Richard Kelly Tipping: Biographical note

Richard Kelly Tipping: Notes on several of the ‘Lovepoem’ prints
Richard Kelly Tipping with Lovepoems granite images 2008

Born in Adelaide, Richard Kelly Tipping studied in humanities at Flinders
University and completed both a masters degree and a doctorate at the
University of Technology Sydney titled: Word Art Works: visual poetry and
textual objects. From 1989-2010 Tipping was a lecturer in media arts at the
University of Newcastle

He is known for his ‘verbal/visual’ art, as a widely published poet, and for his
photography as well as documentary films on writers. He has exhibited
sculptures, prints and drawings in many exhibitions in Australia, and in the
USA and Europe; and is represented in major collections including
extensively in the National Gallery of Australia and the Art Gallery of New
South Wales; and with print folios in the British Museum and the Museum of
Modern Art, New York, among others.

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Tipping’s Thorny Devil Press co-published 101 Quads by Chris Mansell in
2020 with Puncher & Wattman as the first in a series titled Visual Poetics.

Available publications include:

Instant History, Flying Island Books, Macau and Markwell NSW, 2017
A book in the Pocket Poets Series (140 pages, A6). Available for $10 plus
postage, on order to

Concrete Poetry Coasters: Hearth/Women/Lovepoem
A pack of concrete poems as drink coasters published by Artikel Editionen,
Berlin 2017. Available for 12.5 euro plus postage:

Tommy Ruff, PressPress, Berry NSW, 2014
A book of poems written in Adelaide in the 1970s (36 pages, A6).
Available for $9.90 including postage:

Subvert I Sing, Redfoxpress, Ireland 2008
A book of word works (40 pages, A6). Available for $25 with free postage:

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