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SELECTED ONE- AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017    Interpretive Blendings, on2gallery, California Building, Minneapolis, MN (two-person exhibition)
2016    Locations, Opening Night Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2016    Rhythm and Memory, on2gallery, California Building, Minneapolis, MN (two-person exhibition)
2014    Actors & Spectators, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2014    Farida Hughes and Kathy Wismar, Mill City Clinic, Minneapolis, MN
2014    Full Circle, on2gallery, California Building, Minneapolis, MN
2012    Speaking of Space, Bloomington Theatre and Arts Center, Bloomington, MN (two-person exhibition)
2011    Private Art 2, Minneapolis, MN
2011    Solo Exhibition, Depot Museum and Gallery, Beverly Shores, IN
2011    Gatherings, Nina Bliese Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2011    Many, Harry M. Drake Gallery, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, MN
2009    From Here to There, Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2007    Re-Visions, Art Center in Orange, Orange, VA (two-person exhibition)
2005    Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg, VA (two-person exhibition)
2005    Carrington Gallery, The North Theatre, Danville, VA
2005    Passages, The Madeira School, McLean, VA
2005    Findings, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
2004    Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
2003    Caswell County Civic Center, Yanceyville, NC
2003    Variations, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
2002    Danville Museum of Fine Art, Danville, VA
2001    Offices of Gilbert, Marks and DiGirolamo, Hagerstown, MD
2000    WCAC Gallery, Hagerstown, MD
1999    Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Hagerstown, MD
1998    Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
1996    North Shore Country Day School, Chicago, IL
1994    MFA Thesis Show, Midway Studios, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017    5th Annual Women’s Exhibit “La Mese delle Donne”, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
2017    Metaphors, Walker Fine Art, Denver, CO
2017    COLOR THEORY—Contemporary Abstraction, Perry and Carlson Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA
2017    Essential Art Exhibition, Paramount Center for the Arts, St. Cloud, MN
2017    10th Annual Size Doesn’t Matter, Small Works Exhibit,  Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2016    The Color of Summer – A Summer Salon Show, Opening Night Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2016    No Boys Allowed, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2015    Personal Best, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN
2014    Beyond the Surface, WARM, Mentor/Protegee Exhibition, Grainbelt Bottling House, Minneapolis, MN
2014    Lists, Invitational, Harriet Bart Studio, Traffic Zone Building, Minneapolis, MN
2013    30 x 30, Abstraction Group Show, Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2013    Summer Group Show, on2gallery, California Building, Minneapolis, MN
2013    Annual Small Works Show, Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2012    Gifted and Guided, Mentor/Protegee Exhibition, Grainbelt Bottling House, Minneapolis, MN
2012    Nebulae Squared, Nina Bliese Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2012    WARM Member Juried Show, Grainbelt Bottling House, Minneapolis, MN
2012    Size Doesn’t Matter, 5th Annual Small Works Exhibit, Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2011    Les Petits Tresors, Nina Bliese Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2011    A Summer of Abstract Art, Anita Sue Kolman Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2011    Depot Museum and Gallery, Beverly Shores, IN
2011    Temporality, WARM Members Exhibition, Grainbelt Bottling House, Minneapolis, MN
2010    Farida Hughes, Rashaun Kartak and Mary Bergs, Minnesota Women’s Building, St. Paul, MN
2010    Frank Stone Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2010    WARM Currents, Northrup King Building Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (curated by Beate Minkovski)
2010    Size Doesn’t Matter, Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2010    Art {in} Justice, Minneapolis Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
2010    Foot in the Door 4, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2009    Size Doesn’t Matter, Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2008    University of Mary Washington Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA
2008    Contemporary Virginia Painters, Process Unveiled, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA  (curated by Leigh Anne Chambers)
2008    Small Works Invitational, Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2007    Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2007    Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA
2007    INDEX, ArtDC Art Fair, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
2007    Primed, WPA/C Exhibition/Auction, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (curated by Irene Hoffman)
2007    WCAC Gallery, Hagerstown, MD
2006    Rentz Gallery, Richmond, VA
2006    McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
2005    Turning the Page, Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran, Washington, D.C. (curated by Jessica Naresh)
2005    Entering the Interior, Rentz Gallery, Richmond, VA
2005    Layers, (Collaboration with Elsabe Dixon), McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
2004    100 Doves, WCAC Gallery, Hagerstown, MD
2004    Breaking Ground, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Glen Allen, VA (curated by Gwen van Ostern)
2004    McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
2003    Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
2003    Davidson County Community College, NC
2003    Garden of the Mind’s Eye at Riverside, Sponsored by Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (curated by Leah Stoddard)
2003    AAWS, Winston-Salem, NC
2003    McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
2003    Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center, Frederick, MD
2002    Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center, Frederick, MD
2002    McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
2001    Danville Museum of Fine Art, Danville, VA
1998    Washington County Arts Council Gallery, Hagerstown, MD
1997    Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
1996    D & D Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1995    The 2nd Gallery, Frederick, MD
1995    La Fond Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
1994    The Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
1994    25 at 25, The Plaza Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Holsworth, Richmond, VA
Diamond, Beverly Shores, IN
Grisham, Charlottesville, VA
Vernay, Lyon, France
Chatham Hall, Chatham, VA
Fountain, Chatham, VA
Walker, New York, NY
Spicher, Shepherdstown, WV
Baer, Alexandria, VA

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Capital One
United Health Group
Target
Chesapeake Capital
Marriott World Center
Hilton Hotels Corporation
F&M Bank
Washington County Health System

COMMISSIONS
Tampa Bay Grand Hyatt, Tampa Bay, FL
Prairie Care Center, Maplewood, MN
Des Plaines Casino, Des Plaines, IL
New Orleans Hyatt, New Orleans, LA
Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
Nashville Hilton, Nashville, TN
Private Residence, Edina, MN
Orlando Hilton, Orlando, FL
Ventana Inn and Spa, Big Sur, CA
Orlando World Center Marriot, Orlando, FL

SELECTED ACTIVITIES/AWARDS
2017    Panelist, Operational Development Grants, MRAC, MN
2015    Artist Mentor, Free Arts Minnesota, MN
2015   Artist, Art Lab, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2014-2016   Event Coordinator, VIP, Rock the Garden, Walker Art Center, MN
2013    Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, MN
2012    Host Artist, Drawing Club, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2012    Panelist, “Artist as Change Agent”, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN
2012    Speaker’s Day Guest Speaker, “Creativity in the Studio,” St. Paul Academy, St. Paul, MN
2011-2014    Mentor, WARM (Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota), Mentor/Protegee Program, MN
2006-2008    Leadership Through the Arts Advisory Committee, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, VA
2005    Visiting Artist, Exhibition, talk and monotype workshop, Madeira School, McLean, VA
2002    Visiting Artist, Monotype workshop, Chatham Hall, Chatham, VA
1998    Honor Award, Washington County Women in the Arts, Washington County, MD
1993    Sterns Fellowship Foundation Award, University of Chicago, IL

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Schouweiler, Susannah. “NEMAA Artist Series: Pluralism in Motion.” mnartists.org. December 16, 2016. http://www.mnartists.org/article/nemaa-artist-series-pluralism-motion.
Moss, Jeff. “No Boys Allowed-Kolman & Pryor Gallery.” LOSTWKND. @lostwkndmag. February 2016. Web. February 10, 2016.
Camille LeFevre, “Farida Hughes: Full Circle”, City Pages, (Minneapolis, MN), Art/Gallery, February 12-18, 2014, p. 27; http://www.citypages.com/2014-02-12/calendar/farida-hughes-full-circle/full/.
Sheila Regan, “Abstract painting featured in “30 x 30” at Kolman & Pryor”, City Pages, http://blogs.citypages.com/dressingroom/2013/10/abstract_painting_featured_in_30_x_30_at_kolman_pryor.php.
Local Artist Interviews, “Farida Hughes – Painter,” June 2, 2012, http://www.local-artist-interviews.com/2012/06/farida-hughes-painter.html.
Ruth Latter, “Superb’s the Word,” The Daily Progress, (Charlottesville, VA), Thursday, May 24, 2007.
Aaron Steinberg, “Varied Art Motifs Imitate Music,” The Hook, (Charlottesville, VA) March 20-26, 2003, p.28.
Ruth Latter, “In Tune with Hughes,” The Daily Progress, (Charlottesville, VA), D3, Thurs., March 20, 2003.
_____, “Center Branches out…,” The Daily Progress, (Charlottesville, VA) Section D, Thurs., Jan. 10, 2002.
“Women in the Arts,” The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, MD), Section D, Sunday, October 18, 1998.
Grey City Journal Vol. 1, #22, (Chicago, IL), April 8, 1994.

EDUCATION
MFA, University of Chicago
BA, Fordham University
Residency, Vermont Studio Center

 

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