Paula Hayes

Paula Hayes
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1958 - 
Nationality: American

Biography

Paula Hayes (born 1958 in Concord, Massachusetts) is an American visual artist and designer who works with sculpture, installation art, and landscape design. Hayes lived and worked in New York City for over two decades and now lives in Athens, NY since 2013. Hayes is known for her terrariums and other living artworks, as well as her large-scale public and private landscape commissions. A major theme in Hayes’ work is the connection of people to the natural environment, and much of her work is about the evolving relationship to growing and maintaining large and small-scale ecosystems.

Exhibitions

Commissions and Installations
2020 The Re-imagined World, social media films, pollination garden, experimental sculpture installations, Athens, NY
2019 Pariser Garden Planted Installations, New York, NY
2019 The Uninhibited Garden, Sculpture Garden of Paula Hayes’ nature activated works, Athens, NY
2019 Landscape Artist in Residence, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
2018 18 Acre Coastal Retreat, permanent planted commission with orchard, natural pond, earthworks, green roofs, and sculpture courtyards, Long Island, NY
2018 Landscape Artist in Residence, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
2017 42 Crosby Street Lobby, permanent planted commission, New York, NY
2016 Canoes, permanent planted commission, Seagram Building, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Paula Hayes, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2017 Summer Garden, Gagosian, Beverly Hills, CA
2015 Morning Glory, Salon 94, New York, NY
2015 Gazing Globes, Madison Square Park, New York, NY
2014 This Bird Saved Me, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014 Paula Hayes, OMI International Arts Center, Ghent, NY
2014 Lucid Green, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY
2012 Drawings and Objects, Glenn Horowitz Booksellers, East Hampton, NY
2012 Hills, Clouds & Giants, Salon 94, New York, NY
2011 Land Mind, Lever House, New York, NY
2011 Paula Hayes, Wexner Art Center, Columbus, OH
2010 Nocturne of the Limax maximus, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2010 Understory, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2010 Paula Hayes Domestic, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Excerpts From The Story of Planet Thear, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Paula Hayes, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
2007 Paula Hayes, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004 Forest, Salon 94, New York, NY
1998 Paula Hayes, Galerie fur Landschaftskunst, Hamburg, Germany
1997 Paula Hayes, AC Project Room, New York, NY
1995 Paula Hayes, Eigen + Art, Berlin, Germany
1994 Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 Cross Pollination in Art and the Environment from 19th Century to the Contemporary Moment, Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY; Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill, NY; The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL; Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
2019 Lyndhurst Flower Show, Lyndhurst Historic Mansion, Tarrytown, NY
2018 The Future is Bright, Hudson Yards, New York, NY
2018 The Cultivist, Pop-up art installation, New York NY
2017 Birdbath, Museum of Modern Art Sculpture Garden, New York, NY
2015 Emanation: Art + Process, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Millville, NJ
2014 NYC Makers, The MAD Biennial, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
2014 Brucennial 2014, Vito Schnabel and the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
2013 OMI International Art Center, Ghent, NY
2013 Emscherkunst, Essen, Germany
2012 Verdant, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2012 Glasstress, Berengo Centre for Contemporary Art and Glass, Murano, Venice, Italy
2010 Open Score Variations, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2010 (Re)designing Nature, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
2009 Spiritus Mundi, Eco-Art Exhibition at the Climate Change Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Animamix Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
2008 The Objects Show, R 20th Century, New York, NY
2008 Mineral Plant Animal, Dosa 818, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Mend, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY2008 Something from Nothing, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
2006 Winter Show, Wave Hill, New York, NY2006 Garden Paradise, Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Garden Improvement, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, New York, NY2006 The Orchid Thief, Sandra Gehring Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Down the Garden Path: The Artist’s Garden After Modernism, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
2003 Project Room, Ten in One Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Museum, University of North Carolina, NC
2002 What’s the Use?, University of Michigan Art Gallery, MI
2000 Paula Hayes and Joseph Gringely, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL
2000 La Ville/ Le Jardin/ La Mémoire, Villa Medicis, Rome
1999 Camouflaged Flowers, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburg, Scotland
1999 As Far As the Eye Can See, Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1998 After Eden; Garden Varieties in Contemporary Art, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
1997 Land Marks, The John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Paul Bloodgood, Paula Hayes, Josiah McElehney, Sandra Vellejos, Ac Project Room, New York, NY
1997 Promised Relations, curated by Ben Kinmont, Ac Project Room, New York, NY
1996 Shopping, Deitch Project, New York, NY
1996 The Power of Suggestion; Narrative and Notation in Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1996 Paula Hayes, Aki Fujioshi, Ac Project Room, New York, NY
1996 The Materialization of Life Into Alternative Economies, Printed Matter bookstore, New York, NY
1996 Between the Acts, Ice Box Gallery, Athens, Greece
1995 Paula Hayes, Aki Fujioshi, Eigen + Art, Berlin, Germany
1995 Gallery Artists, Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Valparaiso Bienal, Valparaiso, Chile
1994 Group Show, Shauffhausen Museum, Shauffhausen, Switzerland
1994 Let the Artists Live!, Exit Art, New York, NY
1994 Paula Hayes and Lauren Szold, Lipton Owens Gallery, New York, NY
1994 A Life of Secrets, Ac Project Room, New York, NY
1994 Gallery Artists, Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY
1994 The Love Booth, Galerie Daniel Bucholtz, Cologne, Germany
1993 Summer Outdoor Exhibition, Rushmore Art Center, Rushmore, NY
1993 Just What Makes Today’s Home So Different, So Appealing, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France
1993 L’Art dans la Peau (The Tattoo Collection), CRDC, Nantes, France
1993 Gallery Artists, Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Stoned (High Low), Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1993 The Art of Self Defense and Revenge…It’s Really Hard, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
1992 The Language of Flowers, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Transgressions in the White Cube: Territorial Mappings, Bennington College, Bennington, NY
1992 The Tattoo Collection, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
1992 The Anti-Masculine, Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Paper, Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Cultural Fabrication, John Good Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Writing on the Wall, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
1992 The Water Bar, Blum Helman Warehouse, New York, NY
1992 The Real Thing, curated by Eric Oppenheim, Artist’s Studios, Brooklyn, NY
1992 Bach Flower Performance, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Seventeen, 500 Greenwich, New York, NY
1992 Ikebana, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Casual Ceremonies, White Columns, New York, NY
1991 Nancy Brooks Brody, Paula Hayes, Zoe Leonard, Jack Pierson, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
1991 The Projected Audience, Four Walls Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1991 Plastic Fantastic Lover, Blum Helman Warehouse, New York, NY
1991 Tony Feher, Paula Hayes, Curtis Mitchel, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
1991 When Objects Dream and Talk in Their Sleep, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Group Show, Momenta Art, Philadelpia, PA
1990 Group Show,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Landscapes
2018 Idaho Landscape, Harrison, ID
2018 Dallas Landscape, Dallas, TX
2018 Kanders Landscape, New York, NY
2017 Lora Reynolds Landscape, Austin, TX
2015 Meadow Pond and Dune, East Hampton, NY
2010 Atlantic Ocean Landscape, Phase 04, East Hampton, NY
2010 Multi-tiered Crystal Garden, Phase 03, New York, NY
2010 David & Monica Zwirner Garden, Montauk, NY
2010 Marianne Boesky Garden, Rooftop Forest, New York, NY
2010 Paula Hayes & Teo Camporeale Tipi Garden, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Treetops Terrace, Moss Garden, New York, NY
2009 Hauser & Wirth Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Private Residence, East Hampton, NY
2009 Bathroom Forest, New York, NY
2009 Ells Garden, New York, NY
2008 W Hotel Landscape, Miami Beach, FL
2008 Multi-tiered Crystal Garden, New York, NY
2008 Treetops Terrace, New York, NY
2008 Jill Stuart & Ron Curtis Garden, New York, NY
2008 David & Monica Zwirner Garden, New York, NY
2008 Tom & Andrea Bernstein Landscape, East Hampton, NY
2007 Marianne Boesky Garden, Chelsea, New York, NY
2007 Private Residence, East Hampton, NY
2007 Andrea Kerzner Garden, New York, NY
2007 Elizabeth Rosen Landscape, Watermill, NY
2006 Iris & Jim Marden Garden, New York, NY
2006 Diana & Rafael Viñoly Garden, Miami, FL
2005 David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Zwirner & Wirth Gallery Garden, New York, NY
2005 Lee-Tenenbaum Garden, New York, NY
2005 Historic Morven Museum Landscape, Princeton, NJ,
2004 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Campus, Leesburg, VA
2004 Atlantic Ocean Landscape, East Hampton, NY
2004 Mickey & Jeanne Klein Landscape, Santa Fe, NM
2004 David & Monica Zwirner Garden, New York, NY
2004 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, (not executed)
2003 Private Residence, New York, NY
2002 Jeanne Greenberg-Rohatyn Garden, New York, NY
2001 Marianne Boesky Nantucket Landscape, Nantucket Island, MA
2000 Marianne Boesky Garden, New York, NY
2000 Chris & Illya Vroom Garden, New York, NY
2000 Ghost Planting, Galerie fur Landschaftskunst, Hamburg, Germany
2000 88 Bleecker Street Lobby, New York, NY
2000 Apple Maze, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany

Press

Paula Hayes

Available Works:

Canoes
Barnyard Animal’s Banquet
Tall Mini Silicone and Large Blue Tray
Silicone Planter
Little Quince Birdbath
Trapeze Chandelier, Svalbard
Gazing Globes
Mothers of the Nectar Children, Sunflower
Aspen Art Museum
Strawberry Moon Bird Bath
Terrariums
Slug
Klein Landscape
Barnyard Animal’s Banquet
Mothers of the Nectar Children, Orange Mop Head
Thyrsus Vase
The People, 2
Giant Terrarium
Land Mind
Trapeze Chandelier, Frost
Non Planter
Barnyard Animal’s Banquet
Mothers of the Nectar Children, Double Mother
Cherry Blossom, Large
The People, 1
Egg
Dumpling Planter
Blood Orange Bird Bath
Trapeze Chandelier, Corset
Giant Terrarium
Mothers of the Nectar Children, Pink Tutu
Barnyard Animal’s Banquet
Mothers of the Nectar Children, Feathers
Frost, Medium
The People, 5
Mothers of the Nectar Children, Amanita
Cherry Blossom, Medium
The People, 3
Trapeze Chandelier, Black and Blue
The People, 4
Medium Classic Silicone Planter, Ginkgo
Mothers of the Nectar Children, Blue Balian
The Roots