Richard Buckheim

richard-buckheim

  • Born April 7, 1943
  • 1964 Attended San Diego State College. Studied painting and sculpture.
  • 1966 Graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Fine Art (major in painting.)
  • 1968 Worked as an advertising art director in the San Francisco area, where Bay Area artists such as Richard Diebenkorn, Nathan Olivera, and David Park were major influences.
  • 1970-83 Taught art at the University of Michigan and at Eastern Michigan University. Served on the advisory board of the University of Michigan Museum of Art and on the board of directors of the Ann Arbor Art Association.
  • 1983-85 Worked in New York in public relations, clients included the Newberger Museum, Marlboro Galleries, Andre Emerick Gallery and Robert Elkon Gallery. While in New York, worked with many artists including Alex Katz, Ruben Nakian, Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell, Adja Yunkers and Sam Francis.
  • 1985 Moved to the Florida Keys and married Susan Bailey, also an artist.
  • 1997-98 Spent summers in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico painting and studying local ceramic techniques.
  • 1999 Meets Peter Voulkos, begins collaboration with him by pit firing many of Voulkos’ ceramic bowls, a technique Buckheim learned in Mexico.
  • 2004 Establishes summer studio in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

EXHIBITS

  • 1966 56th Exhibition of Michigan Artists, Detroit Institute of Arts.
  • 1980 One-person show and guest Lecturer, University of Wisconsin at River Falls.
  • 1989 Exhibited, Peter Drew Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida.
  • 1998 One-person show, City Art Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • 2001 Invitational Exhibit, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • 2002 Juried Exhibit of South Florida Artists, Key West Art and History Museum Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida. Exhibit of recent paintings.
  • 2003 Robert Kidd Galley, Birmingham, Michigan, group exhibit. Ward Gallery , Harbor Springs, Michigan, 2 person show. Lucky Street Gallery , Key West, Florida. One-person show.
  • 2004 Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, “Dealers Choice” Group exhibit. Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida. “Creative Juices Flowing” 3 person show.
  • 2005 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida. One-person show. Key West Art and History Museum, One-person show.
  • 2006 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida One-person show.
  • 2007 Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan. One-person show.
  • 2009 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida, 2 person show Husband and wife.
  • 2010 Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan. Group show, gallery stable.
  • 2011 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida exhibit of new work – figurative and collage. Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan – Fall Season show featuring two 66 x 66 in oils
  • 2012 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida – New Work, Large images.
  • 2013 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida – Figurative Works.
  • 2014 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida – Group show. Paul Gildea Contemporary Gallery, Key West, Florida – Group show.
  • 2015 Paul Gildea Contemporary Gallery, Key West, Florida – Group show. Paul Gildea contemporary Gallery, Key West, Florida “Art – One Man’s Perspective” One man show.

Artist’s Works