• The Gallery Presents, Hawthorne California
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  • Solo Exhibit @ The Cause Gallery, Chung-King Road, Los Angeles CA

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  • This series won an IPA (International Photography Awards) Architecture category.

    Go to Urbanscape 

  • Like finding shells on the shore, I am collecting visual memories... Honorable Mention award in 3 categories at the 2015 International Photography Awards (IPA) by Lucie Foundation. Thanks to all 117+ jurors in this year's competition, who received 17841 submissions from 230+ countries.

    Go to Distant Memories 

  • Black and White | Film-not-Dead | Street photography in cities around the world.

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  • Honorable Mention award in 2014 International Photography Awards (IPA) by Lucie Foundation -- Crystal Cove Historical District is located in the Southern California coastline , with its amazing culture and history of improbable survival, and remains the area’s singular, unchanged iconic place in the sun since the 1920′s.

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  • On-going series about cessation of life.

    Go to Be Not Proud 

  • Nikon selected, Twilight, for a globally distributed calendar by Nikon Photo Contest International (NPCI ). The published calendar was comprised of 13 photographs selected from the annual competition which received 31,000 entries from 117 countries.

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  • TIFA 2016 (December) – Tokyo International Foto Awards – Feel blessed and honored to receive 3 winning awards.
    • GOLD in Architecture – Urbanscape I
    • SILVER in People  - Distant Memories
    • BRONZE in Architecture – Urbanscape II (BW)
  • IPA 2016 – Extremely grateful to receive 4 Honorable Mentions in the 2016 IPA International Photography Awards for 2 of my series:
    • Urbanscape BW – Architecture with 3 winning categories a) Cityscape b) Buildings c) Architecture
    • Distant Memories – Special Category


Solo Exhibits

  • 2017  URBANSCAPE,  Gallery 417 at Metro 417, Downtown LA. Artist Reception on May 11, 6-8pm. 417 South Hill St., Suite#100, LA CA 90013. Corner of 4th and Hill. Metro Red Line @ Pershing Square. Hours M-F 9-6pm, SAT 10-4pm. Press Release.
  • 2017  Distant Memories + URBANSCAPE,  Neutra Institute Gallery & Museum at Silver Lake, CA. Aug-Sept.
  • 2016  Distant Memories,  Gallery Presents (Phantom Gallery LA), Hawthorne CA
  • 2015  Memories Redux,  Cause Gallery, Chungking Road Art District, Downtown LA


 Current/Upcoming Exhibits

  • Solo Exhibit at Gallery 417 at Metro 417, DTLA. Artist Reception on May 11, 6-8pm. 417 South Hill St., Suite#100, LA CA 90013. Corner of 4th and Hill. Metro Red Line @ Pershing Square. Hours M-F 9-6pm, SAT 10-4pm.
  • Exteriors group exhibit at Artshare L.A. May 27 to June 14. Reception on May 27, 6pm.
  • Out There group exhibit at LAAA/Gallery 825  June 9 to 19.  Reception on June 9, 6pm.
  • Putting on my producer hat for the the next OPEN SHOW LA event
    •  Open Show LA #40 had a great success on April 5th at GDCA Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts in DTLA, a fantastic gallery right on the art walk.
    • Please submit for the next event, we like to Get Your Work Seen.


2017 Exhibits

  • Photo Independent at the Reef, DTLA. April 21-23. Booth#127.
  • Common Threads group show sponsored by Artshare LA, @ the Angel City Brewery. Opening party Feb 9th 6-9pm. Show runs from Feb 2 to March 3. Curated by yours-truly Richard S. Chow.  216 Alameda Street, DTLA Art District, CA 90013.    MOPLA featured event Month of Photography LA by Lucie Foundation
  • Groundwork Coffee presenting Richard’s URBANSCAPE series, November 2016 to March 30, 2017. Address 671 Rose Ave, Venice CA (Rose near Lincoln Blvd.)
  • Female Figures exhibit at Beyond The Lines Gallery at Bergamot Station, Santa Monica. April 5-12. Opening Reception April 5, 6-9pm.
  • Ocean exhibit at Beyond The Lines Gallery, Bergamot Station Santa Monica, from Jan 6th to 28th.  2525 Michigan Ave, G-8, Santa Monica.
  • MOPLA 2017 First Annual Photo Book Exhibit + Reading Room at Venice Arts, from Jan 7th to 29th, at Venice Arts, 1702 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, California 90291
  • PHOTO LA 2017 Photography Fair at The Reef/LA Mart, Jan 12 – 15, 2017. 1933 Broadway, Los Angles CA.
  • Mini Solo, Perimeter Gallery II at Artshare L.A., Dec 10 to Jan 7.  801 E 4th Place, Los Angeles CA 90013.


2016 Exhibits

  • Group Show,  Beyond the Lines Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA, curator Brittany Davis
  • Portraits, Beyond the Lines Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA, curator Brittany Davis
  • Venice Art Gala exhibit, Venice Arts, Venice, CA
  • Photographic Language, Lark Gallery, Hawthorne CA
  • Beyond Books, Manhattan Beach Library, Manhattan Beach CA
  • Double Vision, Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Art District Downtown LA, curator Petra Wright
  • Human Rights,  Gallery Presents (Phantom Gallery), Hawthorne CA, curator Dulce Stein
  • CA 101, South Bay Galleria, Redondo Beach CA, curator Nina Zak Laddon
  • Out There, Gallery 825/LA Art Association, West Hollywood CA, Jurors Francisco George & William Escalera.
  • Photo Independent, Raleigh Studio, Hollywood CA
  • Diversity/City,  Arena 1 Gallery, Lucie Foundation Month of Photo LA (MOPLA) Santa Monica CA
  • Instagram Jam MOPLA, Smashbox Studios, Culver City CA
  • Reflections, 1560 Gallery, Echo Park CA
  • PHOTOLA annual art fair, The Reef, Los Angeles CA


IPA/International Photography Awards by The Lucie Foundation – Wining series for four straight years: 2013 (Urbanscape, aka Color Redux), 2014(Crystal Cove), 2015(Distant Memories in 3 categories), 2016 (Urbanscape BW in 3 categories, Distant Memories).