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Shara Hughes

Biography

Shara was born in 1981 in Atlanta, Ga. She graduated with a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2004. Currently she lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008

Thank You For Hosting, Museum 52, London, UK

2007

All, Most, Mine, Parts Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Everything, Always, Rivington Arms, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITONS

2008

Living In A Box, Galerie Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany

Accessories, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007

Up as if Down, Cuchifritos Gallery, NY

2006

Cabin Fever, Rivington Arms, New York, NY

Labyrinthitis, Rivington Arms, New York, NY

Paint in the Pods, The Sun Dial, Atlanta, GA

2005

Thick Lens, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Introduction [05], featuring works by Shara Hughes and Holly Irwin, Gardner Gallery, Atlanta, GA (July)

My Perspective, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA

Transmundane, Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Spring Group Show, Gardner Gallery, Atlanta, GA

RISD Represented, Trudy Labell Fine Art, Naples, FL

2004

Faculty Show, The Lovett School, Atlanta, GA

New Art 04, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

Emerging Artists, The Phoenix Gallery, Burlington, VT

Emerging Artists, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

This is Now, Carr Haus Gallery, Providence, RI

Neon Nation, Blacklight Show, Red Door Gallery, Providence, RI

Under Pressure, Benson Hall Gallery, Providence, RI

Emerging Artists, The Clown Gallery, Portland, ME

Open Studio, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2003

Full House, Red Door Gallery, Providence, RI

You Just Don't Know My Parents, Works by Shara Hughes, Molly Yergens, and Liz Maher, Tap Room Gallery, Providence, RI

Works By Katie Hammond, and Shara Hughes, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI

Staff Show, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI

Stencational, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI

2001

Woods Gerry Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

1998

Young Artists group show, American Intercontinental University, Atlanta, GA

Awards

2007

Joan Mitchell Fellowship to attend Vermont Studio Center

2005

Scholarship to attend Anderson Ranch artist residency Snowmass, CO

Vermont Studio Center artist and writers residency, Fellowship Award, Johnson, VT

2004

Florence Leif Painters Award, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2003

Residency, Ox-Bow Fellowship recipient, Saugatuck, MI

PRESS

2008

Time Out New York Critics' Choice, February 20 - 26

2007

"The AI Eye: Editors' Picks of Art for Sale" by www.artinfo.com, February 7, 2007

PUBLICATIONS

2005

  • New American Paintings vol. 58, and cover artist

Contact

Museum 52, New York and London
www.museum52.com

Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen and Berlin
www.mikaelandersen.com