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Tom Hughes
Vashon, WA

MFA University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
MA University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2001
BA SUNY Buffalo, 1995

exhibitions: (solo exhibits are starred) future dates are forthcoming

2017

SchoK 2017, Schoorl, The Netherlands

2016

Paratissima Torino, Turin, Italy
*You never take me anywhere nice/Dumpster, Outside Gallery, Monroe, LA
Global Village 2016, Landshut, Germany
Global Village 2016, Fort Abcoude, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Global Village 2016, Kulturhuset Bronden, Copenhagen, Denmark
Paratissima Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia

2015

*Getting there, Rosenthal Gallery, College of Idaho
DE KUNST10DAAGSE BERGEN, Bergen, the Netherlands
Of Niagara, Dolce Valvo Art Center, Niagara County Community College
Paratissima Skopje, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
SchoK 2015 - de Verschuiving (the shift), Schoorl, Netherlands

2014

Heaven and Earth VI, As Above, So Below, Center on Comtemporary Art (CoCA), Carkeek Park, Seattle, WA
Global Village 2014, Landshut, Germany [site-specific installation]
Global Village 2014, Fort Abcoude, Amsterdam, the Netherlands / Kulturhuset Bronden, Copenhagen, Denmark
SchoK: Schoorlse Kunsten, Schoorl, the Netherlands
REUNION, VALISE, Vashon, WA
Ossuary, Herron Gallery Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) ,Indianapolis, IN.

2013

Collected Drawings*, College of Western Idaho Gallery, Nampa, ID
Ossuary, Downtown Gallery,University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Banner Days*, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlottesville, VA
Defending Freedom, Fort Abcoude, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Global Village Showcase, American Book Center Treehouse, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
I need nothing* ,Gallery 4Culture, Seattle, WA
Global Village Showcase, Baku, Azerbaijan
The reverse of Contrapositive* ,VALISE, Vashon, WA

2012

Global Village 2012, Projekt 072, Alkmaar, the Netherlands / Kulturhuset Bronden, Copenhagen, Denmark
Global Village 2012, Fort Sully at Chateau de Sully, Burgundy, France [site-specific installation]
TOPSPIN-10,
Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara University
You understood*, VALISE, Vashon, WA
Where we were, Vashon Allied Arts, Vashon, WA
Castellani TopSpin Artists: Works from the Gerald Mead Collection, Carnegie Arts Center, North Tonawanda, NY

2011

Evolution | Revolution Buffalo Artist Studios, Buffalo NY, October-Dec 2010
A Time Machine (for now)* PAUSE, Poughkeepsie, NY
Follow me* as Artist in Residence at Sheridan Hill School.

2010

Beyond/In WNY 2010, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY, Sept 2010
HOPE-A-HOLIC Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY, February 2010
The Shotgun Method* Buffalo Artist Studios, Buffalo NY, January 2010

2009

We know all the words* Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara University
Writing Pictures: Art/Text works from the Gerald Mead Collection WNY Book Arts Center, Buffalo NY
Lover lie low Beefmaster Project Room (online)
Sweettalker* Sugar City, Buffalo NY

2008

Windows on Main Street, various locations, Beacon, NY
They will hear us for miles*, Autocrat, Buffalo NY
Unhinged, Artist and Models affair, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Central Terminal, Buffalo, NY
Mere mortals*, Autocrat, Buffalo NY

2006

Museum of Contextual Amputations, Trustee, shifter magazine- www.museumofcontextualamputations.org
Itinerario Festival, Cesena, Italy
BOOK-ART Project, Artetica Gallery, Rome Italy

2005

Now we're getting somewhere*, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Capita/ol Portfolio, 734 Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison and traveling locations
Gimme baby robots, Oneten Gallery, Madison WI

2004

3 New Experimental Works of Tom Hughes*, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Say it like you mean it*, MA Exhibition, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Everything is all right now*, StoneMetal Press, Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, Texas
I watch you when you turn away*, Catacombs, Madison, WI
Print till you drop: Graphics Area Exhibition, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Third Year Review, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Agents Orange, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
process: drawings, accidents and related work, 734 Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3D: Diversity, Dimension and Discourse, Southern Graphics Council exchange Portfolio, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University
Second Year Review, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gimme baby robots, Oneten Gallery, Madison WI

2003

Word of Mouth*, 734 Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Centro-Oeste Nucleo Madison, Museo de Arte de Brasilia, Brazil, Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil
Off the Shelf, Arrowmont School of Art, Gatlinburg, TN
Class of 2005, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin- Madison
Silver Buckle Press, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2002

Off the Shelf, Seventh Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Three Aces, Traveling: University of Texas at Austin, Louisiana State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison

residencies:

2013 Visiting Artist, College of Western Idaho
2012 Artist in Residence, VALISE, Vashon, WA
2011 Artist in Residence, Sheridan Hill Elementary School, Williamsville, NY

awards:

2012 Grant for Artist Project (GAP), Artist Trust
2009 Strategic Opportunity Stipend (SOS), New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)


bibliography:

2012 Catalog: Global Village 2012. Stitching White Cube
2010 "Words morph into art in work of Tom Hughes" Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News, Sept 19, 2010
2010 Catalog: Beyond/In WNY 2010: Alternating Currents, Essay by Holly Hughes, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery
2010 The Shotgun Method. Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News, March 5, 2010
2009 "10 Must-See Exhibits" Gerald Mead, ArtVoice, Buffalo NY September 2009
2008 "Inciting insight" Jana Eisenberg for the Buffalo News, 8/1/08
2008 An exhibition for mere mortals. Eli George, Buffalo Rising Online, April 2008
2004 Review: Dan R. Goddard, San Antonio Express-News, July 18, 2004
2003 Catalog: Off the Shelf. Arrowmont School of Art, Gatlinburg, TN

workshops taught:

2013 Visiting Artist workshop, College of Western Idaho, Nampa, ID
2011 Artist-run workshop: Beyond/In WNY, Alternating Currents, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2011 Family Art Workshop: The Cardboard Fort, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

lectures:

2013 Artist Lecture, Visiting Artist Program, College of Western Idaho, Nampe, ID
2011 Gallery Talk: Beyond/In WNY, Alternating Currents. SUNY Buffalo MFA Program
2011 Artist Lecture: Finding the Words. Young Curators Program, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2010 Gallery Talk: The Shotgun Method. Young Curators Program, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2009 Artist Lecture: Fun Contemporary Conceptual Art. Young Curators Program, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2008 Artist Lecture: Fun Contemporary Conceptual Art. Young Curators Program, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

conferences:

2011 College Arts Association Conference, Ney York, NY
2005 College Arts Association Conference, Atlanta, GA
2005 Southern Graphics Print Council Conference, Madison, WI Panel: PrintmakerÂ’'s Video (work presented in absentia)
2004 Southern Graphics Print Council Conference: Rutgers, NJ
2003 Southern Graphics Print Council Conference: Boston, MA

special projects:

2003 Boldly towards Tomorrow, (a book multiple regarding international understanding) mailed to the leaders of twelve North American and western European countries.

collections:

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kohler Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Southern Graphics Print Council
President of the United States of America
Prime Minister of Great Britain