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Education

2014     MFA, Printmaking, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  (Coursework completed 2014, graduation date 2015 to allow completion of teaching fellowship)

2011      MA, Studio Art, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2009    BA, Printmaking, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

Residencies

2017      Liquitex Cadmium- Free Research Residency, Residency Unlimited, Sept. - Oct., Brooklyn, NY 

2016      The Studios at MASS MoCA, Nov., North Adams, MA

2015-16 Stutz Artists Association, Oct.-Sept., Indianapolis, IN

2015       Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship Recipient, July, Johnson, VT

 

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions 

2017     Appearances, Plough Gallery, Tifton, GA (Two-person Exhibition with Sean Hurley)

2016     Seeing Is Forgetting, Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN 

2016     Controlled Entropy, Stutz Artists Association, Indianapolis, IN 

2016     Kristy Hughes & Neil Cain, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN (Two-Person Exhibition)

2015     Seeing Is, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

2014     This Rain, Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

2014     For Once, Then, Something, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017     See In Space, Union St. Gallery, Indiana University, Kokomo, IN, curated by Zachary Carlisle Davidson

2017     Switchboard Projects, Springhill Suites, Bloomington, IN, curated by Marla Roddy and Lance Pruitt

2017     5 Foot Show, Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN

2017     Primary Colours, Athenaeum Foundation, Indianapolis, IN

2016     Indiana People, Places, and Things, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN

2016     Under Way, Online Exhibition, Mist Gallery, Richmond, VA

2016     Art From the Heartland, Regional Exhibition, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

2016     Topias: Contemporary Landscapes, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery, The University of Texas of the PermianBasin, Odessa,Texas, curated by Jake Weigel 

2016     37th Annual Paper in Particular, National Juried Exhibition, Columbia, MO, juried by Takuji Hamanaka

2016     Water Awareness, Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2016     What Makes My Heart Beat? In Conjunction with the American Heart Associations “Go Red For Women”, Stutz Artists Association, Indianapolis, IN 

2016     Faculty Exhibition, Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2016     Start with Art, Magdelena and Jerry Points Gallery, Carmel, IN

2016     No Bullshit, Fuller Projects, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2016      Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition of Emerging Artists, National Society of Arts and  Letters, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN 

2015     Small Works Exhibition, Magdelena and Jerry Points Gallery, Carmel, IN

2015     Tiny IV, Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN

2015     Pop-up Event, Bloomington, IN, curated by Jeremy Sweet

2015     Fusion, Online Exhibition, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA, juried by Oliva Ongpin

2015     Structurally Speaking, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY

2015     71st Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Terre Haute, IN, juried by Heather Ahtone

2015      Arts Fest, Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

2015     The Indianapolis Transfer, Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

2014     Women Artists/Entrepreneurs, The Arts Council of Indianapolis, Artsgarden, Indianapolis, IN

2014     Tiny III, Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN

2014      The Abstract Show III, Brickton Art Center, Park Ridge, IL

2014      SYNCOPATED: Off-Beat & En Pointe, Blueline Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2014     Under Pressure, Gallery Group, Bloomington, IN

2014     Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition of Emerging Artists, National Society of Arts and Letters,Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN 

2013      International Juried Exhibition, New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2013     Tiny II, Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN

2013     MFA Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN

2013     Open Space, Fuller Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2013     4x6/6x4 Postcard Exhibit, The Art Gallery at Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO

2013     Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition of Emerging Artists, National Society of Arts and Letters, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

2013     Undivided, Fuller Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2012     Printwork 2012, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburg, PA

2012     Tiny, Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN

2012     Samenwerken, Collaboration with Maggie Crowley, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN

2012     Student International Print Show, El Minia, Egypt

2012     68th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

2012     Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition of Emerging Artists, National Society of Arts and Letters, Bloomington, IN

2012     33rd Annual Paper in Particular, National Exhibition, Columbia, MO

2012     notBIG, International Juried Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2012     MFA Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN

2012     For We Are Where We Are Not, The 410 Project, Mankato, MN, juried by Eric Waterkotte

2012     Formations, International Juried Online Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art

2011      Seven x 11: Art for Art, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

2011      32nd Annual Paper in Particular, National Exhibition, Columbia, MO

2011      Winter Print Exhibition, Thrive Wellness Center, Bloomington, IN

2011      MA Graduate Art Exhibition, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL

2010     Lakeland College Foundation Art Heritage Show, Lakeland College, Mattoon, IL

2010      Either/ Or, National Juried Exhibition, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

2010      66th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

2009     What’s Next, National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2009      22nd Annual Northern National Art Competition, Rhinelander, WI

2009      64th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

2008     22nd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Kenosha, WI

 

Honors / Awards

2017      Liquitex Research Residency in support of Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY

2016      Revent Artist Project, Indiana Recycling Coalition, Indianapolis, IN

2016      Welcome Race Fans Public Art Project, Arts Council of Indianapolis and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, IN

2016      Merit Award, Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition of Emerging Artists, NSAL, Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

2015      Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship Award, Johnson, VT

2014       Future Faculty Teaching Fellowship, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

2014      Associate Instructor Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2013      Associate Instructor Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2012       Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection Purchase Award, Terre Haute, IN

2012      3rd Place-notBIG International Juried Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2012      Associate Instructor Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2010      Rick and Candy Shagley Purchase Award, 66th Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, Terre Haute, IN

2010      Artist Grant, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2009     Printmaking Merit Award, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2009     Talented Student Award, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2009     First Place, Lakeland College Foundation Art Heritage Show, Mattoon, IL

2008     Artist Grant, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

Portfolio Exchanges

2016      Useful Work vs. Useless Toil, Mid American Print Council (MAPC), organized by Neah Kelly and Mark Laurin

2013      Disguise, Printmaking Portfolio/Exhibition, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2012      Leftovers III, Printmaking Portfolio/Exhibition, Wingtip Press, Boise, ID, Wharepuke Gallery,Kerikeri, New Zealand         

2012      Reclamation, Printmaking Portfolio/Exhibition, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

Teaching Experience

2016-17     Herron School of Art + Design, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Saturday School (High school), Instructor, Drawing & Illustration

2016           DePauw University, Part-Time Assistant Professor of Art and Art History,Green Castle, IN, Introduction to Drawing

2016           Indiana University, Adjunct Professor, Bloomington, IN, Fundamental Studio: Drawing

2016           Ivy Tech Community College, Adjunct Professor, Terre Haute, IN, Survey of Art & Culture I

2014-15     Butler University, Future Faculty Teaching Fellow, Indianapolis, IN, Line and Value: Drawing + 2D Design, Perspective in the Creative Arts, Introduction to Relief Printmaking

2013-14     Indiana University, Associate Instructor, Bloomington, IN, Fundamental Studio: 2D Color & Design, Fundamental Studio: Drawing

2012           Indiana University, Graduate Assistant, Bloomington, IN, Introduction to Printmaking- Summer Session

2011            Eastern Illinois University, Teaching Assistant, Charleston, IL, Introduction to Printmaking- Summer           

2010-11      Eastern Illinois University, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Charleston, IL, Introduction to Art for Non-Majors

 

Lectures / Workshops

2017       Artist Talk with Daniel Mantilla, in conversation with Thomas Micchelli and Jen Samet, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY

2017       Experimental Drawing Workshop, Untitled Light, Blueline Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2016       Artist Lecture, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY

2016       Experimental Drawing Workshop, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

2016       Artist Lecture, Stutz Business and Arts Center, Indianapolis, IN

2016       Artist Lecture, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2015       Artist Lecture, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN                                                       

2015       Visiting Artist via Skype, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

2014       Artist Lecture, International School of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN

2014       Gallery Talk, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

Collections

Mid American Print Council

Rubin & Levin P.C. Indianapolis, IN

El Minia University, El Minia, Egypt

Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

Indiana University Printmaking Archive, Bloomington, IN

Swope Museum of Art, Terre Haute, IN

 

Selected Press and Catalogues

Burnaway, Feature: Contemporary Art Finds a Home in Rural Georgia at Plough Gallery, by Rebecca Lee Reynolds, September 19, 2017

The Gathered Gallery, Art Bullet, May, 2017 

Create! Magazine, Issue 3, March 2017

Command Zine, Artist Spotlight: Kristy Hughes, by Sul-Jess Scully, December 2016 

Mist Gallery Blog, Interview with Kristy Hughes, July 2016 

Marquardt, Jennifer, Hard Surfaces Are Good For the Body, ThrewLine Books, Book Cover, June 2016

NUVO Review Kristy Hughes’ Seeing Is Forgetting by Dan Grossman, May 25, 2016

LEAP! Review, by Bekah Pollard, May 25, 2016 

For Example Magazine, Painting, May 2016

Driftless Magazine, Midwest Adventuring, Issue 4, November 2015, pp 97-100

Paint Pulse Magazine, Issue 3, June 2015 

Exhibition Catalogue, Fusion, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2015

Blue Room Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Fall 2014, pp 84-85

Canvas Creative Arts Magazine, Spring 2014 Edition, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp 84-85

MFA Thesis Catalog, Indiana University, 2014

Printeresting, All These Theses, May 2014