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First Year Show
Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, NY, NY
March 24 - April 8, 2017

Tomorrow Will Still Be Ours
Gavin Brown Enterprise, NY, NY
February 8 - February 23, 2017

tree chain
Ingrained, integrally carved spruce tree, 42W x 42L x 126"H 2017

untitled, log and venetian blind, 2016

fossil fashion woman
Woman according to American Apparel, 15 carved sucessive-sized layers of American Apparel baby rib tshirts and legging with aqua-resin, 20Lx14Wx66H" 2016

Woman according to American Apparel (detail)

toga hugh hayden
Toga, 17 carved sucessive-sized layers of American Apparel tshirts and aqua-resin, 26Lx16Wx37H" 2016

PUZZLE-SEGMENT - RTV_UPLOAD from Hugh Hayden on Vimeo.

Puzzled, a video performance
Reuters TV, NY, NY
November 8, 2016

In Tension Dinner
October 23, 2016

This one is smaller than this one, group exhibition curated by Paulina Bebecka
Postmasters Gallery, NY, NY
January 30 - March 12, 2016

Hugh the Huner
at Nitehawk Shorts Festival: Art Seen Spotlite
Nitehawk Cinema in partnership with frieze, Brooklyn, NY
Wednesday, November 11 at 7:30pm


The Glorious Twelfth: a film and food pairing
NY Premiere and Culinary Installation of Hugh the Hunter
Postmasters Gallery, NY, NY
6:30-9pm, August 12, 2015

The Glorious Twelfth

at New American Sculpture, group exhibition curated by Dexter Wimberly
Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
February 28th - March 29th

Moses Cotton Grabber

vintage arcade grabber machine, double sided mirror acrylic, cotton bolls, John Deere factory paints, 2014-2015.

Hugh the Hunter
selected to premiere at 2015 Sundance Film Festival in US Narrative Short Films Category
Park City, UT
January 23rd - 30th, 2015

Hugh the Hunter
still from Hugh the Hunter

untitled (trunk), adolescent peacock feathers on reinforced canvas, 11Wx20Lx14"H, 2014

Armor, cherry bark on Burberry coat, 32Wx12Dx36"H, 2014

hugh hayden zelig
Zelig, sharptail grouse feathers on logs, 18.5Wx15Lx10.5"H, 2013


Recapturing the Scenic Wilds group exhibition
Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
September 6th - December 7th, 2014

Rockaway! group exhibition curated by MoMa PS1 with the Honolulu Biennial
Rockaway Beach Surf Club, Queens, NY
June 29th - September 1st, 2014

Interview in Interview Magazine
June 27th, 2014

Glenfiddich Artist in Residence: US Representative
Dufftown, Scotland
June - August 2014

Surface Magazine Endorsements Exhibition
Tribeca Grand Hotel, NY, NY
April 24th - May 20th, 2014

Feature in Surface Magazine: Endorsements Issue
April 2014

Breathless group exhibition curated by House of Nobleman
Rush Arts Gallery, NY, NY
February 27th - April 15h, 2014

Fact of the Matter group exhibition
Socrates Sculpture Park at 1285 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY
January 21st - May 16th, 2014

Untitiled (skull)
published in Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition
Thames and Hudson, London, UK
October 14th, 2013

Hunt, Feather, Drumstick
(culinary performance)
Hot Meet, Abrons Art Center, NY, NY
July 25th, 2013

Untitled (made in China)
in group exhibition If color, then also dimension; if flatness, then texture, etc.
LMCC's Building 110, Governors Island, NY
June 15th, 2013

American Hero 4 installation at Three Rivers Art Festival
Pittsburgh Today Interview
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, PA
June 7th, 2013

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee
January 8th, 2013

Whitney Grey Area Instagram Project
Whitney Musuem, NY, NY
December 11th, 2012

VH1+Scope You Oughta Know Artist

Scope Art Fair, Miami, FL
Decemeber 4th-9th, 2012

American Hero 4
EAF 12: 2012 Emerging Artist Fellowship
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
September 9th - March 2013

Cage Installation
Alexander Wang Soho Flagship, NY, NY
Opens Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Based in New York the Dallas native is a recipient of the 2011 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency, 2012 Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship and 2012 Abrons Art Center AIRSpace Residency.

Hunt Feather Drumstick, culinary performance at Abrons Art Center, 2013

audubon parakeet
Untitled, parakeet feathers on James Audubon rock ptarmigan print, 26Wx19"L, 2013

Hugh Hayden American Hero 4 Cornrows 1965 Mustang
American Hero 4, braided synthetic hair and resin on 1965 Ford Mustang, 2012

hugh hayden alexander wang installation
Cage installation, latex hose and steel, 2012

hugh hayden braided mountain goat american hero 2
American Hero 2, taxidermy mountain goat, 2011

Rapunzel, braided synthetic hair, 2012

Untitled, spray paint on cotton plant, 2011