Pilar Corrias

Shara Hughes

Shara Hughes

Shara Hughes
Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions

Le Consortium, Dijon – FR (forthcoming)
Unmanageable, Pilar Corrias, London – UK (forthcoming)

Eva Presenhuber, Kastro, Antiparos – Greece (forthcoming)
In Lieu of Flowers, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York – US
Shara Hughes, Eva Presenhuber, Beijing – CN

Shara Hughes, The Arts Club, London – UK
Don’t Hold Your Breath, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich – CH
Sun Salutations, Newport Art Museum, Newport – US
Carving Out Fresh Options, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln – US
Sticks and Stones, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco – US
Bold Suns, SOCO Gallery, Charlotte – US
Surprise Anxiety, Pace Prints, New York – US

Same Space, Different Day, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York – US
Mind Bender, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen – US
Lamenting, Sighing, Weeping, Gallery Met, New York – US
Shara Hughes: Big Intimates, Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam – NL
Wherever You Go, There You Are, 39 Great Jones, New York – US
Here & There, One River School, Englewood – US

Far Out, American Contemporary, New York – US

Guess You Had To Be There, MOCA Georgia, Atlanta – US
Midnight Snacks, Institute 193, Lexington – US

Don’t Tell Anyone But..., Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta – US

See Me Seeing Me, American Contemporary, New York – US
WE USE THESE THINGS, sculptures and installations, P-r-i-m-e- t-i-m-e, Brooklyn – US

Shara Hughes, Drawings, Metroquadro, Rivoli – IT

Show Me, Because You Can’t See, Museum 52, London – UK

If You’re a Mess, I’m a Mess, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin – DE
Shara Hughes, Metroquadro, Rivoli – IT

I’ll Just Have to Work With This, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen – DK
Thank You For Hosting, Museum 52, London – UK

All, Most, Mine, Parts Gallery, Toronto – CA
Everything, Always, Rivington Arms, New York – US

Group Exhibitions

Shane Campbell Gallery, South Loop, Chicago – US
America Will Be! Surveying the Contemporary Landscape, Dallas Art Museum, Dallas – US
Landscapes: New Visions of the Landscape from the early 20th and 21st Centuries, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah – US

Ten Years, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York – US
Present Tense: Selections from the Lenhardt Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix – US
EDDYSROOM@GalleriThomassen, curated by Austin Eddy, Galleri Thomassen, Göteborg – SE
SEED, curated by Yvonne Force, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York – US
Cliche, curated by Bill Powers, Almine Rech Gallery, New York – US
Smooth Transitions, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich – CH
Summer, curated by Ugo Rondinone, Peter Freeman, Inc., New York – US
The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night, MASS MoCA, North Adams – US
Jean-Marie Appriou, Martha Atienza, Dora Budor, Shara Hughes, Iman Issa, Justin Matherly, Tobias Pils, Magali Reus, Yves Scherer, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich – CH

Sun Toxic City, Phillip Haverkampf Galerie, Berlin – DE
Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York – US
Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, New York – US

If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, Marc Straus Gallery, New York – US
Pipe Dream, presented by Night Gallery and Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York – US
All Tomorrow’s Parties, Hathaway David Contemporary, Atlanta – US
Hill of Munch, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York – US
Imagine, Brand New Gallery, Milan – IT
Young Frankensteins, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York – US
No Bad Days: Shara Hughes and Britton Tolliver, Left Field Gallery, San Obisbo – US
Feedback Of Desire: Shara Hughes, Ted Gahl and Christoph Robner, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco – US

Finestra aperta: Shara Hughes, Meredith James, Elizabeth Jaeger, Annie Thornton, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York – US
Abstract Horizons: Shara Hughes, Rebecca Morris, Caragh Thuring, Gredier Contemporary, Zurich – CH
Sprawl, High Museum of Art, Atlanta – US
Tiger Tiger: Michael Assiff, Jules De Balincourt, Katherine Bernhardt, Brian Belott, Shara Hughes, Misaki Kawai, Karin Gulbran, Maikiko Kudo, Nikki Maloof, Ryan Morozowski, Yutaka Sone, Paul Swenbeck, Salon 94, New York – US
Spirit of the Dead Watching: Annie Hammond Hotte, Austin Eddy, Bradley Biancardi, Tracy Thomason, Shara Hughes, Devening Projects, Chicago – US
Mons Dew: Pat Berran, Melissa Brown, Andy Coolquitt, Stacy Fisher, Shara Hughes, MASS Gallery, Austin – US
New York Configurations: Austin Eddy, Tamara Gonzalez, Shara Hughes, Ryan Schneider, Guy Yanai, Coburn Projects, London – UK
Instant Vacation, Group Show, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn – US
Out of Place, Group Show, Dutton Gallery, New York – US

Translated Cities, Shirin Gallery, New York – US
Sculptures and Works on Paper, Mikael Andersen Gallery, Berlin – DE
Sump Pumped Sentiments: Shara Hughes, Gideon Bok and Todd Bienvenu, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn – US
Other Peoples Paintings, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn – US

Bathers, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York – US
Genius of Love, Brian Morris Gallery, New York – US

Billedstorm, Mikael Andersen Gallery, Copenhagen – DK
Habeas Corpus, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton – US
GA Artists, Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta – US
I Know This But You Feel Different, curated by Shara Hughes and Meredith James, Marc Jancou, New York – US
One Giant Leap: Work from the Saatchi Gallery, Hyatt Regency The Churchill, London – UK

Crushed Candy: Shara Hughes, Jonathan Eherenberg, Meredith James and TM Sisters, David Castillo Gallery, Miami – US
Wild Beasts: Shara Hughes, Joshua Abelow, Ryan Schneider, Daniel Heidkamp, Ezra Johnson, Champion, Austin – US
The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton – US

Group Show, Museum 52, New York – US
Oxbow Centennial Show, Roots and Culture Gallery, Chicago – US
Diamonds in the Crows Nest, Parlour No. 15, New York – US

Diverse Propositions: The Best of Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe – US
Works on Paper, Museum 52, London – UK
Boom, TTC Gallery, Copenhagen – DK

Project Space in conjunction with: There’s a Better way to Spend the Afternoon, Museum 52, London – UK
Demolition Milk, TS1 Gallery, Beijing – CN
Inside Out, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin – DE
All Cut Up, Roebling Hall, New York – US
Living in a Box: Jesper Christiansen, Shara Hughes, Eddie Martinez, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin – DE

Accessories, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen – DK
Up as if Down, Cuchifritos, New York – US

Cabin Fever, Rivington Arms, New York – US
Labyrinthitis, two person show with Meredith James, Rivington Arms, New York – US

Curatorial Projects

I Know This But You Feel Different, curated by Shara Hughes and Meredith James, Marc Jancou, New York – US

Public Commissions

Greenway Wall Mural (70’ x 76’) at Dewey Square Park, Rose Kennedy Greenway
Conservancy in partnership with the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Boston, MA


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan – US

BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island – US

Awards & Residencies

Liquitex Cadmium-Free Research Residency, Griffin Gallery Studios, London – UK
Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency, Master Artist Dana Schutz, New Smyrna Beach – US

Working Artist Project, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia – US

Joan Mitchell Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center

Scholarship to attend Anderson Ranch Artist Residency, Snowmass – US
Vermont Studio Center Artist and Writers Residency, Fellowship Award, Johnson – US

Florence Leif Painters Award, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence – US

Residency, Ox-Bow Fellowship Recipient, Saugatuck – US


Jones, Alex A. “Shara Hughes with Alex A. Jones,” Brooklyn Rail, June 2019
Rockefeller, Hall W. “Bloom and Bust Shara Hughes at Rachel Uffner,” less than half, May 9, 2019
Jacobs, Joseph. “BlackBook Art View: Painter Shara Hughes Nods to Hockney, Matisse,” BlackBook, May 7, 2019
Alteveer, Ian; Locks, Mia; and Hughes, Shara. Shara Hughes: Landscapes, Rachel Uffner Gallery and Eva Presenhuber, May 2019
Kazanjian, Dodie. “The Scary, Pretty Flower Paintings of Shara Hughes,” Vogue, April 30, 2019
Baumgardner, Julie. “Trending Talent: Shara Hughes,” Galerie Magazine, Spring 2019
Bradway, Todd. Landscape Painting Now, Artbook/D.A.P.

Sabelhaus, Kate Jackson. “Shara Hughes: Imagined Lands Untraveled,” Flaunt Magazine, December 13, 2018.
Russo, Regina. “Artist to Watch: Brooklyn-based artist Shara Hughes,” Private Air Luxury Magazine, November-December 2018, pp. 104-106.
Lesser, Casey. “22 Artists on The Materials That Inspire and Drive Their Work,” Artsy, August 27, 2018.
Castro, Alexander. “Shara Hughes coats trio of large canvases with many colors at Newport Art Museum,” Newport Daily News, August 21, 2018
Editors of ARTNews, “Pictures at an Exhibition: ’Summer Studio: Institute 193’ at the Elaine de Kooning House, East Hampton, New York,” ARTNews, August 14, 2018
Rhodes, David. “Summer: Curated by Ugo Rondinone,” The Brooklyn Rail, July 11, 2018 .
Goldstein, Caroline. “Beat the Heat With These 19 Summer Group Shows on View Now in New York,” Artnet News, July 4, 2018.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Ugo Rondinone brings up blue skies at Peter Freeman’s summer group show,” The Art Newspaper, June 26, 2018.
Berg, Tatiana. “Must-See Art Guide: San Francisco,” Artnet News, June 21, 2018
Shanahan, Mark. “A New Mural Coming to the Greenway,” The Boston Globe, pg B16, May 13, 2018.
Nafziger, Christina. “Shara Hughes,” Art Maze Magazine, Issue 7, Spring 2018.
Smith, Roberta. “On The Hunt for Artistic Gems at Frieze,” The New York Times, May 3, 2018.
Hallock, Jeremy. “Dallas Art Fair works to be part of DMA’s permanent collection,” The Dallas Morning News, April 14, 2018.
Greenberger, Alex. “At Dallas Art Fair, Dealers Play Their Hand Deep in the Heart of Texas,” ARTNews, April 12, 2018.
“6 World-Class Booths to See at the Dallas Art Fair,” Artnet News, April 12, 2018.
Laster, Paul. “Assembling a Dream Collection at the Dallas Art Fair,” Whitehot Magazine, April.
McQuaid, Cate. “The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night,” Boston Globe, pg N2, March 21.
Kazanjian, Dodie. “Shara Hughes, a Whitney Biennial Standout, Moves On to Monoprints,” Vogue, February 26, 2018.

Editors, “Best of 2017: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows,” Hyperallergic, December 20, 2017.
Feaster, Felicia. “ATL to NYC: Is the leap worth it for creatives?,” Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 22, 2017.
Drawings, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Schwendener, Martha. “What To See In New York Art Galleries This Week,” The New York Times, June 15, 2017.
“Goings On About Town: Shara Hughes,” The New Yorker, June 2017.
Saltz, Jerry. “To Do: See Shara Hughes, Same Space Different Day,” New York Magazine, May 17, 2017.
Lew, Christopher and Locks, Mia. Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art and Yale University Press, March 2017.
Herbert, Martin. “Ten Shows to See,” ArtReview, p. 42, May 2017.
Saltz, Jerry. “Right Now is a Blockbuster Moment in New York for Female Artists,” Vulture, May 19, 2017.
Martin, Hannah. “Objets d’Art: Tiffany & Co. taps five artists from the 2017 Whitney Biennial to create limited edition keepsakes,” Architectural Digest, p. 62, April 2017.
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Phillips, Kaitlin. “Downtown Disaster” (illustration), Bookforum, March 2017.

Kazanjian, Dodie. “How Small-Scale Paintings Became the Art World’s Big New Trend,” Vogue, August 2016
Peiffer, Prudence. “Review: Shara Hughes,” Artforum, April 2016
Prentnieks, Anne. “Critic’s Pick: Shara Hughes,” Artforum, March 12, 2016
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Shara Hughes, ‘Trips I’ve Never Been On,’” The New York Times, March 10, 2016
Stopa, Jason. “Tripping Out: The Upended Landscapes of Shara Hughes,” Hyperallergic, March 5, 2016

Nolan, Joe. “The December Art Crawl Gets Gifty for the Holiday Season,” Nashville Scene, December 3, 2015
“The Lookout: “Finestra Aperta,” Art in America, November 2015
Greenwood, Cailtin. “‘Mons Dew’ at MASS Gallery,” The Austin Chronicle, October 16, 2015
“Shara Hughes, Featured Artist,” Maake Magazine, Issue 1, 2015
Wilson, Michael. “Spotlight: Shara Hughes,” New American Paintings, Issue 118, 2015
Alexandria, Guilia. “That Feeling When You Leave Your 200-Acre Tree Farm For a Tiny Greenpoint Art Studio,” Bedford and Bowery, April 2015

Cash, Stephanie. “Review: Shara Hughes,” Art in America, September 24, 2014
Vega, Muriel. “A Few Questions with Shara Hughes,” Creative Loafing, May 5, 2014
“Shara Hughes—Greenpoint,” #ffffff walls, 2014

Lampe, Lilly. “Don’t Tell Anyone But…,” Modern Painters, 2013
Reese, Rachel. “Interview: Shara Hughes,” Bomb Magazine, April 9, 2013

20 x 200 Edition Print of Lighten Up

Feaster, Felicia. “House of Blues,” The Atlantan Magazine, March/April 2010, p. 38

Rehme, Sandra. “Shara Hughes,” Time Out, February 20, 2008, p. 58

“Cover Artist,” New American Paintings, vol. 58, 2005