Born in Christchurch New Zealand, Richard Wearn has lived in the US since 1993. He was trained at the Elam School of Art, University of Auckland graduating BFA in 1993. In 1996 Richard received an MFA in Sculpture from the Roski School of Art, University of Southern California. He has produced projects that have been exhibited at Teststrip Gallery, Auckland, NZ, The Chinati Foundation Marfa, Texas, The Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, The National Center for the Arts, Mexico City, Hillary Crisp Gallery London, The Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair, Amsterdam Center for Visual Art, and Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland. Richard is represented by Gow Langsford Gallery Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to joining the faculty at California State University, Los Angeles in 2005, Richard has held various teaching positions in the US. Since 2009 he has based his practice in Amsterdam and Los Angeles.