Born 1981 in Atlanta, GA
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

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

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Le Consortium, Dijon, France (curated by Eric Troncy)

2019
Solo Presentation at Gallery Weekend Beijing, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Beijing, CN

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

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

2016
Shara Hughes: Big Intimates, Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Wherever You Go, There You Are, 39 Great Jones, New York, NY
Here & There, One River School, Englewood, NJ
Trips I've Never Been On, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

2015
Far Out, American Contemporary, New York, NY

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

2013
Don't Tell Anyone But..., Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

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

2011
Shara Hughes, Drawings, Metroquadro, Rivoli, Italy

2010
Show Me, Because You Can't See, Museum 52, London, England

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

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

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

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Ten Years, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Present Tense: Selections from the Lenhardt Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
EDDYSROOM@GalleriThomassen, curated by Austin Eddy, Galleri Thomassen, Göteborg, Sweden
SEED, curated by Yvonne Force, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Cliche, curated by Bill Powers, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY
Smooth Transitions, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
Summer, curated by Ugo Rondinone, Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY
The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Jean-Marie Appriou, Martha Atienza, Dora Budor, Shara Hughes, Iman Issa, Justin Matherly, Tobias Pils, Magali Reus, Yves Scherer, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich,

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

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

2015
Finestra aperta, Shara Hughes, Meredith James, Elizabeth Jaeger, Annie Thornton: Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY
Abstract Horizons; Shara Hughes, Rebecca Morris, Caragh Thuring: Gredier Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland
Sprawl, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
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
Spirit of the Dead Watching: Annie Hammond Hotte, Austin Eddy, Bradley Biancardi, Tracy Thomason, Shara Hughes; Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
Mons Dew; Pat Berran, Melissa Brown, Andy Coolquitt, Stacy Fisher, Shara Hughes; MASS Gallery, Austin, TX
New York Configurations; Austin Eddy, Tamara Gonzalez, Shara Hughes, Ryan
Schneider, Guy Yanai, Coburn Projects, London, England Instant Vacation; Group Show, Trestle Projects Brooklyn, NY
​Out of Place; Group show, Dutton Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

2012
Billedstorm, Mikael Andersen Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Habeas Corpus, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
GA Artists, Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta GA
I Know This But You Feel Different, Curated by Shara Hughes and Meredith James, Marc Jancou, New York City, NY
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
Wild Beasts, Shara Hughes, Joshua Abelow, Ryan Schneider, Daniel Heidkamp, and Ezra Johnson, Champion, Austin, TX
​The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

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

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

2008
Project Space in conjunction with: There’s a Better way to Spend the Afternoon, Museum 52, London, GB
Demolition Milk, TS1 Gallery, Beijing, China
Inside Out, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany
All Cut Up, Roebling Hall, New York, NY
Living in a Box, Jesper Christiansen, Shara Hughes, Eddie Martinez, Galerie Mikael
Andersen, Berlin, Germany

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

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

Awards and Residencies

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

2012
Working Artist Project at MOCA GA

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