Richard Cleaver has been working in sculpture for 45 years. He received a BFA from MICA and an MA from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

He has exhibited nationally, including solo exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Art, American University Museum, Kohler Arts Center, Noyes Museum, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery (New York and Miami), and Franz Bader Gallery. Group exhibition venues include: the Peabody Essex Museum, International Sculpture Center, Arizona State Museum, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Erie Art Museum, and Corcoran Gallery. His work is in the collections of the Crocker Art Museum, George and Dorothy Saxe Collection at the DeYoung Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art , Diane and Sandy Besser Collection at Arizona State Museum, Fuller Craft Museum, and Delaware Art Museum. Awards include: the National Endowment for the Arts, Evergreen Foundation, Maryland State Arts Council, Trawick Prize, Franz and Virginia Bader Fund, and a Baker Artist Award.

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