Sharka Hyland

 

education

    Yale University School of Art, MFA (1986–1988)

            Graphic Design. Master thesis, The Messages in Sealed Envelopes, on the semantic

            aspects of Czech Avant-Garde collages from the 1920s

    École du Louvre, Paris, France (1991–1992)

            History of Art, History of Writing

    Albert-Ludwig University, Freiburg, Germany (1982–1983)

            Linguistics, History of European Avant-Gardes, Comparative Literature

 

solo and featured-artist exhibitions

    2015    Mamadou Cissé, Patrick Gabler et Sharka Hyland, Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France 

               Drawing Now /Le salon du dessin contemporain, Gallery Joe Featured Artist, Paris, France

               “this thing we call a city,” Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

    2014    Drawing Amsterdam, Gallery Joe Featured Artist, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                Drawing Now /Le salon du dessin contemporain, Gallery Joe Featured Artist, Paris, France

    2013     Swann’s Way, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

    2012     show, don’t tell, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

    2010     Islanded, InLiquid Crane Arts Hall, Philadelphia, PA

    2009    32nd Annual Wind Challenge Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

                 Cat Balco and Sharka Hyland, PrattMWP Gallery, Utica, NY

    2007    Temporary Places, Rosenberg Gallery, Hempstead, NY

 

selected recent group exhibitions

    2015    Drawing Room 2015 / La Panacée, Centre de Culture Contemporaine, Montpellier, France

                If on a winter’s night a traveler, GrizzlyGrizzly, Philadelphia, PA

                Walking the line VI, Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne, Germany

                Bye Bye, Old City, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

    2014    Joy!, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

               Crosswords 2, Lage Egal, Raum Für Aktuelle Kunst, Berlin, Germany

               Crosswords 2, Jordan/Seydoux – Drawings & Prints, Berlin, Germany

               Books/Art, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

               Drawing Now Philadelphia, ArtSpace Liberti, Philadelphia, PA

               Highlights, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

               14th Annual Inliquid Benefit, Gallery Joe / Icebox Projects, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

               Gallery Joe @ Pulse: New York, New York, NY

               Reading & Writing Visual Experience, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Newtown, PA

    2013    art/tech: Interface, arc Gallery, Chicago, il 

               BookBook, Tomlinson Kong Contemporary, New York, NY

    2012    Gallery Joe @ Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, TX

               Yeah we friends and shit, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

               Gallery Joe @ Pulse: New York, New York, NY

   2009   50 Very Small Works on Paper, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

               2nd Bangkok Triennale International Print & Drawing, Bangkok, Thailand

   2008    Sense of Place, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

                Line and Time and Space, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

   2007    Miniature, Banff Art Centre, Banff, Canada

               Points of Departure, Fox Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

awards and art residencies

    2016    FID (Foire Internationale du Dessin) Prize Finalist

    2015Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Award

    2015    Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, Umbria, Italy (for residency in 2016)

    2010    The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada – thematic residency “Figure in a Mountain Landscape”

    2007    The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada – thematic residency “Imaginary Places”

    2006    Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 

publications

   2010     Studio Visit Magazine, The Open Studios Press

   2009    New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition in Print, Mid-Atlantic Edition,

                The Open Studios Press

                2nd Bangkok Triennale International Print & Drawing, catalogue, Bangkok, Thailand

   2007    New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition in Print, Mid-Atlantic Edition,

                The Open Studios Press

 

teaching

    University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Philadelphia, PA

        Senior Lecturer (since 2014)

        Lecturer / Adjunct Assistant Professor (1998–2014)

    Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA  (1994–1997)

    Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT (1988)