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***I'm beyond excited to share that I'm now represented by Lisson Gallery in New York and London and C L E A R I N G in Brussels!!!***

Border States
Lisson Gallery, New York, NY
September 15th - October 27th, 2018

Hugh Hayden
White Columns, New York, NY
April 24th - June 2nd, 2018

hugh hayden america mesquite
America, 2018 Sculpted mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) on plywood Overall dimensions: 43 1/8 x 80 7/8 x 80 7/8 in Table: 35 1/2 x 40 x 40 in Chairs: 43 1/4 x 21 x 17 1/2 in

hugh hayden america mesquite

hugh hayden america mesquite chair

hugh hayden hangers 3 pelvis ebony
Hangers #3
, sculpted fir, walnut and ebony with oak dowel; and steel 11 x 28.25 x 12.5 inches

hugh hayden hangers 3 pelvis ebony fir walnut

Hugh Hayden Brier Patch
Brier Patch, sculpted fir with plywood and hardaware, 2018.

Hugh Hayden Brier Patch School Desk

Hugh Hayden Hangers Skeleton
Hangers, sculpted fir with garment rack, 2018.

Hugh Hayden Hangers Skeleton

New Bench
organized NYC Parks and Northern Manhattan Arts Alliiance
Inwood Hill Park, NY, NY
November 2017 - February 2018

Hot Mud
JAG Projects, Hudson, NY
July 23 - August 27th, 2017

Visual Notes for an Upside-Down World
curated by Jack McGrath
PPOW Gallery, NY, NY
June 29 - August 18, 2017

Hugh the Hunter
Site Specific Film Installation
Amon Carter Musuem, Fort Worth, TX
June 10 - February 18, 2018

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

hugh hayden picnic table inwood hill park
The Jones: Part 2, sculpted fallen trees from Manahattan, 66W x 72L x 48"T 2017

hugh hayden picnic table inwood hill park

hugh hayden the jones and other ideas adirodack chair
The Jones and other borrowed ideas, sculpted fallen hemlock, 38W x 46L x 55"D 2017

hugh hayden sculpture mortgage christmas trees
Mortgage, ihandcarved discarded Christmas trees, 120W x 62L x 30"D 2017

hugh hayden mortgage sculpture carved christmas trees

hugh hayden mortgage sculpture carved christmas trees

hugh hayden mortgage sculpture carved christmas trees

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

untitled, log and venetian blind, 2016

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

hugh hayden sculpture american apparel detail
Woman according to American Apparel (detail)

toga hugh hayden sculpture american apparel tshirt
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

hugh hayden sculpture Moses Cotton Grabber john deere art
vintage arcade grabber machine, double sided mirror acrylic, cotton bolls, John Deere factory paints, 2014-2015.

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

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

hugh hayden hugh the hunter short film heather artist portrait
still from Hugh the Hunter

hugh hayden sculpture peacock feathers camouflage trunk art
untitled (trunk), adolescent peacock feathers on reinforced canvas, 11Wx20Lx14"H, 2014

hugh hayden sculpture armor bark coat camoflauge burberry art
Armor, cherry bark on Burberry coat, 32Wx12Dx36"H, 2014

hugh hayden sculpture zelig logs grouse feathers art camouflage hunting woody allen
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

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

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

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

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

hugh hayden rapunzel basketball hair braid net faity tale marcy houses
Rapunzel, braided synthetic hair, 2012

hugh hayden cotton hair african american history slavery afro black
Untitled, spray paint on cotton plant, 2011