Ian Hughes
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1984 - 1986 M.F.A., Columbia University School of the Arts,
Division of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
1976 - 1981 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT
Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Art
1980 Yale Summer School of Art at Norfolk, Norfolk, CT

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Twisted Figures, Ian Hughes Paintings, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY
2012 untitled. Art Miami, Miami, FL; solo booth curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud courtesy 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY, Ian Hughes Paintings, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY
2010 Inside Out, Ian Hughes Paintings, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY
1991 White Room: Ian Hughes Paintings, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Ten Artists, Adelson Galleries Boston, Boston, MA
2012 Art Wynwood, Miami, FL, 532 Galery Thomas Jaeckel
2011 Aqua Art, Miami, FL, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel
2009 Paper in the Wind, curated by David Gibson, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel , New York, NY
2003 New Works on Paper, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2002 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY,Watercolor: In the Abstract, (traveling exhibition): Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, NY; Michael C Rockefeller Arts Center
Gallery, SUNY College, Fredonia,NY; Butler Institute of America, Youngstown, OH; Ben Shahn Gallery,William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ; Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama,Tuscaloosa, AL; Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1999 Surfing the Surface, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Abstraction in Process, (curated by Irving Sandler and Claudia Gould) Artists Space, New York, NY;
1993 Arachnosphere, Ramnarine Gallery, Long Island City, NY
1991 Update 1991, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY Invitational, Berland/Hall Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Summer Group, Althea Viafora Fine Art, New York, NY Hall Walls, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
1989 Climate ‘89, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Drawings, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1985 Selections 31, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Awards and Honors
1996 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Recipient for Painting
1981 William Clyde DeVane Prize for Excellence in Fine Arts, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1980 Ellen Stoeckel Battel Fellowship, Yale Summer School of Art and Music, Norfolk, CT
2005- current Adjunct Assistant Professor, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
2000-2007 Visiting Assistant Professor,Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Gauss, Daniel. Twisted Figures by Ian Hughes, artfuse.com, October 2014
Juxtapose Magazine, Art Basel 2012, Untitled Art Fair, December 2012
Joanne Mattera Art Blog,Fair Game: More Painting At More Fairs, December 2012 Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.
Bergeron, Jud. Jud in Miami, fecalface.com, December 2012,
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA. March, 2005
Rose, Barbara. Watercolor: In the Abstract. Exhibition catalogue essay, September 2001 (color illustration)
Everett, Deborah. Double Vision: Studio Visit with Ian Hughes. NY Arts, September 1999, p54. (reproduction)
Johnson, Ken. Abstraction in Process II. The New York Times, February 6, 1998, p. E36.
Atamian, Christopher. Abstraction in Process II. Review, February 15, 1998.
Gibson, David. Abstraction in Process II. NY Arts, March-April 1998, p.17 (reproduction)
Arning, Bill. Update 1991. (exhibition catalogue) Fall, 1991.
Chaet, Bernard. The Art of Drawing (Third Edition). Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1983, (reproductions)