Born in Lancashire, England 1966. Lives and works in London.
Begins camera obscura work.
Moves to London. Works as a commercial photographer.
Teaches photography at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design.
Artist-in-residence at the Scottish Ballet.
Postgraduate Diploma, Fine Art Photography, Glasgow School of Art.
Attends the Glasgow School of Art, B.A honors, Fine Art Photography.
MA in Fine Art Photography, Glasgow School of Art
Richard Learoyd: Unique Photographs, McKee Gallery, New York
Richard Learoyd, Union, London
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Victoria & Albert Museum collection, London
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Scottish Arts Council
Learoyd exhibited his work widely in the late 80ís and early 90ís before taking a full time teaching position at the Arts Institute in Bournemouth.