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Wendy Richmond is a visual artist, writer and educator whose work explores issues of public privacy, technology and creativity in contemporary culture. After graduating from Wesleyan University with a background in fine arts, design and dance, Richmond began mixing traditional media with new technology at MIT’s Visible Language Workshop. She collaborated with programmers in pioneering work at MIT’s Media Lab, and co-founded the Design Lab at WGBH in Boston. She received her Master’s degree at New York University. Richmond’s photographs, videos, installations and collaborative works have been exhibited internationally. She is the recipient of a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center residency, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a LEF Foundation grant, the
Hatch Award for Creative Excellence, an American Academy in Rome Visiting Artist residency, and numerous art and design awards. Richmond’s recent exhibitions include “Wendy Richmond Rocks TVs” (Carroll and Sons, 2013); “Wendy Richmond:Navigating the Personal Bubble," (Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 2012); "Overheard" (gallery@calit2, University of California, San Diego, 2010); and “Public Privacy: Wendy Richmond’s Surreptitious Cellphone” (Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, 2007-2008).

Richmond’s teaching experience includes MIT, International Center of Photography, Rhode Island School of Design, and Harvard University Graduate School of Education where she co-created courses in media and expression. Richmond is a contributing editor at Communications Arts magazine; her regular column “Design Culture” began in 1984. She is the author of Design & Technology: Erasing the Boundaries and overneath, a collaboration of photography and dance.  Her newest book is Art Without Compromise*. Richmond serves on the BRIC Artists Council and the MacDowell Fellows Executive Committee.