Accomplishments

Selected Exhibitions

Posthumous Shows

      2019          The Photography of Richard Loftis, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri

     2018         Primary Colors Gallery, Independence, Missouri

One Person

     2007         Ins and Outs, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

     2004         Hoods Doors and Fenders, Image Point Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

     2002         Fifty Years of Photography, Albrecht-Kemper Museum, St. Joseph, Missouri

     2000         Richard E. Loftis, An Exhibition of Photographs

                      Edward A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas

                      Chrome on the Range, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas

     1999         Southwest Landscape, Community Christian Church, Kansas City, Missouri

     1998         Vietnam Then and Now, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri

     1995         J.D. Reece Corporate Gallery, Overland Park, Kansas

     1994         First Flight Through Present Fantasy, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

     1993         Kellas Gallery, Lawrence Kansas

     1992         Gallery V, Kansas City, Missouri

     1991         University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri

     1990         Avila College, Kansas City, Missouri

                      Society of Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1989         Arkansas River Valley Arts Center, Russellville, Arkansas

                      Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

     1988         Baker Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas

                      Albrecht Art Museum, St. Joseph, Missouri

     1987         Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri

     1985-86    Baker Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas 

     1982-84    Baker Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas

                      Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

                      Arkansas River Valley Arts Center, Russellville, Arkansas

     1978-81    Bedyk Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

  Invitational Exhibitions

     2000         The Ride, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1999         Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1995         From New York to L.A. --A Collector's Market

                      Society of Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1994         Top 50 Artists in Missouri 1994, Stauffacher Center for the Arts, State Fair Community College,

                      Sedalia, Missouri

     1993-95    Summer Invitational, Leedy-Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

     1989         The Westonian Inheritance, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

                      Other Places, Other Faces, Spiva Arts Center, Joplin, Missouri

     1988         Color, Josephus Daniels Gallery, Carmel, California

     1987-90     Josephus Daniels Gallery, Carmel, California

     1987         Portrait and FigureJosephus Daniels Gallery, Carmel, California

                      Portrait of the Artist, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

                      Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia, Kansas

                      Figure and Photography, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1986         Going to Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

     1985         New Additions to the Permanent Collection, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute,                                   Washington, D.C.

     1984         The Nude, Classic Beauty, Silver Image Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                      Twentieth Century Nudes, Eclipse Gallery, Boulder, Colorado

                      Going to Kansas City, Sioux City Arts Center, Sioux City, Iowa

     1983         Josephus Daniels Gallery, Carmel, California

     1981-83    Male-Female, Batman Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

     1981-82    Bedyk Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

Competitions

     1999-2000  Photospiva, Spiva Arts Center, Joplin, Missouri

     1995         Dualities, Annual Juried Members Show, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1987, 1989-95   Five State Photography Competition, Hays, Kansas

     1983-93    Photospiva, Spiva Arts Center, Joplin, Missouri

     1987-88    Municipal Arts Commission Photography Competition, Kansas City, Missouri

     1985-87    Current Works, Society for Contemporary photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1985        Urban Landscape, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri

     1982        Mid-America Picture Show, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Publications

     1989       New Letters, Literary Awards Special Issue, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri 

     1988       Kansas City Magazine, Portfolio Section, Kansas City, Missouri

     1986       Editor's Choice II, Iowa City, Iowa

     1985       Chouteau Review, 10th Anniversary Issue, Kansas City, Missouri

     1982-83  Chouteau Review, Kansas City, Missouri

Workshops/Lectures/Instructional

     1996       Artist in Residence, Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Missouri

     1995       Juror, Missouri State Fine Art Photography

     1993-97  Instructor, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

     1992-2000  Private Photographic Instruction

     1987-91  Instructor, Artist in Residence, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

     1988       Juror, Portfolio Class, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri     

     1985-88  Northeast KC Photography Club Annual Exhibition

     1983-86  Board Member, Society for Contemporary Photography (Founding Board), Kansas City, Missouri

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     1986       Juror, Municipal Arts Commission Photography Competition, Kansas City, Missouri

     1984-86  Summer Workshop Instructor, Baker Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

     1982-86  Lecturer, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

     1975-77  Instructor, Longview Community College Photographic Dept., Lee's Summit, Missouri

Permanent Collections

     Agricultural Hall of Fame, Bonner Springs, Kansas

     American Century Investments, Kansas City, Missouri

     AT&T Town Pavilion, Kansas City, Missouri

     Buhl Foundation, New York City, New York

     Business Men's Assurance Company of America, Kansas City, Missouri

     Daum Museum, State Fair Community College, Sedalia, Missouri

     Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

     McCloud Law Firm, Kansas City, Missouri

     National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. 

     Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

     Shook Hardy & Bacon, Kansas City, Missouri

     Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, Kansas City, Missouri

     Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

     Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, Kansas

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