EDUCATION

2018| MFA, Studio Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2015| BFA, Applied Photography, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

AWARDS & HONORS

2018| Lenscratch Student Prize, Lenscratch, Second Place

2018| PDN Student Photo Contest, Photo District News, Grand Prize Winner

2018| Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2018| Student Award for Innovations in Imaging, Society for Photographic Education

2018| Hixson-Lied Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2017| Critical Mass, Photolucida, Finalist

2016| Student Award for Innovations in Imaging, Society for Photographic Education

2015–18| Hixson-Lied Fellowship, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2015–18| Edgren Tuition Fellowship, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2015–18| Kimmel Fellowship, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2015| Jerry Bollen Remembrance Award, FotoFocus Biennial, Cincinnati, OH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018| Lenscratch Student Prize Exhibition, The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA, Curator: Yorgos Efthymiadis

2018| Portraits, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, Curator: Paul Martineau

2017| Art Through The Lens, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY, Curator: Elliot Dudik

2017| In Proximity, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE, Curator: Rana Young

2016| Objecthood, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE, Curator: Michael Villareal

2016| Currents, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE, Curator: Alec Kaus

2015| Near Silence, Medici Gallery, Lincoln, NE, Curator: Rosana Ybarra

2015| Convocation: A Regional Showcase of Graduating Artists, The Carnegie, Covington, KY, Curator: Matt Distel

2015| BFA Solo Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

2014| The FotoFocus Biennial Regional Student Show, Cincinnati, OH

2014| Juried Student Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, Curator: Cate Yelling, Award of Merit

RECENT ONLINE & PRINT PUBLICATIONS

* online & print

2018|

Porter McLeod, “John-David Richardson,” AINT–BAD, October 18, 2018

Jon Feinstein, “Instagram's Boundary-Pushing Documentary Photographers,” VICE, August 30, 2018

Aline Smithson, “John-David Richardson: 2018 LENSCRATCH Student Prize Second Place Winner,” LENSCRATCH, July 10, 2018

“John-David Richardson tells us the story of his difficult life with poetry,” C41 Magazine, June 7, 2018

“John-David Richardson: Someday I’ll Find the Sun,” PDNedu, Spring 2018 *

“John-David Richardson’s Poignant Images Are Inspired by His Troubled Upbringing,” FotoRoom, May 28, 2018

Ellyn Kail, Revealing the Traumas of America’s Class System, in Photos,” Feature Shoot, May 28, 2018

Rana Young, “Spotlight: John-David Richardson,” PHOTO–EMPHASIS, April 6, 2018

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2018| University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2018| University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2017| Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE

TEACHING

2018| Summer Adjunct Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2018| Spring Graduate Instructor of Record, Beginning Digital Photography, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2018| Spring Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Darkroom Photography, Professor: Dana Fritz

2017| Summer Adjunct Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2016| Summer Adjunct Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2015| Fall Graduate Teaching Assistant, Beginning Digital Photography, Professor: Walker Pickering, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2015| Fall Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Darkroom Photography, Professor: Dana Fritz, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2015| Fall Graduate Teaching Assistant, Intermediate/Advanced Photography, Professor: Dana Fritz, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018| Freelance Photographer, Interbrand, Cincinnati, OH

2018| Freelance Photographer,Cozy Meal, Cincinnati, OH

2018| Event Coordinator, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

2017–18| Gallery Coordinator, Medici Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2016–18| Large Format Digital Print Lab Manager, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

2014–15| Commercial Photography Intern, Interbrand, Cincinnati, OH