Pierre Riche

Pierre Riche

Freedom, CA, United States

About Pierre Riche


2016 Accepted into Cloverdale Ca. town-wide juried sculpture exhibition and received Honorable mention award.

2015 Awarded best in show for "Gears Of Thought" sculpture at Oakwilde Ranch and sculpture jurried sculpture show in Spring Valley Ca.

2014 Received a purchase award for the Juried ACA (Art Comes Alive) show from ADC (Art Design Consultants) in Cincinnati Ohio.

2012 Exhibited fire sculpture and “Metaface” in front of the MOCA at the Geffen in LA. for “Spirit Of Hope” fundraiser

2010 Invited to show “Healing Eye” Fire sculpture on the playa at Burning Man festival.

2009 studio fire destroyed building and some equipment. some sculptures were destroyed and some damaged.

2007 Taught a metal mask making class at “the Crucible” in Oakland, Ca.

2007- 2012 Built a large fire sculpture for Fire art festivals and toured it to festivals.

2006 Joined the community metal arts studio at the “Box shop” in San Fransisco, Ca.

2005 moved to California.

2002, 2004 Participated in Kingston Ny. biennial sculpture show.

2002 Taught welding to intern student from local elementary school.

2001 Curated a sculpture park in Woodstock, NY. on Woodstock's 100 year anniversary of Americas oldest artist colony.

2000 Chosen to exhibit his "Melting Strat" guitar sculpture in the village square of Woodstock NY. for a juried guitar sculpture exhibition. The sculpture was auctioned off by Southebys auction house on Ebay.

1997 Took figure sculpting class at the Art Students league NYC.

1995 Showed and sold sculpture at Avery Fisher hall at Lincoln center plaza. NYC.

1994 Guitar sculpture collected by The Lions Group and placed in Aerosmiths private club “Mama Kins” in Boston.

1994 Exhibited a life sized guitar player welded metal sculpture at Woodstock 25th anniversary concert. Had sculpture on the TV news channels in Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia and other countries.

1994 Moved to Woodstock NY.

1993 Apprenticed with Metal sculptor Jack Kearney In Provincetown, Cape Cod Ma.

1992 Had artworks collected and placed in Reginald Cabral’s famous art collection.

1992-1994 Lived on Cape Cod in an Artist colony. Was a member of the Provincetown arts museum.

1991 Drove cross country to live in Bisbee Az. Created an art installation for the Bisbee, Az. mining museum.

1990 Awarded best in show in Ridgefield Guild Of Artists juried art show.

1988 -1991 Attended The School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago.

1985-1988 Attended The White Mtn School in Littleton, NH. An Outdoors oriented boarding school.

1981 Did a two week long Outward Bound in Colorado. Saved the instructors life from falling through thin ice in a marble mine.

1966 Born in NYC.


White Mtn. School NH.
Art Institute Of Chicago
Art students league NYC



Group shows:
2017 Robert Blitzer Gallery "Metal masters" Curated by Pierre Riche and Robert Blitzer. Santa Cruz Ca.
2017 Oakwilde sculpture park, group show, Valley Springs, Ca.
2016 Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.
2016 Haggin Museum juried sculpture show. Stockton, Ca.
2015 museum of Fine art Boston, Ma.
2015 Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH.
2014 Titus Gallery, Carmel, CA.
2014 Art Design Consultants, Purchase award, Cincinnati, OH.
2012 Museum Of And History, Santa Cruz, CA.
2012 Museum Of Contemporary Art (MOCA) The Geffin, LA, CA.
2012 Art Du Jour Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.
2012 Artist Tree Gallery, Felton, CA.
2011 Wisdom conference, Concourse center, SF, CA.
2010 Burning Man Festival, Pyramid Lake Region, NA.
2007, 2008, 2010, Burning Man Decompression event, SF, CA.
2010 Jellyfish Gallery, SF, CA.
2009 Anon Salon, SF, CA.
2009, 2010 Serra Phi Gallery, SF, CA.
2007, 2008 The Crucible Gallery, Oakland, CA.
2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 The Concourse Center, SF, CA.
2006 The Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA.
2005 Tribe Gallery, NYC, NY.
2004 Puccio Gallery, NYC, NY.
2004 Kingston Biennial juried Sculpture competition, Kingston, NY.
2002 Kingston Biennial Juried Sculpture Competition, Kingston, NY.
2002 Off The Wall Gallery, Kingston, NY.
2001 Colony Sculpture Park, Woodstock, NY.
1999 Elane Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, LI.
1998 Avery Fischer Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC, NY.
1996 Fletcher Gallery, Woodstock, NY.
1995 Woodstock Guild Of Craftsmen, Woodstock, NY.
1994,1996 Woodstock artist Association, Woodstock, NY.
1991 Makeshift Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
1990 Subway Gallery, Bisbee, AZ.
1990 Wenniger Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
1990 Ridgefield Guild Of Artists, Jurried best in show, Ridgefield, CT.
1989 The Chicago Art Institute Student Gallery, Chicago IL.
1988 Herman Crown gallery, Chicago, IL.
1985, 1986 White Mtn School Student Gallery, Littleton, NH.

Solo shows:
2003 Coffey Gallery, Kingston, NY.
2001 Thanassi Gallery, Cape Cod, Ma.
2000 Coffey Gallery, Kingston, NY.
1997 Waterfront Gallery, West Stockbridge, Ma.
1995 Michael Kisslinger Gallery, NYC, Ny.
1993 Wholfarth Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.
1992 Stellwagen Gallery, Provincetown, Ma.

Sculpture Parks:
2016 Sierra Azul sculpture garden, Watsonville, Ca.
2016 Cloverdale outdoor town-wide sculpture exhibit. Cloverdale, Ca. Awarded Honorable mention.
2016 Oakwilde sculpture park, Valley Springs, Ca.
2015 Sierra Azul sculpture garden, Watsonville, Ca.
2015 Cloverdale outdoor townwide sculpture exhibit. Cloverdale, Ca.
2015 Ruth Bancroft sculpture garden, Walnut Creek, Ca.
2015 Oakwilde sculpture park, Valley Springs, Ca.
1997,1999, 2003 Kingston Biennial juried Sculpture competition, Kingston, NY.
2002- Colony Sculpture Park. Woodstock, NY.
2001 Colony Sculpture Park, Woodstock, NY.
1999,2000-Artscapes Sculpture Park. Amaganset, LI.
1999 three rivers arts festival Pittsberg Pa.
1993-1998-Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Provincetown, MA.

Museum collections:
Bisbee Mining Museum. Bisbee, Az.
Aldridge Museum Of Contemporary Art. Ridgefield, CT.

First State Mortgage Corporation Collection. Providence, RI.
Club Mamakins. Boston, MA.
The Wildhorse Restaurant. Beverly, MA.
Hasbrouk House Collection. Stone Ridge, NY.
Markerteck Corporation. Saugerties, NY.
Shine Theatre Lounge. SoHo, NYC.
Restaurant 277. Tribeca, NYC.
The Emerson House resort and spa. Phonecia, NY.
Mortgage Dot Com Corporation. Kingston, NY.
Loie Restaurant. Philadelphia, PA.

High Times
Hudson Valley

Born: 1966