Born in 1977, Auckland, New Zealand. Richard Maloy received a Masters in Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Arts University of Auckland in 2001, and in 2010 completed a Fulbright Scholarship based in California. He has been an active arts practitioner within New Zealand for over ten years. Maloy employs a multi-disciplinary practice with performativity and process as central ideologies too much of his work. His recent exhibitions include; Freedom Farmers, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki 2013/14; All the things I did, Starkwhite, Auckland; Asia Pacific Triennial, Museum of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2012; Scape Biennial, Christchurch, 2011; 20th Century New Zealand Art: Works From the Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2011; Catching Trucks, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 20011; Ready to Roll, City Gallery Wellington, 2010; Raw Workings, ARTSPACE, Auckland, 2009. Maloy has held residencies at Artspace, Sydney and Headlands Centre of the Arts, San Francisco. He has a number of works in collections including; The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki; Chartwell Collection, Auckland; James Wallace Art Trust, Auckland.