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Richard Heeps

United Kingdom Born in: 1965 Bestsellers Emerging artists

Richard Heeps b. Cambridge, UK, 1965.

Richard Heeps' Seductive, highly saturated colours and sophisticated pictorial structures demonstrate a true love for his subject matter – be it cool, descriptive interiors, still life or landscape. His distinctive style pushes the limits of lens-based photography without the need for digital manipulation. He has exhibited widely in museums and galleries. He has four books and has contributed and featured in many high profile publications.

In 2007 Richard along with photographer Natasha Heidler founded Bleach Box Photography Gallery, a platform that participates in worldwide art fairs. The aim is to show powerful images created without digital manipulation. Working with artists, they produce their work from negative in their Cambridge based darkrooms. They source the best materials to produce high-end fine art pieces, and their artworks are now part of many international collections.

Although I was brought up in East Anglia, I was heavily influenced by America, I visited American bases, I kept magazine cuttings and I followed drag racing. The speed, lifestyle and technicolour is reflected in my imagery. "American" colour is a major aspect to my work, it drives my equipment and material choices. 

At the age of ten I began participating in Art Shows and became comfortable with showing my work and the praise and criticism which is part of an artist's development. In my early paintings Manhattan was a reoccurring theme, I was fascinated with New York.

In my professional career I have been lucky enough to exhibit my work in Museums and Public Galleries since the 1980's. These days I travel exhibiting at International Art Fairs and I still enjoy connecting with my audience, I am driven to create something and see how people respond to it and how they connect to it.


Education

• 1988-1991, BA Hons. Photography Film and Animation, West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham

• 1986-1988, BTec Photography, Mid Cheshire College of Art and Design, Northwich

• 1981-1984, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Apprenticeship in mechanical engineering


Exhibition & Art Fair List (edited list from thirty years back catalogue)

• 'A Short History of Milan', 2019 a special project at Affordable Art Fair Milan.

• 'WEMEN', 2018-2019 at Nhow Hotel Milano.

• Royal Academy 250th Summer Exhibition 2018 – The South Sackler Wing

• Affordable Art Fair 2018 NYC, Hampstead & Hong Kong Presented by Tag Fine Arts

• 'Eclectic Collections' at 45 Park Lane presented by Tag Fine Arts & Ackerman Studios.

• 'Memory Box' – Moniker International Art Fair 2017

• MIA – The International Photography & Moving Image Art Fair, Milan 

- 2017, Telling Stories

- 2016, Bleach Box Photography Gallery presents a Thirty-Year Retrospective of Richard Heeps

• Photoville, Brooklyn, NY 2016

- Bleach Box Photography Gallery presented the Heidler & Heeps Vinyl Store

• Richard Heeps Art Trail, Cambridge 2016 a Thirty-Year Retrospective of Richard Heeps

• Goodwin Gallery, Hamburg 2016 a Thirty-Year Retrospective of Richard Heeps

• Affordable Art Fair 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 Milan, New York, Hampstead, Stockholm, Battersea, Hamburg & Amsterdam presented by Bleach Box Photography Gallery

• Lille Art UP! 2015

• Affordable Art Fair 2017, 2014 Hong Kong, Singapore.

• 'Man's Ruin' 2008-present, touring exhibition including The Spitz Gallery, The Photographers Lounge, Stockton Hall Museum, Norwich Arts Centre, The Lighthouse Gallery, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Rochester Art Gallery

• 'Stranger than Fiction' 2012, Cube Gallery, London

• 'New Lantern' 2009, The Lighthouse Gallery, Wolverhampton

• 'Rolled Out' 2008, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe 

• 'Different Light' 2004, The Civic Centre, Thurrock

• '36 Minutes in Cambridgeshire' 2000, The Babylon Gallery, Ely

• 'View of the Fens from the Car with Wings' 1995, Norwich Arts Centre, Chatteris Museum

• 'Instant Pictures' 1992, Kettles Yard, Cambridge

• 'Ordinary Places' 1989, The Photographers Gallery London, Cambridge Darkroom Gallery


Publications Include

• 'Man's Ruin' 2007, Published by Richard Heeps with the support of Arts Council England. 

• 'Rolled Out' 2007, Published by Richard Heeps with support of BBM and Arts & Business. 

• 'FAST: Feasting on the streets of London' 2006, Commissioned by the ICA and published by Portobello Books with text by Kevin Jackson.

• 'Thurrock: “A Different Light"' 2005, Commissioned by Arts Generate. 

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Richard Heeps, Road to Gunsight, Highway 86, Arizona, Photography

Richard Heeps

Road to Gunsight, Highway 86, Arizona, 2001
24 x 36.6 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, The Silver State, Las Vegas, Photography

Richard Heeps

The Silver State, Las Vegas, 2001
24 x 36.6 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Chevy at the Diner, Bisbee, Arizona, Photography

Richard Heeps

Chevy at the Diner, Bisbee, Arizona, 2001
24 x 36.6 x 0 inch
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$947

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Lone Pine, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Lone Pine, California, 2000
24 x 36.6 x 0 inch
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$947

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Vetyver Pool, Poovar, Kerala, Photography

Richard Heeps

Vetyver Pool, Poovar, Kerala, 2013
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$947

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Nicely's Cafe, Mono Lake, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nicely's Cafe, Mono Lake, California, 2003
16.5 x 20.1 x 0 inch
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$420

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, 49 Via Dezza at Sunset, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

49 Via Dezza at Sunset, Milan, 2019
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$805

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Foto Studio, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Foto Studio, Milan, 2018
25.6 x 25.6 x 0.4 inch
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$541

Richard Heeps, NOMAD II (Film Rebate), New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

NOMAD II (Film Rebate), New York, 2017
29.5 x 24 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Mercury in the Dust, Hemsby, Norfolk, Photography

Richard Heeps

Mercury in the Dust, Hemsby, Norfolk, 2000
24 x 36.6 x 0 inch
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$947

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Candy Floss, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, Photography

Richard Heeps

Candy Floss, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 2013
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$947

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Lincoln's La Concha, Las Vegas, Photography

Richard Heeps

Lincoln's La Concha, Las Vegas, 2001
24 x 36.6 inch
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$805

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, The Mirage, Norfolk, Photography

Richard Heeps

The Mirage, Norfolk, 1999
24 x 36.6 inch
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$805

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Bonanza Café, Lone Pine, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Bonanza Café, Lone Pine, California, 2000
29.9 x 29.9 x 0.4 inch
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$1,752

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Pink Floral Dress, Photography

Richard Heeps

Pink Floral Dress, 2009
16.5 x 11 x 0 inch
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$203

Our recommendations Richard Heeps, Resting Hot Rod, Bakersfield, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Resting Hot Rod, Bakersfield, California, 2003
11 x 16.5 x 0 inch
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$203

Richard Heeps, NOMAD I (Film Rebate), New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

NOMAD I (Film Rebate), New York, 2017
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$947

Richard Heeps, Nomad IX (Film Rebate), New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad IX (Film Rebate), New York, 2017
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$947

Richard Heeps, Nomad VIII (Film Rebate), New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad VIII (Film Rebate), New York, 2017
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$947

Richard Heeps, Nomad VII (Film Rebate), New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad VII (Film Rebate), New York, 2017
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$947

Richard Heeps, Nomad V (Film Rebate), New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad V (Film Rebate), New York, 2017
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$947

Richard Heeps, NOMAD III (Film Rebate), New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

NOMAD III (Film Rebate), New York, 2017
29.5 x 24 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Ices Pink, Bexhill-on-Sea, Photography

Richard Heeps

Ices Pink, Bexhill-on-Sea, 2021
36.6 x 24 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Yellow Corridor Day, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Yellow Corridor Day, Milan, 2019
29.5 x 24 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Out of Service, Wildwood, NJ, Photography

Richard Heeps

Out of Service, Wildwood, NJ, 2013
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Foyer IV, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Foyer IV, Milan, 2019
29.5 x 24 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Yellow Corridor Night, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Yellow Corridor Night, Milan, 2019
20.1 x 16.5 x 0 inch
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$420

Richard Heeps, Karma, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Karma, Milan, 2001
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Ices, Bexhill-on-Sea, Photography

Richard Heeps

Ices, Bexhill-on-Sea, 2020
36.6 x 24 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Garage Door, Porta Genova, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Garage Door, Porta Genova, Milan, 2018
24 x 29.5 x 0.2 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Fish & Chip Van, Haddenham, Photography

Richard Heeps

Fish & Chip Van, Haddenham, 1993
24 x 36.6 x 0.4 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Industrial Jungle, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Industrial Jungle, Milan, 2018
24 x 29.5 x 0.2 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Rainbow Apartments, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Rainbow Apartments, Milan, 2020
29.5 x 24 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Shopping Club Window II, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Shopping Club Window II, Milan, 2018
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$947

Richard Heeps, Tabacchi at Night, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Tabacchi at Night, Milan, 2019
29.5 x 24 x 0 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Red Dinosaur II, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Red Dinosaur II, Milan, 2020
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Red Dinosaur, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Red Dinosaur, Milan, 2020
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Dice I, Hemsby, Norfolk, Photography

Richard Heeps

Dice I, Hemsby, Norfolk, 2004
36.6 x 24 x 0 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Towards Rock Hill, Salton Sea, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Towards Rock Hill, Salton Sea, California, 2003
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Listen to the Bass, Photography

Richard Heeps

Listen to the Bass, 2009
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$805

Richard Heeps, Factory Spine, Lambrate, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Factory Spine, Lambrate, Milan, 2018
24 x 29.5 x 0 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Ordinary Places Nine Piece Installation, Photography

Richard Heeps

Ordinary Places Nine Piece Installation, 1986
35.4 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch
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$1,624

Richard Heeps, Poor Richard - Head, North Sore, Salton Sea, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Poor Richard - Head, North Sore, Salton Sea, California, 2003
24 x 29.5 x 0.4 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Call Box, Salton City, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Call Box, Salton City, California, 2003
29.5 x 24 x 0.4 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Prayer Flags, Darjeeling, West Bengal, Photography

Richard Heeps

Prayer Flags, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 2013
17.7 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$805

Richard Heeps, Nomad Nine, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad Nine, New York, 2017
51.2 x 33.1 x 0.4 inch
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$1,827

Richard Heeps, Space, Ibiza, The Balearic Islands, Photography

Richard Heeps

Space, Ibiza, The Balearic Islands, 2016
27.6 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$670

Richard Heeps, The Rochlitzer's Raspberry Rocket (front), Bonneville, Utah, Photography

Richard Heeps

The Rochlitzer's Raspberry Rocket (front), Bonneville, Utah, 2003
19.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
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$455

Richard Heeps, The Enigma Machine, Bletchley Park, Photography

Richard Heeps

The Enigma Machine, Bletchley Park, 2003
19.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
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$455

Richard Heeps, Big Window, Lambrate, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Big Window, Lambrate, Milan, 2018
25.6 x 25.6 x 0.4 inch
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$541

Richard Heeps, LSR Streamliner II, Bonneville, Utah, Photography

Richard Heeps

LSR Streamliner II, Bonneville, Utah, 2003
25.6 x 37.4 x 0 inch
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$677

Richard Heeps, Motel Entrance, Desert Shores, Salton Sea, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Motel Entrance, Desert Shores, Salton Sea, California, 2003
33.5 x 25.6 x 0 inch
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$677

Richard Heeps, Palm Tree, Salton Sea, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Palm Tree, Salton Sea, California, 2003
33.5 x 25.6 x 0 inch
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$677

Richard Heeps, Ballantines Movie Colony II, Palm Springs, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Ballantines Movie Colony II, Palm Springs, California, 2002
32.3 x 37.4 x 0.4 inch
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$805

Richard Heeps, Texaco Marine, Photography

Richard Heeps

Texaco Marine, 2002
32.3 x 42.9 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$805

Richard Heeps, Beach Ball - Ballantines Movie Colony, Palm Springs, California, Photography

Richard Heeps

Beach Ball - Ballantines Movie Colony, Palm Springs, California, 2003
24 x 29.9 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$805

Richard Heeps, Motel Desert Shores, Photography

Richard Heeps

Motel Desert Shores, 2003
32.3 x 37.4 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$805

Richard Heeps, Leaving, Photography

Richard Heeps

Leaving, 2001
32.3 x 42.9 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$805

Richard Heeps, Hula Doll, Photography

Richard Heeps

Hula Doll, 2001
25 x 28.9 x 0.3 inch
Photography

$535

Richard Heeps, Foyer VII, Milan, Photography

Richard Heeps

Foyer VII, Milan, 2020
29.5 x 24 x 0 inch
Photography

$947

Affordable Art Fair Brussels

Bleach Box Photography Gallery

Affordable Art Fair Brussels
From March 14, 2018 To March 18, 2018

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