2015      MFA, Printmaking, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

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

2009     BA, Studio Art, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL


2019 . Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA

2017             Liquitex Cadmium-Free Research Residency, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY

2016             The Studios at MASS MoCA, Assets for Artists, North Adams, MA

2015-16      Stutz Artist Residency, Indianapolis, IN

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

Solo Exhibitions & Two-Person Exhibitions

2020 (Upcoming January) Holding In Between, The University of South Carolina-Aiken, Etherredge Art Center, Aiken, SC (with Sean Hurley)

2019 (Upcoming September) Cactus Tongued, Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA

2018 Piece by Part, Plough Gallery, Tifton, GA

2017    Appearances, Plough Gallery, Tifton, GA (with Sean Hurley)

2016    Seeing Is Forgetting, Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN

2016    Controlled Entropy, Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN  

2016    Kristy Hughes & Neil Cain, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN 

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, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Permutations, Brandt-Roberts Galleries, Columbus, OH, Curated by Michelle Brandt and Marla Roddy

2018 Anniversary Show, 10th West Gallery, Indianapolis, IN, Curated by Tony  Quintana and Maria Behringer    

2018    Go West: Mid America Print Council, “Our Indiana: MFA Selections”, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, Curated by Ellen Price

2018    Artists as Educators, Albany Museum Gallery, Albany, GA

2018    Georgia Artists: A Juried Exhibition, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, GA

2018    Piecemeal, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN, curated by Kyle Herrington

2018    Intense Colors, 10th West Gallery, Indianapolis, IN, curated by Susan Brewer and Tony Quintana

2018    The DRAWPROJECT, Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA

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    Five-Foot Show, Gallery 360, Invitational Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN

2017    Primary Colours, Athenaeum Foundation, Indianapolis, IN

2016    Indiana People, Places, and Things, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Invitational Exhibition, 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 Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas, invited by Jake Weigel

2016    37th Annual Paper in Particular, National 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


Lectures / Workshops

2019 Slide Talk, Women in Contemporary Art, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

2018 Gallery Talk, Plough Gallery, Tifton, GA

2018   Slide Talk and Monotype Workshop, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

2017    Panel Discussion with Daniel Mantilla, in conversation with Thomas Micchelli and Jennifer Samet, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY

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

2016    Slide Talk, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY

2016    Experimental Drawing Workshop, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

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

2016    Slide Talk, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN                  

2015    Gallery Talk, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

2015    Slide Talk via Skype, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

Selected Press and Catalogues

Friend of the Artist, Volume 10, curated by Tim Ralston, Diana Cerezino, Michael, Dewberry, Thomas Flynn, and Ty Bishop, September 27, 2019

Cut Me Up Magazine, Issue 02, curated by Andrea Burgay and John Whitlock, Jan. 1, 2019

Burnaway, Studio Visit: Visiting Collagist Kristy Hughes in Valdosta, by Shelby Evans, April 4, 2018, 

Execute Magazine, Kristy Hughes: Chaos and Control, Dec. 23, 2017

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



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