Education

2002 Platinum workshop with Richard Sullivan of Bostick & Sullivan, Santa Fe, New Mexicio, U.S.A
1984 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, Preservation of Black & White Photographic Images
1982 Owens Valley Photographic Workshop, Oregon Coast, directors: Bruce Barnbaum, Ray McSaveney and John Sexton
— The last 37 years worked as photographer/darkroom technician/Curator of Photography

Employment

1986 – present, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Curator of Photography.
1981 – 1986, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Photographic Technician/Photographer.
Since 1987 Guest Instructor with Photographic Arts Workshops,Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa & United States.
1980 Photographer, Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society.
1978–79 Photographer/Technician for The Alberta Report magazine.
1977 Graphic Arts Cameraman for Spectrum Industrial Photographers, Edmonton.

Grants

2011 Alberta Culture Visual Arts Project Cost Grant for the Exhibition, “Counterpoint in Black and White”
2010 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Cultural Relations Project Grant
2007 Fellowship Grant, Agbar Fundacio Agbar, Museu Agbar De Les Agues
1997 Art Aquisition Photography Commission, Town of Canmore, Alberta
1996 Bank of Missions grant, “The Canadian Rockies”, Mexico City
1990 Canada Council project grant, “Guatemala”
1985 Alberta Culture Visual Arts Project Cost Grant for the Exhibition, “Among the Mountains”
1984 Short Term Study Grant under the Canadian Museums Association Bursary Programme to attend conference on Preservation of Black and White Photographic images, Rochester, N.Y.
1980 Grant Recipient, Alberta 75th Anniversary Project photographing in the mountains of Alberta

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010 “New Work”, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
2010 “Theatre of Stone”, Museo Nazionale della Montagne, Torino, Italy
2009 “Theatre of Stone”, Italian Cultural Institute, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 “Theatre of Stone”, Teplice Mountain Film Festival, Teplice Nad Metuji, Czech Republic
2008 “Agua: Imågenes de España”, Museu Agbar De Les Aigues, Barcelona, Spain
2008 “Agua: Imågenes de España”, Zaragoza, Spain, EXPO 2008
2007 “Viaggio All’Oro, Following The Gold Rush Trail”, Italian Cultural Institute, Vancouver, B.C.
2007 “Silver”, Summit Gallery of Fine Art, Banff, Alberta
2006 “I Popoli Della Luna • The People of the Moon”, Kinshasa, Congo
2006 “I Popoli Della Luna • The People of the Moon”, The National Museum, Kampala, Uganda
2006 “I Popoli Della Luna • The People of the Moon”, Museo Nazionale della Montagne, Torino, Italy
2006 “Beyond Borders, Guatemala & Uganda”, Avens Gallery, Canmore, Alberta
2005 “The Canadian Rockies”, Avens Gallery, Canmore, Alberta
2005 “Viaggio All’Oro, Following The Gold Rush Trail”, Museo Nazionale della Montagne, Torino, Italy
2003 “Ritratti Dalle Vette”, Museo Nazionale della Montagne, Torino, Italy
2000 – 2003 “Portaits from the Summit,” toured to 11 countries in Europe
2000 “Portaits from the Summit,” Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
2000 The Centre for Photography, San Juan Capistrano, California, U.S.A.
1999 “New Work, Guatemala & Canadian Rockies, CAG, Calgary, Alberta
1998 “The Canadian Rockies,”Canadian Culture Centre, Paris, France
1998 “The Canadian Rockies,” Passey, France
1998 “The Canadian Rockies,” Tatar/Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997 “Guatemalan Portrait,” Rocky Mountain School of Photography,
Missoula, Montana
1997 “The Canadian Rockies,” Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
1997 “The Canadian Rockies,” Photogroup, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A.
1997 “The Canadian Rockies,” The Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan, toured by
The Centre for Mountain Culture, The Banff Centre, Banff
1996 “The Canadian Rockies,” The Canadian Embassy, Mexico City, Mexico, toured by The Centre for Mountain Culture, The Banff Centre, Banff
1996 “The Canadian Rockies,” Plaza Loreto, Mexico City, Mexico, toured by
The Centre for Mountain Culture, The Banff Centre, Banff
1996 “The Canadian Rockies,” Yellowhead Musem and Art Gallery, Jasper, Alberta, toured by the Whyte Musem of the Canadain Rockies, Banff
1994 “The Canadian Rockies,” Museo Nazionale della Montagne, Torino, Italy
toured by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta, 
1994 “The Canadian Rockies,” Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff
1994 “The Canadian Rockies,” Folio Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1991 Auto Gallery, Bankers Hall, Calgary, Alberta
1989 “Guatemala,” Folio Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1988 “Guatemala,” Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff
1986 Canada House, Banff, Alberta
1986 Eric Harvie Theatre, The Banff Centre, in conjunction with the 1986 Mountain Film Festival
1985 “Among the Mountains,” Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
1985 “Among the Mountains,” Whitehorse Gallery, Whitehorse, N.W.T.
1985 “Among the Mountains,” Folio Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1983 Peter Whyte Gallery, Banff, Alberta

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 “Counterpoint in Black and White”, Museum of Comntemporary Art, Calgary
2005 “Summer Group Show”, Summit Gallery of Fine Art, Banff, Alberta
2004 “Elemental Inspiration”, Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
2003 “Summer Landscape Exhibition”, Tatar Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2001 “Wheeler Hut Expedition,” Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD, Calgary
2000 “Wheeler Hut Expedition,” The Works, Edmonton, Alberta
2000 “Wheeler Hut Expedition,” Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
2000 “100 Scatti per il 2000,” Photography Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2000 “100 Scatti per il 2000,” Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
2000 “100 Scatti per il 2000,” Museo Nazionale Della Montagne, Torino, Italy
1999 “Impressioni Di Viaggio”, Museo Nazionale Della Montagne, Torino, Italy
1998 “Imaging Nature”, The Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1997 “Selected Artists,” Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
1996 Tatar/Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1995 The Center for Photography, San Juan Capistrano, California, U.S.A.
1992 “Man, Land, Place,” three Alberta photographers, touring show, organized and circulated by the Edmonton Art Gallery
1991 “A Conscious Choice,” six documentary photographers, Muttart Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1990 “Spirit of the Wilderness,” Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
1988 Nova Garden, Calgary, Alberta
1988 “Impressed by the View,” Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
1988 “Alberta Visual Artists,” Centre for Performing Arts, Calgary, Alta
1987 “An Alberta Sense of Place,” McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1987 “Photographers of the Canadian Rockies,” Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
1986 “C.N.I.B. Art 86,” Edmonton, Alberta
1986 “Small Prints,” Folio Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1985 “New Faces,” Muttart Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1984 “Summer Celebration,” recent work by seven Alberta photographers, Folio Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1983 “High Light: The Mountain in Photography, 1840 to the Present,” the International Centre for Photography, New York, N.Y., U.S.A
1982 “Being There,” Peter Whyte Gallery, Banff, Alberta
1982 “Exceptional Pass, the Quests, the Expeditions, the Explorations,” Peter Whyte Gallery, Banff, Alberta
1981 Juried, the Canmore Artists and Artisans Guild, Canmore, Alberta

Publications

  • Avenue Magazine, “Self-Portrait”, page 114, February 2012 
  • “Counterpoint in Black and White”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Calgary, 2012
  • “Why Photographs Work”,Rockynook Publishing, 2011
  • “Theatro Di Pietra • Kamenné Divadlo • Theatre of Stone”, Nazionale Museo della Montagna, Duca Delgi Abruzzi, Club Alpino Italiano, 2009
  • “Agua: Imågnes de España, Water: Images of Spain”, Agbar Fundacio Agbar, Museu Agbar De Les Agues, 2008
  • PhotoLife Magazine, “Guatemala: A Portrait, by Craig Richards”, November 2006 pages 88-104
  • Alberta Views Magazine, “Alberta Photographers”, January 2006 
  • “I Popoli Della Luna • The People of the Moon, Ruwenzori 1906-2006”, Nazionale Museo della Montagna, Duca Delgi Abruzzi, Club Alpino Italiano, 2006
  • “Viaggio All’Oro, L’Immaginaro Del Klondike”, Nazionale Museo della Montagna, Duca Delgi Abruzzi, Club Alpino Italiano, 2005
  • “Portfolio,” Altitudes Magazine, Libris, Seyssinet, France, 2003
  • “Ritratti Dalle Vette, Incontri Fotografici Con Craig Richards,” Nazionale Museo della Montagna, Duca Delgi Abruzzi, Club Alpino Italiano, 2003
  • “Voices From The Summit,” National Geographic Adventure Press, 2000
  • “100 Scatti per il 2000”, Nazionale Museo della Montagna, Duca Delgi Abruzzi, Club Alpino Italiano, 2000
  • Avenue West Magazine, Calgary, “Profile”, January 2000 
  • “Impressioni di Viaggio, Quattro Fotografi Starnieri Nelle Valli Torinesi”
  • Nazionale Museo della Montagna, Duca Delgi Abruzzi, Club Alpino Italiano, 1999
  • Avenue Magazine, Calgary, “Portrait of an Artist”, June 1997, pages 8 & 9 
  • CRAIG RICHARDS, 1997 Calendar, Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts publication
  • Profile, ARTS ALIVE, CBC radio, October 1996
  • Profile, ARTS ALBERTA, CKUA radio, December 1995
  • CRAIG RICHARDS, Un Fotografo alla Riscoperta della Montagne Rocciose, Museo Nazionale Museo della Montagna, Duca Delgi Abruzzi, Club Alpino Italiano, 1994
  • 2nd Edition, CRAIG RICHARDS, THE CANADIAN ROCKIES, Book, Sawback Press, 1994
  • CRAIG RICHARDS, THE CANADIAN ROCKIES, Book, Sawback Press, 1994
  • Portfolio, CANADIAN ALPINE JOURNAL, pages 34-37, 1994
  • A Conscious Choice, Six Photographic Projects, Catalogue, March 1991,
  • Muttart Gallery
  • Borealis Magazine, “Profile,” Fall 1990, pages 38–43
  • 1988 Diachem Corporate Calendar, The Young Canadian Artist Series No. 8
  • Cityscope Magazine, Calgary, “Profile,” Winter 84/85, pages 32–33
  • A Grand and Fabulous Notion, The First Century of Canada’s Past, NC Press Limited, 1985, back cover
  • Happy Birthday Alberta 75th, Alberta 75th Publication, 1980, page 25 (3)
  • Lake Louise, A Diamond in the Wilderness, Altitude Publishing, 1982, page 64
  • Exceptional Pass, the Quests, the Expeditions, the Explorations, Peter Whyte Gallery, 1982, page 60
  • Reproduction printing for publications including Legacy in Ice, the Vaux Family and the Canadian Rockies, Whyte Foundation, 1983, and Great Days in the Rockies, the Photographs of Byron Harmon, 1906-1943, Altitude Pub. Ltd, 1984

Collections

Agbar, Fundacio Agbar, Barcelona, Spain
Alberta Art Foundation
Alberta Government Telephones, Calgary
Air Canada, Montreal
Amoco Petroleum, Calgary
Berzak Partners Architects, New York
Brewster Transport, Banff
Calgary Regional Arts Foundation
Carruthers, Marshall & Associates Architects, Calgary
City of Calgary
City of Edmonton
Diachem, Vancouver
Eastman Kodak, Rochester, N.Y.
Glenbow Museum, Calgary
Government of Alberta, Board of Industrial Relations and Labour
Honich Corporation, Toronto
Hamich International Corporation, Vancouver
Marquis Enterprises, Calgary
MEG Oil, Calgary
Museo Nazionale della Montagne, Torino, Italy
Museu Agbar de les Agues, Barcelona, Spain
Norman Mackenzie Medical Research Hospital, Edmonton
Rex Petroleum, Calgary
Scotia Waterous, Calgary
Town of Canmore
Trimac Ltd., Calgary
Trizec Corporation, Calgary,
Waterous Securities Inc., Calgary
Western Securities, Calgary
Weyerhaeuser Canada Limited
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff
Wooliams, Korman, Moore & Wittman, legal firm, Calgary
Numerous private collections

Representing Galleries

Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
Elevations Gallery, Canmore, Alberta, CANADA
Arts South, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
The Centre for Photography, San Juan Capistrano, U.S.A.