Munich-born Richard Schur (b.1971) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich, graduating in 2000, and from 2002 to 2008 was Assistant Professor at his alma mater. Recent solo shows include Manhattan Stories, Galerie Postel, Hamburg (2015), White Lights, Galerie Ebbers, Kranenburg (2014), and Edge of Light, Galeria Manuel Ojeda, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2011), while group exhibitions include Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich (2015), We Are Pleased to Invite You #5, Carlos Carvalho Arte Contemporanea, Lisbon (2015), Weight for the Showing, Maddox Arts, London (2015), Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Klaus Braun, Stuttgart (2015), Small Works & Toy Stories, Art 3, Brooklyn, New York (2014), Cruce de colecciones, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2014), and Flashes and Fiction, Galerie der Moderne, Stefan Vogdt, Munich (2013). Schur is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, including the 2014 ISCP International Studio & Curatorial Programme in New York, as well as residencies and grants from the Centre Cultural Andraxt, Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts, and the Erwin and Gisela von Steiner Foundation, Munich. His work can be found in collections including the Guangdong Museum of Art in China and the BMW Group art collection. Schur currently lives and works in Munich and Berlin.