Jane Hughes




JANE HUGHES VISUAL ARTIST CV 2018

Born 1984, Dublin, Ireland.

Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.


EDUCATION

2015-2016 International Professional Teacher Education programme, HAMK University, Finland HAMK

2009-2012 M.A. Environmental Art, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland Environmental Art Aalto

2010-2011 M.A. Art in Context, UDK, Berlin, Germany (Erasmus Exchange) UDK

2002-2006 B.A. Degree in Fine Art, NCAD, Dublin, Ireland NCAD

2005 B.A. Degree in Media, AKI, Enschede, The Netherlands (Erasmus Exchange) AKI


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018   Architecture of Emotions, Custom House Studios, Westport, Ireland

2015   Gods & Demons of the forest, Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

2014   Gods & Demons of the forest, Detroit Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

2012    Imagining Other Worlds, XL Art Space, Helsinki

2009   Estranged Relations, Ptarmigan Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2009    Attachments, Werkstadt e.V, Berlin

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Summer Exhibition, Galleria Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki, Finland

WerkStadt 10 years anniversary exhibition, WerkStadt, Berlin, Germany

Rasi637, Kouta Gallery, Kouvola, Finland

Figure [out], Idiotopie, 14 Grande Rue, Nancy, France

2017

Surveyor Exhibition, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland

Transitions Ep.2, Dadapost Berlin, curated by Sheena Malone

2016

Faraway Longings, Embassy of Ireland, Berlin, as part of Culture Ireland’s Cenetenary programme 1916-2016

2015

Landscape- Metropolis, Former power station Rathenauhallen, Berlin Schöneweide

Open Studio, Atelje Stundars Artist in Residence, Finland

Identity & other Myths, Garage Theatre, Co. Monaghan, Ireland

Open Studio RASi637, Artist in Residence, Tirva, Finland

2014

Metamorphilia-Metamorphobia, Kanepes Kulturas Centres, part of Capital of Culture, Riga, Latvia

Vulpicides animation, Nuorten Triennaali, Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland

JÄTTÖMAA 2014, Wasteland Environmental art and music festival, Kouvola, Finland

Threshold, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz , Berlin

2013

Neither here nor there II, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland

Annual members show, Werkstadt, Berlin

Vulpicides, Sorbus Galleria, Helsinki, Finland

Financial Times, Mustarinda, Finland

Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany

Neither here nor there: Contemporary Irish, Grimmuseum, Berlin

2012

48 Hours Neukoelln Festival, Berlin

Master of Arts Show, Moa ’12, Aalto University, Jätkasaari, Helsinki

Künstler Salon Murid Bosh, Kunsthalle M3, Berlin

New Horizons: Landscape and the Contemporary Romantic, Kunstraum T27, Thomasstr. 27,12053 Berlin

2011

Social Movement Generator, Dr. Fahimi, Boheme Precaire e.V., Dortmund, Germany

Annual members show, WerkStadt e. V, Berlin

Destruction-construction, TM20, Tape Modern, Berlin

Under the Radar, the Berlin DIY Music, Art and Ideas Festival, LA54, Berlin

DAS (Digital Art &Sound) Weekend festival, Official partner of Transmediale, Berlin

2010

Art Grain, Open Studios in Koernerkiez, WerkStadt KunstSatellit, Berlin

Borders, Neukoelln Import, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany

Nachtundnebel festival, WerkStad KunstSatellit, Neukoelln, Berlin

HALBTISCH, Public Art Project funded by Aktion! Karl Marx Strasse Aktionaersfond, Berlin

Kilpisart: breaking the ice between art and science, Gallery Atski, Aalto University, Finland

Ahne Festival, Helsinki, Finland

Kipu (Pain), Kereva Art Museum, Finland

48 Hours Neukölln festival, Werkstadt e.V, Neukölln, Berlin, Germany

Checkbounds, Stattbad, Wedding, Berlin

Installation art – Hey we’re in space, TaiK (Aalto University), Finland

Vereslihalla, Galleria Kandela, Helsinki, Finland

2009

Developing the railway gap II, Laituri Gallery, Helsinki City Planning Department, Finland

Made in Berlin, Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, Russia

Made in Berlin, Deutsch-Russiches Haus, Kaliningrad, Russia

Light as a feather stiff as a board, SIM studios, Seljavegur 32, Reykjavik, Iceland

2008

Nachtundnebel festival, Werkstadt e.V, Neukoelln, Berlin

One inch Badge Art Show, Mantua Arts Project, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

Kiss, Cuddle, Torture, Scherer8 Hausprojekt, Wedding, Berlin

Rot, RGB, Brunnenstrasse 65, Berlin

2007

Evidence of Existence, One Gallery, Dublin

Plastic Relations, 7 Hours, Haus19, Berlin

2006

Plastic Relations, BA of Fine Art Graduation Show, National College of Art & Design, Dublin

2005

New Irish Painting, Context Galleries (CCA), Derry, Northern Ireland ( curated by Marianne O’Kane) Context Galleries

RDS Art Fair, Dublin

Sculpture meets photography, Outhouse, Capel St, Dublin

Sofa so good, Filmbase, Dublin

Villa Electrique II Aki MediaKunst ,Villa de Bank, Enschede, The Netherlands


AWARDS

2017 Professional Artist Development Bursary, Meath County Council, Ireland

2016  Tyrone Guthrie Award by Meath County Council

2015  Travel and Training Award, The Arts Council of Ireland

2014 Exhibition support grant, Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

2013 Culture Ireland EU Presidency Grant in combination with Culture Ireland & Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

2013 Culture Ireland Grant

2013 Professional Artist Development Bursary, Meath County Council, Ireland

2012 Culture Ireland Grant

2011 Erasmus Grant (Germany)

2010 “Aktion! Karl Marx Strasse Aktionaersfond” Grant for public art, Berlin, Germany

2010 Professional Artist Development Bursary, Meath County Council, Ireland

2010 Culture Ireland Grant

2005 Erasmus Grant (The Netherlands)


RESIDENCIES

2018 Awarded Heinrich Böll Residency on Achill Island, Ireland in June 2019

2017  Tyrone Guthrie Centre awarded by Meath County Council

2015  Ateljé Stundars, Artist in Residence supported by KulturÖsterbotten, Vasa, Finland

2014  RASi637, Artist in Residence, Tirva, Finland

2014 Rud, Artist in Residence, Sweden

2013  Mustarinda, Artist in Residence, Finland

2010 Environmental Art TaiK and BioArt society, Kilpisjärvi Biological Station, Finland

2009 SIM Artist in Residence, Reykjavík, Iceland Sim


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2015  Landscape-Metropolis, Former Power Station Rathenau-Hallen, Berlin (co-curated with John Power, Laru Art Finland, Anu Miettinen, Eeva-Liisa Puhakka)

2013 Neither here nor there, Grimmuseum, Berlin & Galway Arts Centre, Ireland (Co-curated with Enda O’Donoghue)

2010- 2013 Curator & Art organiser of Werkstadt e.V, Neukoelln, Berlin

2007-2008 Curator & Event organiser of several one-night exhibitions of art & experimental music at Scherer8 Hausprojekt, Berlin

 

PRESS / PUBLICATIONS /CATALOGUES

2018 Irlantilaisen Jane Hughesin abstraktit maalaukset syntyivät pyöräretkillä Tirvan maisemissa, Kouvolan Sanomat, 27.3.2018

2015 Metamorphilia-Metamorphobia, Kaņepes Kulturas Centrs, part of Capital of Culture, Riga, Latvia, Exhibition Catalogue

2014 Interview on Susann’s Show, Radio Impala, Berlin

2013 Vulpicides at Sorbus Gallery, Helsinki Sanomat, 13.6.2013

Irish art on Berlin’s blank canvas, The Irish Times, 18.5.2013

Foxy Jane, Hoe een lerse kunstenares in Berlijn belandt,Coupon,p10-12, Belgian culture magazine, Coupon Magazine

2012 New Horizons: Landscape and the Contemporary Romantic, Kunstraum T27 catalogue text by Simon Harvey

Imagining Other Worlds, Artist book, MA Thesis & Art Book, Aalto University.

Imagining Other Worlds, podcast interview with curator Toni Ledentsa XL art space podcast

2010 Featured Artist on Berlin Art Link Studio visits Interview on Berlin Art Link

Neukoelln Import Catalogue, Berlin, Germany

Kipu/Pain Catalogue, Kerava City Art Museum, Finland

Monday’s things to see: Veresilihalla, Helsinki Sanomat, 22.02.2010

2009 Estranged Relations features on Some Blind Alleys, an online journal for New Irish Writing&Visual Art – Dec ’09

Made in Berlin Catalogue , Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, Russia

Made in Berlin exhibition, Kalaningradsky Pravda, regional edition of the highest circulated Russian newspaper, 15.3.2009

Looking at the End of the World, Strana Kaliningrad, a local newspaper

Interview at Made in Berlin opening at Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, Russian1, National TV,

2006 The Workers, Hardback photobook, limited edition 4/4, Graduation Show, NCAD, Dublin

2005 New Irish Painting, Context Galleries, Northern Ireland, catalogue text by Marianne O’Kane and Robert Armstrong

Los, a Dutch photography magazine, Enschede, The Netherlands

RDS Arts Fair review, The Irish Tribune 6.05.2005


MEMBERSHIPS

The Finnish Painters’ Union

Helsinki Artists’ Association

Werkstadt e.V, Berlin ( Independent Art Project Space & Studios)

PAST MEMBERSHIPS

Berlin Bildende Künstler Verband (Berlin Artists Association)

Visual Artists Ireland (Irish Artists Association)


COLLECTIONS

In private and public collections including Arts Council Ostrobothnia, Finland, National Irish Visual Artists Library (nival) and Aalto University Library Finland.