It was a pleasure for all that came out to the Ligne Roset design party on Thursday night where I had 10 artworks on view. So far, the first week has been an amazing success with sales and new partnerships in the works.If you missed the party and are in LA or OC area, let […]
February 12 – April 24, 2020 Selections from the Inherent Trajectories and Junctions series are now on view at Ligne Roset, the high-end French modern furniture design center. Ligne Roset & Poliform, Kaz Design Group, 3323 Hyland Ave. Costa Mesa, CAP: 657-900-2225
“Richard Slechta’s “Boundary Value” is especially engaging because it evokes a sense of wonder besides its visual appeal. Geometric abstract forms and vigorous color come together resplendently in his work. But the image stands at the intersection of science and metaphysics, holding a bit of mystery. Created using light and pigment (no camera), his photograms […]
Villa di Donato, Napoli May 29 – June 10, 2019 Entering the 18th. century Villa di Donato, with candle light leading the way created a magical opening night into the Naples exhibit. Inside, the art exhibition came alive with a nod to both history and our contemporary moment. Perfectly juxtaposed for thematic exhibition, Edge of […]
Villa di Donato, Naples May 29 – June 10, 2019 It’s a pleasure to introduce my newest series ‘Ether of the Homeland’ for Summer 2019. This work is a look through the lens into the American Dream beheld by my immigrating family four generations ago and how it reflects onto our vision of the […]
Gallery 825, West Hollywood February 9 – 22, 2019 It’s a pleasure to introduce my newest series ‘Ether of the Homeland’ for spring 2019. This work is a look through the lens into the American Dream beheld by my immigrating family four generations ago and how it reflects onto our vision of the future. […]
University of Arizona Museum of ArtMay 26 – September 9, 2018 Closing Reception & Artist TalkSeptember 6th 5-7PM
Mary Hardin Center for Cultural Arts January 13 – April 28, 2018 The Mary Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, presents 20 works by Richard Slechta for his solo exhibition ‘Cascades’. About the work: In his photograms, Richard Slechta engages the basic dyad of presence and absence, giving it a striking immediacy. His art […]
California Center for the Arts, Escondido September 29 – November 12, 2017 Artists Lecture: October 15th The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will present 17 works by Richard Slechta for the group exhibition surveying the varied conceptual approaches to photography. Richard will be featuring nearly all new works including the much anticipated installation, […]
I love the time of year when I open up the studio to friends and collectors to get a first look of my new series, Cascades. Another delicious Studio BBQ wraps up the 2017 year.
Gallery Projektraum M54, Art Basel, Switzerland ‘Ping Pong’, June 13-19, 2016 Richard joined the curated exhibition at gallery Projektraum M54, running with Art Basel, Switzerland.
Art ReviewGallery Projektraum M54, Art Basel, SwitzerlandJune 13-19, 2016Gallery Projektraum got a nice write up in the local Basil newspaper for Art Basel Week. Basler Zietung Review
Exhibiting: Art Basel, SwitzerlandJune 13-19, 2016Richard’s artwork arrived in Basel on Friday in advance preparation for the curated exhibition at gallery Projektraum M54, running with Art Basel. Richard is looking forward to flying-out in less than two weeks to partake in the full spectrum of exhibitions and introduce his work to the European audience. We […]
Ping Pong LA @ LA Art ShowJanuary 27-31, 2016 Richard joined the curated exhibition, ‘Ping Pong’ at the LA Art Show, the 200,000 square foot modern and contemporary art fair that welcomed more than 60,000 art enthusiasts to the Los Angeles Convention Center. For this exhibition Richard introduced new works from the ‘Junctions’ collection.
A Delicious 2015 BBQRichard’s Annual Open Studio & BBQ is located in the Downtown LA Arts District, two blocks from the renowned L.A. River surrounded by galleries and hipster coffee shops and scrap yards. This is always a great time to explore my studio, learn more about my art making practice and most importantly, see […]
The International Museum of Art and Science in Texas has acquired a piece for their permanent collection. This makes the second museum to acquire Richard’s work in 2015.
October 16, 2015 – January 10, 2016 The Science Spectrum Museum is hosting the solo exhibition featuring 25 works from Richard Slechta’s ‘Inherent Trajectories’ series. The artworks are playful expressions of kinetic and potential energies releasing speed and gravity amidst fields of pure space. These are creations based in chemistry, physics and light that exemplify […]
International Museum of Art and Science ‘Inherent Trajectories’, Solo Exhibition May 28 – Sept 13, 2015 Richard was invited to present his current exhibition at the International Museum of Art and Science. This is the third museum to host the ‘Inherent Trajectories’ exhibition and the first in Texas.
Photo Independent, Los AngelesMay 1-3, 2015 During the biggest week for contemporary photography in Los Angeles, Richard showcased new work at Photo Independent at Raleigh Studios, Hollywood. This is adjacent from Paris Photo at Paramount Studios making for a fantastic dynamic duo of a weekend.
Museum of Arts & Sciences, GeorgiaInherent Trajectories, Solo Exhibition,January 16 – April 26, 2015Enjoy the video of the solo exhibition, Inherent Trajectories at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, GA
Solo Exhibition, Museum of Arts & Sciences, GeorgiaJanuary 16 – April 26, 2015 A solo exhibition, presenting 27 artworks from the ‘Inherent Trajectories’ collection at the Museum of Arts and Sciences.
‘Crosscurrent Junctions’ @ Gallery 825, Los AngelesJanuary 24 – February 20, 201510 x 46 feet, Light on photo paper Crosscurrent Junctions is a panoramic installation presenting a visual theater spanning across the gallery walls of Gallery 825 in Los Angeles. Enjoy the video featuring the preparation, installation and opening debut.
‘Crosscurrent Junctions’ @ Gallery 825, Los Angeles January 24 – February 20, 201510 x 46 feet, Light on photo paper Celebrating the open reception of Richard’s solo exhibition at Gallery 825, Los Angeles. Crosscurrent Junction a large-scale installation drawing on historical panoramic painting genre, presenting visual theater flowing across three walls at the Los Angeles […]
‘Inherent Trajectories’ a Solo Exhibition September 8 – October 10, 2014 Enjoy the video of the exhibition, Inherent Trajectories Wielding light and pigment, Slechta’s richly luminescent images investigate the boundaries of photographic abstraction through a hybrid of painting and photography. These visceral images present the relationships between control, volatility and play. Turbulent patterns and […]
‘Inherent Trajectories’ a Solo Exhibition Mattie Kelly Fine ArtsSeptember 8 – October 10, 2014 Wielding light and pigment, Slechta’s richly luminescent images investigate the boundaries of photographic abstraction through a hybrid of painting and photography. These visceral images present the relationships between control, volatility and play. Turbulent patterns and darting movements express the release of kinetic […]