Rosalyn Richards received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Yale University School of Art. Her work is represented in many museum and university gallery collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Hood Museum of Dartmouth College, Yale University Art Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Ackland Art Museum of the University of North Carolina, the Samek Gallery of Bucknell University, Purdue University Galleries, and Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, among others. She has held artist residencies at numerous locations in the United States including Virginia Center for Creative Arts and Ragdale in Illinois. She was a visiting artist and critic at Colby College, Cornell University, the University of Dallas and Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in Tianjin, China.
Rosalyn Richards's work has been included in numerous national and international exhibitions, including solo exhibitions at Anchor Graphics in Chicago, Artemisia Gallery in Chicago, The Print Center in Philadelphia, Anita Shapolsky Gallery in New York, and Village Gallery in Hauz Khas Village in New Delhi, India. Recently she exhibited her work at Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts Museum in Tianjin, China where she was also a guest lecturer. Her work explores the relationship between nature and technology and human efforts to discover new layers of reality beneath the surface of our everyday world. Richards is originally from California, and since 1982 she has taught drawing and printmaking at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.