Fellow: Awarded 2008
Field of Study: Fine Arts
Competition: US & Canada
Abstract painter James Hyde was born in Philadelphia, and moved to New York City at eighteen years of age to pursue a career as an artist. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn. His work ranges from paintings on photographic prints to large-scale installations, photography, and abstract furniture design. Mr. Hyde has lectured as a visiting professor at a number of institutions, including Yale University, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Bard College, and Cooper Union. He is represented by galleries in New York, Paris, and Zurich.
Mr. Hyde's work has been exhibited at the Maison de la Culture de Bourges and the Centre d'Art Contemporain d'Ivry, Galerie Fernand Leger/Credeac in France, the San Diego Museum of Art, the Brent Sikkema Gallery and the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, and the Zwemmer Gallery in London. He has been honored with a Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, among others. Mr. Hyde's pieces are included in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum of Art in New York, the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Denver Art Museum, and the Museo Cantonale d'Arte in Lugano, Switzerland.