Jane Hughes


Born 1984, Dublin, Ireland.

Lives and works in Berlin and Finland.


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



Custom House Studios & Gallery, Westport, Ireland ( Solo Exhibition)



Faraway Longings, Embassy of Ireland, Berlin


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

Gods & Demons of the forest, Embassy of Ireland, Berlin (Solo Show)


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

Gods & Demons of the forest, Detroit Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (Solo Show)

Threshold, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz , Berlin


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


48 Hours Neukoelln Festival, Berlin

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

Künstler Salon Murid Bosh, Kunsthalle M3, Berlin

Imagining Other Worlds, XL Art Space, Helsinki (Solo Show)

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


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


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


Estranged Relations, Ptarmigan Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (Solo Show) 

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

Attachments 1-3, 48 Hours Neukoelln festival, Werkstadt e.V, Berlin (Solo Show)

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


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


Evidence of Existence, One Gallery, Dublin

Plastic Relations, 7 Hours, Haus19, Berlin


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


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


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)


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


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

2008 Kiss, Cuddle, Torture, Scherer8 Hausprojekt, Wedding, Berlin

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



Artist Talk, Nordic Art School, Kokkola, Finland


Invited panel guest, Konstkraft Ljusne, Sweden Konstkraft Ljusne

Welcome to the Dark Side, Drawing workshop with students of Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee KHB

Lecture & Artist talk on theme Territory for InterAct English youth group

2010-2013 Founder & organiser of Art Clinic (Monthly Critical Art feedback sessions for Professional Artists in Berlin)

2012 Artist Talk, Imagining Other Worlds, XL Art Space, Finland

Sensing Workshop with local youth group, Imagining Other Worlds, XL Art Space, Finland

2011 Exhibition Technical assistant, Haus Der Kultur der Welt, Berlin

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

2009 Proof reader at Tammi Publishing Company, Finland

2006-2007 Gallery Assistant, 7 Hours, Haus19, Berlin

2006 Photographer, Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin

2004 Assistant, i-D Fashion Magazine, 124 Tabernacle Street, London EC1 i-D



Metamorphilia-Metamorphobia, Exhibition Catalogue, KKC, Riga.

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


Berlin Bildende Künstler Verband (Berlin Artists Association)

Berliner Pool (Artist Association)

Visual Artists Ireland (Irish Artists Association)

WerkStadt e.V (Art & Cultural Project Space)


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