Dean, School of Art and Design, FIT
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Troy Richards is an interdisciplinary artist who often works in collaboration. He received an MFA in Painting from Cranbrook and a BFA from University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He is Dean of the School of Art and Design at FIT. Richards has exhibited widely nationally with solo/collaborative exhibitions at the Delaware Art Museum, Grand Arts (Kansas City, MO), Thomas Robertello Gallery (Chicago and the Aqua Art Fair Miami), as well as Whittier College (Whittier, CA). His work has been included in exhibitions in New York City at P.S.1, White Columns, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Queens Museum of Art, the International Print Center, and Center for Book Arts among others. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, The New Art Examiner, Time Out NewYork, NY Arts Magazine, New City Chicago, and others. Richards has received numerous grants, including the Delaware Established Artist Fellowship, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Grant and Ohio Arts Council Grant for Individual Excellence.