David Hayes

Sculptures
About the Artist

 

Bio

David Hayes1931


Born in Hartford, Connecticut. Lives in Coventry, Connecticut.
1949–1953
University of Notre Dame; Notre Dame, Indiana, A.B.
1953–1955
Indiana University; Bloomington, Indiana. M.F.A.
Studied with Robert Laurent, Alton Pickens, and David Smith.
1955–1957
United States Navy
1958
Silvermine Guild; New Canaan, Connecticut – Sculpture Award
New Haven Festival of Arts; New Haven, Connecticut – Best in Show
1959
Museum of Modern Art, New York – Recent Sculpture, U.S.A.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York – Animal and Young, part of inaugural exhibition of the new museum
Boston Arts Festival; Boston, Massachusetts – Drawing Award
1960
New Haven Festival of Arts; New Haven, Connecticut – Best in Show for Sculpture
1961
Chicago Arts Institute; Chicago, Illinois – Logan Prize for Sculpture
Post Doctoral Fulbright for study in Paris. Guggenheim Fellowship awarded and arranged to follow Fulbright.
1963
Represented United States at “Forma Viva” Sculpture Symposium, Portoro?, Slovenia
1965
National Institute of Arts and Letters Award, New York
1968
Return to live in the United States
1970
Monumental Ceramic Wall Commission, Elmira College; Elmira, New York
1972
Appointed visiting artist, Harvard University; Cambridge, Massachusetts
1973
Juror, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute; Utica, New York – Annual Exhibition
Illustrated Varmint Q by Charles Boer; Chicago: Swallow Press
Juror, American Academy in Rome – Sculpture
1976
Sculpture for playground; Killingly, Connecticut
1977
Monumental Sculpture Commission, Massasoit Community College; Brockton, Massachusetts
1978
David Hayes: Sculptor; Channel 57 television documentary
Screen Sculpture Commission, Moriarty Brothers, Inc.; Manchester, Connecticut
1979
Illustrated French Cooking for People Who Can’t by Julia Hayes; Atheneum Publishers
Sculpture Commission, Lydall Corporate Headquarters; Manchester, Connecticut
1980
Juror, Scholastic Art Awards, Connecticut, for Sculpture
Juror, National Screening Committee, Institute of International Education, for Sculpture
1981
Monumental Sculpture Commission, Hartwood Acres; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1982
Juror, National Screening Committee, Institute of International Education, for Sculpture
Relief Sculpture Commission, Albertus Magnus College; New Haven, Connecticut
1983
Relief Sculpture Commission, Wilbraham & Monson Academy; Wilbraham, Massachusetts
Appointed Trustee, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford; Hartford, Connecticut
1985
The Brooks File: David Hayes’ Sculpture Fields, Channel 3 WFSB; Hartford, Connecticut
1987
Monumental Sculpture Commission, Hartford Public Library; Hartford, Connecticut
Juror, National Screening Committee, Institute of International Education, for Sculpture
1988
Monumental Sculpture Commission, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame; Notre Dame, Indiana
1990
Monumental Sculpture Commission, School of Business, Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, Michigan
Welded Steel Sculpture with David Hayes, documentary film completed by Richard Byrnes
1991
Monumental Sculpture Commission, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, New York
PBS Broadcast of The Sculpture of David Hayes, documentary film by Richard Byrnes
1992
Elected Regent, University of Hartford; Hartford, Connecticut
1993
Appointed Board Member, New York Sculpture Guild
1994
One-man show at Anderson Gallery
1996

One-man shows at
Prudential Center; Boston
Gulf Coast Art Center; Belleair, Florida
The Pingry School; Martinsville, New Jersey
1997
One-man shows at
100 Pearl Gallery; Hartford, Connecticut
The Gallery, University of New Haven
Southern Vermont Art Center; Manchester, Vermont
Gulf Coast Art Center; Belleair, Florida - Screen Sculptures
Orlando City Hall; Orlando, Florida
Hines Building; Boston
Hayes Modern Gallery; Naples, Florida
1998
One-man shows at
Mercy Gallery, Loomis Chaffee School; Windsor, Connecticut
City of Stamford, Connecticut and Stamford Town Center
Tremaine Gallery, Hotchkiss School; Lakeville, Connecticut
Appleton Museum of Art; Ocala, Florida
Boca Raton Museum of Art; Boca Raton, Florida
Stamford Center for the Arts, Rich Forum; Stamford, Connecticut
1999
Screen Sculpture Commission, Nicotra Group; Staten Island, New York
One-man show at Colgate University; Hamilton, New York
2000
One-man shows at
Sculpture at Sasaki, Sasaki & Associates; Watertown, Massachusetts
Fordham University Downtown; New York
David Hayes Steel Sculptures, Denise Bibro Fine Arts Inc.; New York, New York
2001
One-man shows at
Geary Design; Naples, Florida
Lyric Theater; Stuart, Florida - Outdoor Sculpture
Hanging Sculpture Commission, Nicotra Group; Staten Island, New York
2002
One-man shows at
Lyric Theater; Stuart, Florida - Outdoor Sculpture
Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut - Small Sculptures
2003
One-man shows at
Burt Reynolds Museum, Jupiter, Florida - Inaugural exhibition
5 Screen Sculptures at the University of Central Florida; Orlando, Florida
David Hayes Sculpture, Sculpture Garden & Studio at Gidion’s, Kent, Connecticut
Group: Sculpture in the Park 2003, Rockland Center for the Arts; Nyack, New York
Selections from the von Liebig Art Center Collection, The von Liebig Art Center; Naples, Florida
Small and Everlasting, ACA Galleries; New York, New York
2004
One-man shows at
David Hayes Sculpture at Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami
Outdoor Sculpture, James A. Michener Art Museum; Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Exhibition Without Walls; 40 sculptures in downtown Fort Pierce, Florida
2005
One-man shows at
8 Vertical Motifs at the Mobile Museum of Art; Mobile, Alabama
12 sculptures on Oyaron Hill, Hartwick College; Oneonta, New York
Maquettes and Drawings, Yager Museum, Oneonta, New York
Small Sculptures and Drawings, Krasl Art Center; St. Joseph, Michigan
Sculpture in Erie: installation of sculpture in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania
2006
One-man shows at
LSU Museum of Art; Baton Rouge, Louisiana – David Hayes Sculpture
Erie Art Museum Annex Gallery; Erie, Pennsylvania – Small Sculptures and Drawings
Longview Museum of Fine Arts; Longview, Texas – David Hayes Sculpture
2007
Awarded an honorary doctorate degree by Albertus Magnus College; New London, Connecticut
One-man shows at
Vero Beach Museum of Art; Vero Beach, Florida: David Hayes Sculpture
Irving Arts Center; Irving, Texas
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art; Laurel, Mississippi
Everson Art Museum; Syracuse, New York:?Return to Syracuse
Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University; Delaware, Ohio – Small Sculptures, Drawings and Outdoor Sculpture
City of Syracuse, New York - Downtown Sculpture
Albertus Magnus College; New Haven, Connecticut: David Hayes Outdoor Sculpture
2008
Sculpture in the City - David Hayes sculpture in White Plains, New York

David Hayes public collections
Museum of Modern Art; New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; New York
Addison Gallery of American Art; Andover, Massachusetts
Currier Museum of Art; Manchester, New Hampshire
Musée des Arts Décoratifs; Paris
Detroit Institute of Arts; Detroit, Michigan
Museum of Fine Arts; Houston, Texas
Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, Michigan
Arizona State University; Tempe, Arizona
Carnegie Institute;[disambiguation needed] Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Wadsworth Atheneum; Hartford, Connecticut
Elmira College; Elmira, New York
Brockton Art Center, Fuller Memorial; Brockton, Massachusetts
Ringling Museum of Art; Sarasota, Florida
Fleming Museum, University of Vermont; Burlington, Vermont
First National Bank of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois
De Porceleyne Fles; Delft, Holland
University of Connecticut; Storrs, Connecticut
Columbus Museum of Art; Columbus, Ohio
University of Notre Dame; Notre Dame, Indiana
Michael Schiavone and Sons; New Haven, Connecticut
Indiana University; Bloomington, Indiana
Smithsonian American Art Museum; Washington, D.C.
Struktuur 68NV; The Hague, Netherlands
Boston Public Library; Boston, Massachusetts
Dartmouth College; Hanover, New Hampshire
Everson Museum of Art; Syracuse, New York
Dade County Art Collection; Miami, Florida
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park; Lincoln, Massachusetts
Williams College Museum of Art; Williamstown, Massachusetts
George Washington University; Washington, D.C.
New Britain Museum of American Art; New Britain, Connecticut
Brooklyn Museum; Brooklyn, New York
PricewaterhouseCoopers; Hartford, Connecticut
Russell, Gibson, Von Dolen, Inc.; Farmington, Connecticut
Thiokol Corporation; Newtown, Pennsylvania
University Art Museum, State University of New York; Albany, New York
Lynch Motors; Manchester, Connecticut
Housatonic Museum of Art; Bridgeport, Connecticut
Boca Raton Museum of Art; Boca Raton, Florida
Museum of Fine Arts; Springfield, Massachusetts
Wichita State University; Wichita, Kansas
Gund Hall, Harvard University; Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Norton Company; Worcester, Massachusetts
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Nelson Rockefeller Collection; Tarrytown, New York
Harry Guggenheim Collection, Nassau County Museum of Art; Sands Point, New York
Fitchburg Art Museum; Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Ohio Wesleyan University; Delaware, Ohio
Hunter Museum of American Art; Chattanooga, Tennessee
Albertus Magnus College; New Haven, Connecticut
Wilbraham & Monson Academy; Wilbraham, Massachusetts
Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Wondriska & Russo Associates; Farmington, Connecticut
The Woodlands, Texas
Philbrook Museum of Art; Tulsa, Oklahoma
Pfizer; New York
Pepperidge Farm; New Haven, Connecticut
Olin Corporation; Cheshire, Connecticut
Manchester Community College; Manchester, Connecticut
Hartford Public Library; Hartford, Connecticut
BKM; East Hartford, Connecticut
Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, Michigan
Hollister Corporation; Libertyville, Illinois
Hartford Art School; West Hartford, Connecticut
University of Hartford; West Hartford, Connecticut
James A. Michener Art Museum; Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Gerwun Jewish Heritage Foundation; New Jersey
University of Connecticut Health Center; Farmington, Connecticut
Westminster School; Simsbury, Connecticut
Hartwood Acres; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
University of New Haven; West Haven, Connecticut
Gulf Coast Art Center; Belleair, Florida
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University; Hamilton, New York
Von Liebig Art Center; Naples, Florida
Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College; Clinton, New York
City of Fort Pierce; Fort Pierce, Florida
OfÄce of Charles Moore; Owensboro, Kentucky
Frost Art Museum; Miami, Florida
Vero Beach Museum of Art; Vero Beach, Florida

David Hayes solo exhibitions
2008
David Hayes: 60 sculptures in White Plains, New York. [3]
2007
Vero Beach Museum of Art; Vero Beach, Florida
The Irving Arts Center; Irving, Texas
Sculpture in Downtown Syracuse; Syracuse, New York
Albertus Magnus College; New Haven, Connecticut
Everson Museum of Art; Syracuse, New York
The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art; Laurel, Mississippi
Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University; Delaware, Ohio – Small Sculptures, Drawings and Outdoor Sculpture
2006
LSU Museum of Art; Baton Rouge, Louisiana – David Hayes Sculpture
Erie Art Museum Annex Gallery; Erie, Pennsylvania – Small Sculptures and Drawings
Longview Museum of Fine Arts; Longview, Texas – David Hayes Sculpture
2005
Mobile Museum of Art; Mobile, Alabama – Eight Vertical Motifs
Hartwick College; Oneonta, New York – 12 Sculptures on Oyaron Hill
Krasl Art Center; St. Joseph, Michigan – Small Sculptures and Drawings
Yaeger Art Museum; Oneonta, New York – Small Sculptures and Drawings
Erie Art Museum; Erie, Pennsylvania – Art Around Erie
2004
FIU?Biscayne Bay Campus; Miami, Florida – David Hayes Sculpture at Florida International University
James A. Michener Art Museum; Doylestown, Pennsylvania – David Hayes Outdoor Sculpture Installation
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County and Core Developers, Florida – Exhibition Without Walls
2003
Burt Reynolds Museum; Jupiter, Florida – Inaugural exhibition
Orlando, Florida – 5 Screen Sculptures at the University of Central Florida
Sculpture Garden & Studio at Gidion’s; Kent, Connecticut – David Hayes Sculpture
2002
Lyric Theater Sculpture Garden; Stuart, Florida – Outdoor Sculpture
Bradley International Airport; Windsor Locks, Connecticut – Small Sculptures
2001
Geary Design; Naples, Florida – David Hayes Sculpture, Graham Nickson Paintings
Lyric Theater Sculpture Garden; Stuart, Florida – Outdoor Sculpture
2000
Sasaki, Inc.; Watertown, Massachusetts; Sculpture, Maquettes, Wall Reliefs
Fordham University Downtown; New York, New York – Wall Sculptures and Drawings
Denise Bibro Fine Arts Inc.; New York, New York – David Hayes Steel Sculpture
1999
Screen Sculpture Commission, Nicotra Group; Staten Island, New York
Colgate University; Hamilton, New York – Sculpture, Maquette Reliefs
1998
Mercy Gallery, Loomis Chaffee School; Windsor, Connecticut – Drawings, Macquettes, Reliefs, and Screen Sculptures
City of Stamford, Connecticut and Stamford Town Center – Stamford Sculpture Walk: 59 Sculptures in Stamford, Connecticut
Tremaine Gallery, Hotchkiss School; Lakeville, Connecticut – Drawings, Macquettes, Reliefs and Polychrome Sculptures
Boca Raton Museum of Art; Boca Raton, Florida – Vertical Motifs, Drawings, Macquettes and Large Vertical Motifs
Appleton Museum of Art; Ocala, Florida – Large Vertical Motifs
Stamford Center for the Arts, Rich Forum; Stamford, Connecticut – David Hayes: Paintings, Acrylic Landscapes and Studies
Downtown Stamford and Stamford Town Center; Stamford, Connecticut – Sculpture in Stamford
1997
100 Pearl Gallery; Hartford, Connecticut – Sculpture, Drawings and Macquettes
The Gallery, University of New Haven; West Haven, Connecticut – Sculpture and Paintings
Southern Vermont Art Center; Manchester, Vermont – Screen Sculptures
Gulf Coast Art Center; Belleair, Florida – Screen Sculptures
Orlando City Hall; Orlando, Florida – Screen Sculptures
Hines Building; Boston, Massachusetts – Five Screen Sculptures
Hayes Modern Gallery; Naples, Florida – Sculptures, Drawings and Macquettes
1996
Prudential Center; Boston, Massachusetts – Screen Sculptures
Gulf Coast Art Center; Belleair, Florida – Screen Sculptures
The Pingry School; Martinsville, New Jersey – Sculpture, Drawings and Macquettes
1994
Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, New York – A Survey of Screen Sculptures – Sculptures, Macquettes and Drawings.
1993
Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York – Screen Sculptures
1992
Gallerie Françoise; Baltimore, Maryland – David Hayes—Outdoor Sculpture
1991
Neville-Sargent Gallery; Chicago, Illinois – Sculpture, Macquettes, Drawings and Installation Photographs
1990
Indiana University Art Museum; Bloomington, Indiana – Sculpture, Macquettes and Gouaches
1989
Snite Museum of Art; University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana – Sculpture, Macquettes and Gouaches. Exhibition travels to Indiana University Art Museum
1988
Station Plaza; Stamford, Connecticut – Outdoor Sculpture
1987
Albertus Magnus College; New Haven, Connecticut – Outdoor Sculpture and Wall Reliefs
1986
Shippee Gallery; New York, New York – Vertical Motif Series
1985
Visual Images Gallery; Wellfleet, Massachusetts – Sculpture, Gouaches and Small Vertical Motifs
1984
Visual Images Gallery; Wellfleet, Massachusetts – Sculpture, Gouaches, and Painted Reliefs
Shippee Gallery; New York, New York – Recent Sculpture and Works on Paper
1983
Wesleyan Potters; Middletown, Connecticut – Sculpture, Drawings, and Ceramics
Visual Images Gallery; Wellfleet, Massachusetts – Sculpture, Drawings, Ceramics and Small Bronzes
Rensselaer County Council for the Arts; Troy, New York – Sculpture, Drawings, and Reliefs
1982
Sunne Savage Gallery; Boston, Massachusetts – Sculpture and Drawings
Elaine Benson Gallery; Bridgehampton, New York – Sculpture and Models
Visual Images Gallery; Wellfleet, Massachusetts – Sculpture, Drawings, and Ceramics
1981
Bard College; Annandale-on-Hudson, New York – Outdoor Sculpture
Old State House; Hartford, Connecticut – Sculpture on Old State House Lawn
June 1 Gallery; Bethlehem, Connecticut – Sculpture and Drawings
Visual Images Gallery; Wellfleet, Massachusetts – Sculpture, Gouaches, Ceramics
University of Maryland, Baltimore County Campus; Catonsville, Maryland – Cross Section, Drawings, Ceramics, Tapestries, Sculpture
1980
Bethel Gallery and Bethel Library grounds; Bethel, Connecticut – Sculpture Inside/Outside
Art Museum and City of Fitchburg; Fitchburg, Massachusetts – Sculpture, Drawings, and Ceramics
Saratoga Performing Arts Center; Saratoga Springs, New York – Outdoor Sculpture
Skidmore College; Saratoga Springs, New York – Sculpture & Drawings
1979
Amherst College; Amherst, Massachusetts – Sculpture
Nassau County Museum; Sands Point, New York – Outdoor Sculpture
The Gallery, G. Fox & Co.; Hartford, Connecticut
White Mountains Center for the Arts; Jefferson, New Hampshire
Plymouth State College; Plymouth, New Hampshire
University Library, University of Connecticut; Storrs, Connecticut – Sculpture in the Library
1978
Museum of Fine Arts and City of Springfield; Springfield, Massachusetts – On Loan to SpringÄeld: Sculpture, Ceramics, Drawings
Choate Rosemary Hall; Wallingford, Connecticut – Outdoor Sculpture
State University of New York; Albany, New York – Sculpture and Drawings
Manchester Community College; Manchester, Connecticut – Outdoor Sculpture
Dartmouth College; Hanover, New Hampshire – Sculpture on Tuck Mall
1977
Franz Bader Gallery; Washington, D.C. – Sculpture and Ceramics
George Washington University; Washington, D.C. – Outdoor Sculpture
Georgetown University Hospital; Washington, D.C. – Five Sculptures
DeCordova Museum; Lincoln, Massachusetts – Outdoor Sculpture
1976
Danbury, Connecticut – Sculpture in the City
1975
Everson Museum of Art; Syracuse, New York – Sculpture
Brockton Art Center; Fuller Memorial, Brockton, Massachusetts
1974
Copley Square and Dartmouth Street Mall; Boston, Massachusetts
Martha Jackson Gallery; New York – Ceramics
Columbus Gallery of Fine Art; Columbus, Ohio
Sunne Savage Gallery; Boston, Massachusetts
1973
Munson Gallery; New Haven, Connecticut
Sunne Savage Gallery; Boston, Massachusetts
Albany Institute of History & Art; Albany, New York
Gallery Five East; East Hartford, Connecticut
1971
Harvard University, Hunt Hall; Cambridge, Massachusetts
New Britain Museum of American Art; New Britain, Connecticut
Agra Gallery; Washington, D.C.
1970
University of Connecticut; Storrs, Connecticut
Manchester Community College; Manchester, Connecticut
St. Joseph College; West Hartford, Connecticut
1969
Bard College; Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Willard Gallery; New York
Arizona State University; Tempe, Arizona
1968
Galerie De Haas; Rotterdam, Holland – Ceramics
1966
Lyman Allen Museum; New London, Connecticut
Houston Festival of Arts; Houston, Texas
Willard Gallery; New York
David Anderson Gallery; Paris
1963
Root Art Center, Hamilton College; Clinton, New York – Sculpture and Drawings
1962
University of Notre Dame and Indiana University; Notre Dame and Bloomington, Indiana – Retrospective Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawing
1961
Willard Gallery, New York
1960
Sharon Creative Art Foundation; Sharon, Connecticut – Two-man show with Cleve Gray
1959
Lyman Allen Museum; New London, Connecticut
Museum of Modern Art; New York – New Talent Series
1958
Wesleyan University; Middletown, Connecticut
1955
Indiana University; Bloomington, Indiana – Thesis Exhibition

Awards    
Logan Prize for Sculpture,
National Institute of Arts and Letters,
Fulbright award,
Guggenheim Fellowship,
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Albertus Magnus College