JANE HUGHES

VISUAL ARTIST

Upcoming Exhibitions

2024
Grey Gardens Studio collective, Yö Galleria, Helsinki, Finland (6.11 – 20.11.2024)

BOOKED, Muu, Contemporary Art Centre, Helsinki, Finland (11.05 – 26.05.2024)

We gulp black moons, (Solo show), Galleria Napa, Rovaniemi, Finland (6.04 – 30.04.2024)

 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)

2023
These fragments I have shored against my ruins
, tm•galleria, Helsinki, FI

2022
Trangressions (before & after), Woikka Contemporary, Voikka, FI

2021
I put a spell on you, Galleria Ars Libera, Kuopio, FI

2020
The True Believer, Laikku Cultural House, Tampere, FI

2020
Someone else’s stories,  with Taru Kallio, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, FI
Place, Histories and Other Matters, Toradh Gallery 2, Kells, IE

2019
Place, Histories and Other Matters, Toradh Gallery, Ashbourne, IE

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

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

2014
Gods & Demons of the forest I, Detroit Stockholm, Stockholm, SE

2013
Vulpicide / Citycide, with Taru Kallio, Sorbus Galleria, Helsinki, FI

2012
Imagining Other Worlds, XL Art Space, Helsinki, FI

2009
Estranged Relations, Ptarmigan Gallery, Helsinki, FI

Attachments, WerkStadt e.V, Berlin, DE

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2023
Catalysti Members’ Annual Exhibition & Art Lottery, Outo Olo, Helsinki
STOP! The war, Kuusisto Art Manor, Kaarina, FI
Wiurila Summer exhibition, Wiurila Manor, Salo, FI
Out of Office, Asbestos Art Space, Helsinki, FI
Organic, Gallery Longa & Fönari, Helsinki, FI

2022
Soul wash, Wirta Pop-up Art Space, Voikka, FI
Jättömaa, Galleria Anatares, Sippola, FI

2021
Toisella Rannalla, Galleria Vanha Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo, FI
Pop up Exhibition, 3 Artotheques, Galleria Aarni, Espoo, FI
Spring salon (KEVÄTSALONKI) Kosminen, Helsinki, FI

2020
The Road Chosen, Wiurila Summer exhibition, Wiurila Manor, Salo, FI

2019
Night of the Arts, Grey Garden Studios, Helsinki, FI

2018 
Winter Exhibition, Custom House Studios & Gallery, Westport, IE
Summer Exhibition, Galleria Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki,  FI
WerkStadt 10 years anniversary festival, WerkStadt, Berlin, DE
Rasi637, Kouta Gallery, Kouvola, FI
Figure [out], Idiotopie, Nancy, FR

2017
Surveyor Exhibition, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath, IE
Window Screenings, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Transitions Ep.2: Excavations, Dada Post, Berlin, DE

2016
Faraway Longings, Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

2015
Landscape – Metropolis, Rathenau Hallen, Kunst am Spreeknie, Berlin
Identity & other Myths, Garage Theatre, Co. Monaghan, IE

2014 
Young Artist’s Triennale, Culture Centre Poleeni, Pieksämäki, FI
Metamorphilia-Metamorphobia, Kaņepes Kulturas Centrs, Riga, LT
Threshold, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin, DE

2013
Neither here nor there II, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, IE
Financial Times, Mustarinda, FI
Vulpicide (Mediabox), Galerie Toolbox, Berlin
Neither here nor there: Contemporary Irish, Grimmuseum, Berlin, DE

2012
Künstler Salon Murid Bosh, Kunsthalle M3, Berlin, DE
Master of Arts Show, MoA ’12, Aalto University, Jätkasaari, Helsinki, FI
New Horizons: Landscape & the Contemporary Romantic, Kunstraum T27, Berlin

2011
Social Movement Generator, Dr. Fahimi, Boheme Precaire, Dortmund, DE
Destruction-construction, TM20, Tape Modern, Berlin, DE

2010
Borders, Neukoelln Import, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, DE
Kipu (Pain), Kereva Art Museum, FI
Checkbounds, Stattbad-Wedding, Berlin, DE
Vereslihalla, Galleria Kandela, Helsinki, FI
48 Hours Neukolln, WerkStadt, Berlin, DE

2009
Made in Berlin, Kaliningrad State Art Gallery
Made in Berlin, German-Russian House, Kaliningrad, RU
Light as a feather stiff as a board, SIM A.i.R, Reykjavik, IS

2008
Kiss, Cuddle, Torture, Scherer8 Hausprojekt, Berlin, DE
Rot, RGB, Brunnenstrasse 65, Berlin, DE

2007
Evidence of Existence, One Gallery, Dublin, IE
Plastic Relations, 7 Hours, Haus19, Berlin, DE

2005
New Irish Painting, Context Galleries (CCA), Derry, Northern Ireland
Villa Electrique II Aki MediaKunst, Villa de Bank, Enschede, NL

Education

2009 – 2012
M.A. Environmental Art
Aalto University, Helsinki, FI

2010 – 2011
M.A. Art in Context
Universität der Kunst (University of the Arts), Berlin, DE (Erasmus)

2002 – 2006
B.A. Degree in Fine Art Painting
National College of Art & Design, Dublin, IE

2005
B.A. Degree in Media
AKI Academy of Art & Design, Enschede, NL, (Erasmus)

Artist in Residence

2022
Tyrone Guthrie Award for artist residency, Meath County Council, IE
Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Co. Kerry, IE

2021
Áras Éanna Arts Centre, Inis Oirr Island, Co. Galway, IE
Tuulensuu Ateljeetalo, Viitasaari, Finland

2020
Aspan Ateljee, (SKJL) Lohja, Finland

2019
Achill Island residency award, Achill Heinrich Böll Association, IE

2016
RASi637, Artist in Residence, Tirva, Finland

2015
Ateljé Stundars, Artist in Residence awarded by KulturÖsterbotten, FI

2014 
RASi637, Artist in Residence, Tirva, Finland
RUD, Artist in Residence, Bengtsfors, SE

2013
Mustarinda, Artist in Residence, FI

2010
Environmental Art MA students, Aalto university & BioArt society, Kilpisjärvi Biological Station, FI

2009 
SIM Artist in Residence, Reykjavík, IS

Awards & Grants

2022
Finnish Cultural Foundation, (two year working grant)

2021
TAIKE, Arts Promotion Centre, FI
TAIKE, Arts Promotion Centre, (mobility grant) FI
Finnish Cultural Foundation, (mobility grant)

2020 
TAIKE, Arts Promotion Centre, FI
TAIKE, Arts Promotion Centre, FI
VISEK, FI

2017 
Professional Artist Bursary, Meath County Council, IE

2015
Travel & Training Award, The Arts Council of Ireland, IE

2013
Culture Ireland Grant, IE
Professional Artist Bursary, Meath Co. Council, IE

2012
Culture Ireland Grant & Ireland’s EU presidency cultural project grant for Germany

2010 
Aktion! KMS Aktionaersfond, Grant for public art project HALBTISCH, Berlin, DE
Professional Artist Bursary, Meath County Council, IE
Culture Ireland Grant, IE

Press / Texts

Upcycling images from the past, The Meath Chronicle, IE, 22.2.2020
Catalogue text, Place, Histories and Other Matters, Exhibition by Aedin McGinn, 2019
Architecture of Emotions, Custom House Studios, The Mayo News, IE, 22.5.2018
Introduction by artist Tinka Bechert, Architecture of Emotions, Custom House Studios, 2018
Irlantilaisen Jane Hughesin abstraktit maalaukset…, Kouvolan Sanomat, FI, 27.3.2018
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, Belgian magazine Coupon, p. 10-12, 05.2013
Interview Artist Studio Visits, Berlin Art Link, (online contemporary art magazine) 10.12.2010
Made in Berlin, Kalaningradsky Pravda, (Russian newspaper), 15.3.2009
Looking at the End of the World, Strana Kaliningrad, 24.3.2009

Curating

2015
Landscape-Metropolis, Kunst am Spreeknie Schöneweide Art Festival, Berlin (co-curated with John Power, Anu Miettinen, Eeva-Liisa Puhakka)

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

2010 – 2013 
Curator (co-curated with Jason M. Benedict), Werkstadt e.V, Neukoelln, Berlin, DE

Public Collections

Finnish State Art Deposit Collection, Finland
Arts Council of Ostrobothnia, Finland
HUS (Helsinki University Hospital) Art Collection, Finland
National Irish Visual Artist Library (nival), Ireland

CONTACT

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