UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2022/2023  Solo Exhibition, TM Galleria, Helsinki, Finland (12.12.2022 – 15.1.2023)

2021  Camouflage, with Mari Mäkiö and Laura Böök, Galleria Vanha Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo, Finland (29.10.2021 – 21.11.2021)


Born 1984 in Ireland.

Contact: info@janehughes.ie  ◊  instagram   twitter  ◊  portfolio download link 2021


EDUCATION

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

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

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

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

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021  I PUT A SPELL ON YOU, Galleria Ars Libera, Kuopio, Finland

2020  The True Believer, Laikku Kulttuuritalo, Tampere, Finland

  Someone else’s stories, in collaboration with Taru Kallio, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki

Place, Histories and Other Matters, Toradh 2, Old Courthouse, Kells, Ireland

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

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

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

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

2013  Vulpicide / Citycide, in collaboration with Taru Kallio, Sorbus Galleria, Helsinki, Finland

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

2009  Estranged Relations, Ptarmigan Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

〉  Attachments, Werkstadt e.V, Berlin, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021  Pop up Exhibition, 3 Artotheques, Galleria Aarni, Espoo, Finland 

  Spring salon (KEVÄTSALONKI) Kosminen, Helsinki

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

2019  Night of the Arts, Grey Garden Studios, Helsinki

2018  Winter Exhibition, Custom House Studios & Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

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

  WerkStadt 10 years anniversary festival, WerkStadt, Berlin, Germany

  Rasi637, Kouta Gallery, Kouvola Art Museum, Finland

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

2017  Surveyor Exhibition, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland

〉  Window Screenings, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  Transitions Ep.2: Excavations, Dada Post, Berlin

2016  Faraway Longing, Embassy of Ireland, Berlin

2015  Landscape – Metropolis, Rathenau Hallen, Kunst am Spreeknie festival, Berlin

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

2014  Young Artist’s Triennale, Culture Centre Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland

  Metamorphilia-Metamorphobia, Kaņepes Kulturas Centrs, Riga, Latvia

  Threshold, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin

2013  Neither here nor there II, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland

  Financial Times, Mustarinda, Finland

〉  Vulpicide (Mediabox), Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany

〉  Neither here nor there: Contemporary Irish, Grimmuseum, Berlin

2012  Künstler Salon Murid Bosh, Kunsthalle M3, Berlin

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

  New Horizons:Landscape & the Contemporary Romantic, Kunstraum T27, Berlin

2011  Social Movement Generator, Dr. Fahimi, Boheme Precaire, Dortmund, Germany

  Destruction-construction, TM20, Tape Modern, Berlin

2010  Borders, Neukoelln Import, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany

〉  Kipu (Pain), Kereva Art Museum, Finland

  Checkbounds, Stattbad, Wedding, Berlin

  Vereslihalla, Galleria Kandela, Helsinki, Finland

2009  Made in Berlin, Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, Russia

  Made in Berlin, German-Russian House, Kaliningrad, Russia

  Light as a feather stiff as a board, SIM A.i.R, Reykjavik, Iceland

2008  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

2005  New Irish Painting, Context Galleries (CCA), Derry, Northern Ireland

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

RESIDENCIES

2022  Tyrone Guthrie Award for artist residency, Meath County Council, 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 TAIK (now Aalto university) & BioArt society, Kilpisjärvi Biological Station,FI

2009  SIM Artist in Residence, Reykjavík, IS

GRANTS & AWARDS

2020  TAIKE, Arts Promotion Centre, (covid-19 grant) FI

  TAIKE, Arts Promotion Centre, (covid-19 grant) FI

  VISEK Centre for the Promotion of Visual Art, FI

  Embassy of Ireland, Finland

2017  Professional Artist Bursary, Meath Co. 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

2010  Culture Ireland Grant, IE

SELECTED PRESS

2020  Upcycling images from the past, The Meath Chronicle, IE, 22.2.2020

2019  Catalogue text, Place, Histories and Other Matters, Exhibition by Aedin McGinn 

2018  Article Architecture of Emotions, Custom House Studios, The Mayo News, IE, 22.5.2018

2018  Introduction by artist Tinka Bechert, Architecture of Emotions, Custom House Studios

 Irlantilaisen Jane Hughesin abstraktit maalaukset..., Kouvolan Sanomat, FI, 27.3.2018

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, Belgian magazine Coupon, p10-12 

2010  Interview Artist Studio Visits, Berlin Art Link, (online contemporary art magazine) 10.12.2010

2009  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, Grimmuseum, Berlin & Galway Arts Centre, Ireland (co-curated with Enda O’Donoghue)

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

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), National College of Art & Design, Ireland

 

@