richmond; Trans Hudson Gallery, New York; Shillam + Smith, London; UCR/California Museum of Photography; the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; Feigen, Inc., Chicago; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. He is the co-editor, with Susan K. Roth, of the book, Beauty is Nowhere: Ethical Issues in Art and Design (G&B Arts International, 1998) and co-author, with Stephen Pentak, of Color Basics (Wadsworth, 2004). Roth has taught at Ohio State University, New York University, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the University of California-Berkeley. He has been a visiting artist at the Glasgow School of Art, and the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design at the University of Central England.  

Photo by Patricia Lyons