Richard Colson is an award winning contemporary British painter. He has a BA in Fine Art (Painting) from Goldsmiths' College.

His painting "Cowboy" was selected for the London Group Open 2017 Part 2

One man shows have been held at Theo Waddington Fine Art (1996) Solomon Gallery, Dublin (1997), the Headquarters of Royal Dutch Shell (2005) and the Palace of Westminster (2006). Examples of his work can be found in public collections such as the House of Commons, the House of Lords and Pearson Holdings. Paintings are also in the corporate collections of Royal Dutch Shell and Fasken Martineau LLP


2017 Christmas Show 286 Gallery, 286 Earls Court Road London SW5 9AS
2017 The London Group Open 2017 Part 2 The Cello Factory, Waterloo
2017 Summer Show Art Below, Rose and King Galleries
2017 Fresh Paint Winners Fine Art Commissions Gallery
2017 Fresh Paint Picton Castle Pembrokeshire
2017 The City and the Country: Painting the Landscape Aubergine Art
2016 The Land, the Sea and the Still-life Aubergine Art
2016 Bondage, James Bond Group Show Art Below
2016 Queen Themed Art Below, Notting Hill
2015 Fencers Jack House Gallery
2013 Featured Artist
2011 One man exhibition, Second Sight on the River River and Rowing Museum
2010 Two man exhibition Russell Gallery
2009 Three man exhibition Russell Gallery
2006 One man exhibition Palace of Westminster
2005 One man exhibition Royal Dutch Shell, Southbank


Two man exhibition

New Grafton Gallery
1997 One man exhibition Solomon Gallery, Dublin
1996 One man exhibition Theo Waddington Fine Art Ltd
1992 London Group Open Curve Gallery, Barbican


Richard Colson is participating in the 286 Gallery Christmas Show December 12th-24th, 2017 286 Earls Court Road London SW5 9AS

Richard Colson's painting "Cowboy" was shown as part of the London Group Open 2017 Part 2

Richard Colson's painting Pink Azalea has been awarded first prize in the Fresh Paint competition at Picton Castle. He accepted the prize from Sara Stewart (Fine Art Commissions) and Nicky Phillips. The painting was shown at the Fine Art Commissions Gallery 19 Ryder St, St James' London SW1Y 6PX from 3rd - 25th August 2017


2017 First Prize, Fresh Paint Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire
1992 Daler-Rowney Prize The London Group Open Barbican Curve Gallery