FRENCH

Contact:

Richard ‘FRENCH’ Sayer

funeralfrench @ yahoo . com

Artist / Illustrator

Richard “French” Sayer  is an Artist & Illustrator originally from the UK.

Creating artwork, illustration and graphics for the Music industry, Advertising, Print, Fashion, Publishing and the Skateboard industry.

French exhibits continuously world wide in both group and solo exhibitions. Recently art directing a number of projects, brands and curating exhibitions.

French is co-owner and art director of “Witchcraft Hardware”.

Clients:

Advertising:

Brands:

Publishing / Print:

Music / Record Labels:

Fashion:

Footwear Brands:

Skateboarding:

Solo Exhibitions:

“Fatal If Swallowed” – Beyond Gallery, Perth, Australia – November 2016

“Brainwave” – Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne, Australia – August 2016

“Knightmare” – China Heights Gallery, Sydney, Australia – April 2016

“French x Kr3w” – Empire Gallery, Long Beach, California, USA – January 2015

“Black Veil” - Mild Manners, True East, Melbourne, Australia – March 2014

“Means To An End” - China Heights Gallery, Sydney, Australia -February 2014

“Tokyo Art Book Fair” - Galeria De Muerte, Tokyo, Japan – October 2013

“VERITA VLTIMA VITAE” – Scion Installation, Los Angeles, USA – September 2012

“Let Us Prey” – Beach London Gallery, London, UK- May 2012

“French” - Ninelives Gallery, Brisbane Australia – January 2012 (print exhibition)

“Oath Of Armageddon” – Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne, Australia – January 2012

“At First Light” – Ninelives Gallery, Brisbane, Australia – August 2010 (joint show with Murdoch Stafford)

“Isolated Magic” – Chapter One Gallery, London – December 2009

“Blood Oath” – Archipeligo Gallery, Sheffield – October 2009

“The Initiation” – Cerasoli Gallery, LA, USA – September 2009 (joint show with Derek Albeck)

“Cursed Scrolls”- Mishka, Brooklyn, USA – July 2009

“Slaughter” – Metal Destroys W+K” – Wieden and Kennedy, Amsterdam, Netherlands – July 2009

“Humour of Initiation” – Vans / 5050 Gallery, Bristol – April 2009

“Made of Rats” – Force of Nature Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark – Feb 2009

“Funeral Fog” – Monster Children Gallery, Australia – December 2008

“Hand of Glory” – Nine Lives Gallery, Brisbane, Australia – November 2008

“Lord of Light” – Don’t Come Gallery, Melborne, Australia, – November 2008

“Desolate Delights” – Derek Albeck and French, Berdhouse Gallery, LA, USA – May 2008 (Joint Exhibition)

“High Priestess of the Woods” – Analogue, Edinburgh – January 2008

“French” – Projekts Gallery, Manchester – May 2007

“Funerality” – Monster Children Gallery, Sydney Australia – May 2007

“Conventional Weapons” -  KCDC, Brooklyn, New York – February 2007 (Joint Exhibition with Fos)

Group Exhibitions:

“King Brown” - Form Gallery, Perth, Australia – March 2015

“Welcome to Black Canyon” – Conduit Arts, Melbourne, Australia – September 2014

“Scissors & Paper” - House of Van, London, UK – July 2014

“GSB 5 Years” - Steinslandberliner Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden – November 2013

“Diversions” – Giant Robot Gallery, Los Angeles, USA – March 2012

“Looking Sideways” – Vans Wangl Tangl Exhibition, Switzerland  - March 2012

“Rolling Back the Years” – Huck Magazine, London – January 2012

“All the Colours of the Dark” – Awful Nice Gallery, St Louis, USA – March 2011

“Close to a World Below” – The Scion Gallery, Los Angeles, USA – October 2010 (Curator)

“Disorder Disorder” – The Penrith Regional Gallery, Australia – August 2010

“Skull Duggery” – Pure Evil Gallery, London, UK – March 2010

“Scion Installation 6” -Touring Exhibition, LA, Austin, Witchita, Minneapolis, Brooklyn – Jan 2010 – August 2010

“Metal” – Giant Robot Gallery. New York, – November 2009

“Scion Installation 5” – Touring Exhibition, Detroit, MI, Miami, FL, Phoenix, AZ, Minneapolis, MN, New York, NY, San Jose, CA, Philadelphia, PA, Portland, OR, Los Angeles, CA, USA – December 2008 – August 2009

“Take to the Woods” – Analogue, Edinburgh – December 2007

“We’re Rollin, They’re Hatin” – Riviera Gallery, Brooklyn, USA – October 2007

“To the Masses” - Scion Installation, Los Angeles USA – August 2007

“Cherryvale Skateboards” – London – July 2007

“Sixteen X Twelve” -  Monsterchildren Gallery, Sydney, Australia – November 2006

“A Thousand Things” – MU Gallery, Eindhoven, – July 2006

“The Rest Is Total Silence” – ATM Gallery, New York – July 2006

“Everyone knows this is Nowhere” -  Galleri Loyal, Stockholm,– May 2005

“The Banjo Show” – 88B Gallery, London – April 2005

“Moving Units” - Kingsland Rd, London – August 2004

“Window Show” – Wren Gallery, Sydney, Australia – October – November 2003

“Sneaker Pimps”- Sydney, Tokyo, Berlin, L.A – November 2003 – September 2004

“Artist In Residence Commission” – Kinross Wolaroi School, Sydney, Australia – September 2003

“Exhibition 101” – Sydney, Australia – May 2003

“Skate Art” – Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe – June 2003

“A Surface In Between” -  Arthouse, Hoxton, London – May 2003

“Side Effects of Urethane” – Jam Factory, London – November 2001

Education

1st Class BA Hons Fine Art, Staffordshire University, 2002