RICHARD REES F.S.A.I. (Chairman) / R.I.B.A.
– Patterns of Settlement –

– Belgium – Bolivia – Bulgaria – Chile – England – France – Greece – India – Italy – – Latvia – Malta – Mexico – Russia – Scotland – Sicily – Spain – Yemen –
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6pm Thursday 18th June

Saturday 27th June 2015

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Richard Rees travels widely recording roof-top vistas. In his studio, these records are subject to his architect’s eye, and formal compositions of vivid colour are made in oil pastels. The result is a very particular vision of the way in which different societies and traditions develop unique ‘Patterns of Settlement’.

Rees trained and practiced as an architect before becoming a professional architectural illustrator in 1984. Specialising in large scale Masterplan design, he was responsible for the Masterplan for the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon (including Henman Hill) and the City Centre Masterplan for Liverpool One, which was shortlisted for the Stirling Prize in 2012. He became Chairman of the Society of Architectural Illustration in 2015.

Recent Exhibitions:

2010 – Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2011 – Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2013 – Society of Architectural Illustrators, Anise Gallery, London
2013 – Pullen’s, Herne Hill (Mixed show of three Artists)
2013 – Curwen Gallery, London (Annual Mixed Show)
2014 – Scottish Society of Architect Artists mixed shows, West Kilbride (Invited Exhibitor)
2014 – New English Art Club (NEAC), Mall Galleries, London
2015 – Scottish Society of Architect Artists, West Kilbride (Invited Exhibitor)
2015 – Pastel Society, Mall Galleries, London
2015 – New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London (Concurrent with A and H Exhibition)
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Note: Nothing will be sold before the exhibition opens at 6pm on Thursday 18th June

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