Born 1981 in Atlanta, GA, US
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, US

Education

2011 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME, US
2004 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, US

Solo Exhibitions

2022
Shara Hughes, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, CH (forthcoming)

2021
Return of Light, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, CH
Shara Hughes, Garden Museum, London, UK 
Shara Hughes, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO, US (forthcoming)
Shara Hughes, YUZ Museum, Shanghai, CN (forthcoming)
Pivot, Le Consortium, Dijon, FR  

2020
Day By Day By Day, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, CH
Unmanageable, Pilar Corrias, London, UK
Monotypes, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, DE
Lois Dood and Shara Hughes, Parts and Labour Beacon, New York, NY, US

2019
Solo Presentation at Gallery Weekend Beijing, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Beijing, CN
In Lieu of Flowers, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY, US
At Arm’s Length, Eva Presenhuber, Antiparos, GR

2018
Shara Hughes, The Arts Club, London, UK
Don’t Hold Your Breath, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, CH
Sun Salutations, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, US
Carving Out Fresh Options, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA, US
Sticks and Stones, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
Bold Suns, SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC, US
Surprise Anxiety, Pace Prints, New York, NY, US

2017
Same Space Different Day, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY, US
Mind Bender, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO, US
Lamenting, Sighing, Weeping, Gallery Met, New York, NY, US

2016
Shara Hughes: Big Intimates, Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam, NE
Wherever You Go, There You Are, Eva Presenhuber, New York, NY, US
Here & There, One River School, Englewood, NJ, US
Trips I’ve Never Been On, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY, US

2015
Far Out, American Contemporary, New York, NY, US

2014
Guess You Had To Be There, MOCA Georgia, Atlanta, GA, US
Midnight Snacks, Institute 193, Lexington, KY, US

2013
Don’t Tell Anyone But…, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, US

2012
See Me Seeing Me, American Contemporary, New York, NY, US
WE USE THESE THINGS, sculptures and installations, P-r-i-m-e- t-i-m-e, Brooklyn, NY, US

2011
Shara Hughes, Drawings, Metroquadro, Rivoli, IT

2010
Show Me, Because You Can’t See, Museum 52, London, UK

2009
If You’re a Mess, I’m a Mess, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, DE
Shara Hughes, Metroquadro, Rivoli, IT

2008
I’ll Just Have to Work With This, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, DK
Thank You For Hosting, Museum 52, London, GB

2007
All, Most, Mine, Parts Gallery, Toronto, CA
Everything, Always, Rivington Arms, New York, NY, US

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021
Landscape, David Kordansky Gallery, LA, US (forthcoming)

2020
Lois Dodd and Shara Hughes, Parts and Labour Beacon, New York, NY, US
She is Here, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, US

2019
Shane Campbell Gallery, South Loop, Chicago, IL, US
America Will Be! Surveying the Contemporary Landscape, Dallas Art Museum, Dallas, TX, US
LandEscape: New Visions of the Landscape from the early 20th and 21st Centuries, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, US

2018
Ten Years, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY, US
Present Tense: Selections from the Lenhardt Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, US
EDDYSROOM@GalleriThomassen, curated by Austin Eddy, Galleri Thomassen, Götebeorg, SW
SEED, curated by Yvonne Force, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, US
Cliche, curated by Bill Powers, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY, US
Smooth Transitions, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, CH
Summer, curated by Ugo Rondinone, Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY, US
The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, 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

2017
Sun Toxic City, Phillip Haverkampf Galerie, Berlin, DE
Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY, US
Whitney Biennial 2017, New York, NY, US

2016
If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY, US
Pipe Dream, presented by Night Gallery and Rachel Uffner Gallery, 170 Suffolk Street, New York, NY, US
All Tomorrow’s Parties, Hathaway David Contemporary, Atlanta, GA, US
Hill of Munch, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY, US
Imagine, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT
Young Frankensteins, Leslie Hellar, New York City, NY, US
No Bad Days, Shara Hughes and Britton Tolliver: Left Field Galelry, San Obisbo, CA, US
Feedback Of Desire, Shara Hughes, Ted Gahl and Christoph Robner: Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US

2015
Finestra aperta, Shara Hughes, Meredith James, Elizabeth Jaeger, Annie Thornton: Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY, US
Abstract Horizons; Shara Hughes, Rebecca Morris, Caragh Thuring: Grieder Contemporary, Zurich, CH
Sprawl, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, 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, NY, US
Spirit of the Dead Watching: Annie Hammond Hotte, Austin Eddy, Bradley Biancardi, Tracy Thomason, Shara Hughes; Devening Projects, Chicago, IL, US
Mons Dew; Pat Berran, Melissa Brown, Andy Coolquitt, Stacy Fisher, Shara Hughes; MASS Gallery, Austin, TX, 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, NY, US
Out of Place; Group show, Dutton Gallery, New York, NY, US

2014
Translated Cities, Shirin Gallery, New York, NY, US
Sculptures and Works on Paper, Mikael Andersen Gallery, Berlin, DE
Sump Pumped Sentiments; Shara Hughes, Gideon Bok and Todd Bienvenu, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US
Other Peoples Paintings, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US

2013
Bathers, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY, US
Genius of Love, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY, US

2012
Billedstorm, Mikael Andersen Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Habeas Corpus, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY, US
GA Artists, Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, US
I Know This But You Feel Different, Curated by Shara Hughes and Meredith James, Marc Jancou, New York, NY, US
One Giant Leap: Work from the Saatchi Gallery, Hyatt Regency The Churchill, London, UK

2011
Crushed Candy, Shara Hughes, Jonathan Eherenberg, Meredith James and TM Sisters, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL, US
Wild Beasts, Shara Hughes, Joshua Abelow, Ryan Schneider, Daniel Heidkamp, and Ezra Johnson, Champion, Austin, TX, US
The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY, US

2010
Group Show, Museum 52, New York, NY, US
Oxbow Centennial Show, Roots and Culture Gallery, Chicago, IL, US
Diamonds in the Crows Nest, Parlour No. 15, New York, NY, US

2009
Diverse Propositions: The Best of Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, US
Works on Paper, Museum 52, London, UK
Boom, TTC Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2008
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, NY, US
Living in a Box, Jesper Christiansen, Shara Hughes, Eddie Martinez, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, DE

2007
Accessories, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, DK
Up as if Down, Cuchifritos, New York, NY, US

2006
Cabin Fever, Rivington Arms, New York, NY, US
Labyrinthitis, two person show with Meredith James, Rivington Arms, New York, NY, US

Awards and Residencies

2013
Atlantic Center for the Arts residency, master artist Dana Schutz, New Smyrna Beach, FL, US

2012
Working Artist Project at MOCA, GA, US

2007
Joan Mitchell Fellowship to attend Vermont Studio Center, VT, US

2005
Scholarship to attend Anderson Ranch artist residency Snowmass, CO, US
Vermont Studio Center artist and writers residency, Fellowship Award,Johnson, VT, US

2004
Florence Leif Painters Award, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, US

2003
Residency, Ox-Bow Fellowship recipient, Saugatuck, MI, US