Richard Forrest is a contemporary visual artist working in sculpture and digital media, currently based in Dublin. In 2011 he graduated from the Crawford College of Art & Design and since then he has exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions. He has also received numerous commissions from institutions and individuals. Since graduating he has exhibited extensively throughout Ireland in solo and group shows. Most recently Forrest was selected for The Royal Hibernian Gallery FUTURES group exhibition. Recent achievements include a residency and solo exhibition in ArtBox (Dublin), 2015, being shortlisted for the 2015 UCD Art in Science Residency, and receiving a micro-grant award from Forty-Toes Collective (Dublin) in 2012. He has also received numerous commissions from institutions such as Facebook, for their Dublin based European Headquarters, and the Glucksman Gallery (Cork) and currently he is on the board of directors for The Visual Artists Ireland and Richmond Road Studios.