Natalya Hughes

 

Education

2009                                   

PhD Art Theory/ Art History and Fine Arts, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney.

2001                                   

Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts, Honours (1st Class), QUT, Brisbane.

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

Woody, The Garage ARI, Canberra

2015

girls girls girls, Firstdraft, Sydney

2013

Looking Full, Beam Contemporary, Melbourne 

2012                 

Significant Men, Milani Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.

2011                 

Party Pooper, DB Projects, Sydney, Australia.

2010    

There Is Something Missing From Your Magic Realism, Beam Contemporary, Melbourne.                 

Totem Totem, Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

Floppy, Substation Gallery, Singapore.

2008                 

Back and Forth, Milani Gallery, Brisbane.                 

2006                 

Little Birds, Neon Parc, Melbourne.                 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015

Patternation, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sutherland, NSW

Quarternary, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

An Imprecise Science, Artspace, Sydney

2014

Office Work, Parliament House, Canberra, Australia

I Miss You More When it Rains, Dog Park Project Space, Christchurch, New Zealand

2013

December Letters, Orgy Park, Bushwick, NY, USA

Speak to Me, Sullivan + Strumf, Sydney

2012                  

ANIMAL/HUMAN, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane.

Contemporary Australia: Women, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

2011    

The James Souris Collection, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

New Psychadelia, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane.

2010                 

Painting Group, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne.

Zen to Kawaii: The Japanese Effect, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.

2009                 

The Shilo Project, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne.

Creative Australia and the Ballet Russes, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne.

2008                 

New, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane.

Neo Goth, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane.

2007                    

Too Near Too Far, Care/ Of Contemporary Art Space, Milan, Italy.

2006                 

Parallel Lives: TarraWarra Painting Biennale, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria.

2005                 

Prime: New Art from Queensland, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

Object/Subject, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane.                 

2004                 

A Cut Across, Plimsoll Gallery, University of TAS, Hobart, Australia.

The Australian Drawing Biennale, ANU Drill Hall, Canberra, Australia.

2004: Australian Culture Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.                 

2003                 

Costume and Memory: Natalya Hughes & Elizabeth Lamont, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.

 

Awards & Prizes

2010                                   

Arts Victoria International Program: Export and Touring Grant.

2009                                   

Art Incubator and GCAS Art Residency, Singapore.

Finalist, ABN Amro Art Award.

2007                                   

Finalist, ABN Amro Art Award.

2006                                   

Gertrude Contemporary Art Space Studio Residency                                   

2004 - 07                 

Australian Postgraduate Award

2004                 

Shortlisted, John McCaughey Memorial Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

2002                                     

Melville Haysom Scholarship and Residency, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

MetroArts Residency, MetroArts, Brisbane.

 

Bibliography

Ash, Romy, ‘Drawn Together’, Frankie Magazine, No.27, Jan-Feb 2009.

Badiou, Alain, Concept of the Model: An Introduction to the Materialist Epistemology of Mathematics, cover image, Re.Press, 2007.

The Rational Kernel of the Hegelian Dialectic, cover image, Re.Press, 2011.

Brand, S. & Cuyler, Amanda, Summer, Brand and Cuyler, 2004.

Crawford, Ashley,’Parallel Lives: Australian Painting Today’, Art & Australia, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2006.

Gobe, Claire, ‘Other Paintings: Natalya Hughes’, Eyeline Magazine, No. 52, 2003.

Gellatly, Kelly, ‘Fast-Forward Painting’, 2004: Australian Culture Now, National Gallery of Victoria and The Australian Centre for the Moving Image, 2004.

Goddard, Angela, Natalya Hughes, catalogue essay, Metroarts, 2002.

‘Artist Profile: Natalya Hughes’, Artichoke, No. 25, 2008.

Harrington, Zoe & Hughes, Natalya, ‘Interview’, Sculpture and the Enemies, Big Owl Publishing, No. 2, 2012.

Helmrich, Michelle, ‘Natalya Hughes: Rewriting Seduction’, 2004 Australian Drawing Biennale Catalogue, Drill Hall Gallery, 2004.

Hibberd, Lily, The Punctiform Arabesque, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, 2007.

Hickey, Gary, ‘Natalya Hughes: A Pernicious Beauty’, New, UQ Art Museum, 2008.

Moody, Sebastian, ‘Psychedelia Now’, Art & Australia, Vol. 49, No. 4, Winter 2012.

Morrel, Timothy, ;Smart Art: Natalya Hughes’, Australia Art Collector, No. 26, 2003.

Richards, Bree, ‘Emerging Artists: The Current Crop’, Ten Years of Contemporary Art: The James Souris Collection, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, 2011.

‘Natalya Hughes’, Contemporary Australia: Women, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, 2012.

Rainbird, Stephen, ‘Natalya Hughes’, A Generosity of Spirit: Recent Australian Women’s Art

from the QUT Art Collection, QUT Art Museum, 2010.

Souris, James C, The James C. Souris Collection: Selected Works, The Brisbane Club’s Collector’s Series, 2010.

Stein, Amelia, ‘Women of Substance’, Vogue Magazine Australia, May 2012.

TarraWarra Museum of Art. Parallel Lives: Australian Painting Today, 2006.

The Lifted Brow, cover image, No. 10, 2010 - 11.

Tonkin, Steven, ‘In the Wings’, Creative Australia and the Ballet Russes, Arts Centre Trust. 2009.

Neo Goth: Back in Black, UQ Art Museum, 2008.

 

Collections

Queensland Art Gallery

UQ Art Museum

QUT Art Museum

Art Bank AustraliaCorporate and private collections.

 

Other

2001 - 05

Co-founder and contributor to Local Art, a print and online publication.