Gallery Joe

Philadelphia, PA

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Sharka Hyland

Proust, Le Temps Retrouvé (551)
2016
Pencil on prepared paper
12 x 18 inches

Sharka Brod Hyland

b. 1954, Czechoslovakia
Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA

Education

1988
Yale University School of Art, MFA (Graphic Design)
1992
Ecole du Louvre, Paris, France, (Art History)
1983
Albert-Ludwig University, Freiburg, Germany, (Linguistics, Comparative Literature)

Awards and Grants

2015
Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Grant

Selected Solo exhibitions

2015
"this thing we call a city", Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2013
Swann's Way, Project Room, 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
2007
Temporary Places, Calkins Hall Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
New Space, New Work, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2015
Mamadou Cissé, Patrick Gabler et Sharka Hyland, Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France
Bye Bye Old City: The Last Picture Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Walking the Line VI, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Köln, Germany
2014
Joy!, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Crosswords 2, Lage Egal, Raum Für Aktuelle Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Crosswords 2, Jordan/Seydoux - Drawings & Prints, Berlin, Germany
Drawing Now Philadelphia 2014, Artspace Liberti, Philadelphia, PA
Highlights, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
R/W Reading & Writing Visual Experience, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA
2013
WORD: A group text show, Tomlinson Kong Contemporary, New York, NY
2012
Yeah we friends and shit, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
The 2nd Bangkok Triennale International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand
Cat Balco and Sharka Hyland: Painting and Drawing, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
2008
sense of place, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Line and Time and Space, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2007
Miniature, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
Points of Departure, Fox Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Residencies and Publications

2016
Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Visual Arts Fellowship, Italy
2010
Wind Challenge Catalogue, 2009 - 2010, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 7, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2009
New American Paintings 81, Juried Exhibition in Print, Mid-Atlantic Edition, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2008
Penn Humanities Forum, Philadelphia, PA, Juror / curator, “In the Beginning: Exploring Origins in Contemporary Art”
2007
The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada, Visual Arts Residency “Imaginary Places”
New American Paintings 69, Juried Exhibition in Print, Mid-Atlantic Edition, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2006
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, Art Residency

Teaching Experience

1998 – Present
University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Philadelphia, PA
1994 – 1997
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
1988
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2015
Reyburn, Scott, "The Picasso Signature Is Still a Sure Thing," The New York Times, International Edition, March 27
Krieger, Deborah, "Sharka Hyland, 'this thing we call a city,' " Title Magazine, title-magazine.com, Feb. 3, web.
2014
Brown, Gerard, "R/W Reading & Writing Visual Experience," exhibition brochure, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA
2012
Herman, Sasha, "Pulse, a Frieze Week Convert, Opens in Chelsea with High Hopes," GalleristNY, galeristny.com, May 4, web
Newhall, Edith, "Granular…," The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 18
Tichindeleanu, Sabina, “Works on Paper Never Had it So Good: Rosenthal and Hyland at Gallery Joe,” Artgrind, artgrind.wordpress.com, March 20, web
2010
"Islanded: An Installation of Wire Drawings by Sharka Hyland," Indepth Art News, Absolute Arts, absolutearts.com, web
2009
Newhall, Edith, "Calm and quiet," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 1
2008
Rosof, Libby, "Is that a video at Gallery Joe? Yes, and so much more," The Artblog, theartblog.org, May 31, web