Catherine Richards


Catherine Richards is a visual artist and professor working in old and new media. She uses installations and participatory strategies to reflect on the idea of technological impact in the body and often uses transparency and electricity as an evident metaphor of connectivity. Her works have been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts; AT&T Canada; The Claudia De Hueck Fellowship in Art and Science at the National Gallery of Canada; the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology, the University of Ottawa. She is currently Professor in the Department of Visual Arts at University of Ottawa.

2007 Invited Artist, Interdisciplinary research team. The Process of Incorporating a Transplanted Heart (PITH): Phenomenological Exploration, Toronto.
2002 Artists-in-Residence for Research Fellowship (AIRes).
2002 Research committee member, Institut de Recherches et Creation en Arts et Technologies Médiatiques, l'UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal) et Concordia University. Montreal, PQ.
2001 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). / The Sub-committee on The Creative and Fine Arts is responsible for providing advice to the Standing Committee on Research Support on the role of SSHRC and its interface with other funders in promoting a dynamic environment for research and research training in the Creative and Fine Arts in Canada.
1994 The Claudia De Hueck Fellowship in Art and Technology
1993 Fellowship in Contemporary Canadian Art. Canadian Centre for the Visual Arts
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