David Hayes Biography

 

1931
Born in Hartford, Connecticut. Lived 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 Cannan, Connecticut - Sculpture Award
New Haven Festival of Arts; New Haven, Connecticut - Best in Show


1959
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, Portoroz, Yugoslavia


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
Sculpture Commission, Moriarty Brothers, Inc.; Manchester, Connecticut


1979
Illustrated French Cooking for People Who Can't by Julia Hayes; New York; 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
One-man show at Elaine Benson Gallery

1994
One-man show at Anderson Gallery

1996
One-man shows at Prudential Center; Boston;
Gulf Coast Art Center; Belair, 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;
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
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
Geary Design; Naples, Florida ­ Graham Nickson Paintings, David Hayes Sculpture
Lyric Theater Sculpture Garden; Stuart, Florida ­ Outdoor Sculpture

2002
Lyric Theater Sculpture Garden; Stuart, Florida - Outdoor Sculpture
One-man show: Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut - Small Sculptures

2003
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

2004
David Hayes Sculpture at Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, Florida
Outdoor Sculpture, James A. Michener Art Museum; Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Exhibition Without Walls; 40 sculptures in downtown Fort Pierce, Florida

2005
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; Saint Joseph, Michigan
Sculpture in Erie: installation of sculpture in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania

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

2007
Awarded an honorary doctorate degree by Albertus Magnus College; New London, Connecticut
Vero Beach Museum of Art; Vero Beach, Florida: David Hayes Sculpture
The Irving Arts Center; Irving, Texas: David Hayes Steel Sculpture
Outdoor Sculpture, The 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
David Hayes in White Plains: 62 sculptures in White Plains, New York.

2009
The Sweeney Decade: Acquisitions At The 1959 Inaugural. Solomon R. Guggenheim ­Museum.
Hayes Family Show: Three Generations. White Plains Library, White Plains, New York

2010
Art to the Avenue; Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut
Fathers & Daughters, The Greenwich Arts Council Presents In The Bendheim Gallery; ­Greenwich, Connecticut
Boscobel, in conjuction with the CURRENT show through Garrison Art Center

2011
Sculpture at One North Broadway; White Plains, New York
David Hayes Sculpture, Huntsville Museum of Art in conjunction with Huntsville’s Spaces Sculpture Trail
David Hayes Small Sculpture, George Waters Gallery, Elmira College; Elmira, New York
Sculpture at Goodwin College; East Hartford, Connecticut

2012
Small sculpture, gouaches, and new Totems; Garrison Art Center, Garrison, New York
20 Sculptures at Art Museum at the University of Kentucky; Lexington, Kentucky
Sculptures at the WSU Downtown Art Gallery; Westfield, Massachusetts
Sculptures at the Governor’s Mansion, Hartord, Connecticut

2013
David Hayes Sculpture, Contemporary Art Center; Peoria, Illinois
David Hayes: A Sculptor of Space and Nature, Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College; Annapolis, Maryland
Hanging Screen Sculptures at the Lutz Children’s Museum; Manchester, Connecticut
David Hayes dies April 9, 2013
David Hayes Sculpture at the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame; Notre Dame, Indiana
Sentinel Sculptures at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne, Indiana
David Hayes Sculptures at the Wiregrass Museum; Dothan, Alabama

2014
Small Sculptures and Gouache Studies, Wiregrass Museum; Dothan, Alabama
David Hayes Sculpture at the Jundt Art Museum; Spokane, Washington
Maquettes and Gouache Studies at the Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Sculpture at the Springfield Museums; Springfield, Massachusetts
Recent Small Sculptures at M+V Art Gallery, Miami, Florida
Five Totem Sculptures, Bushnell Plaza, Hartford, Connecticut
Sculpture at Northwood Village; West Palm Beach, Florida

2015
Art Wynwood fair, Cynthia Corbett Gallery; Miami, Florida
Sentinel Sculptures at the Cummer Museum and Gardens; Jacksonville, Florida
Art Miami New York Fair, Cynthia Corbett Gallery; New York, New York
David Hayes Sculpture at the Wichita Falls, Texas Museum of Art
David Hayes Sculptures, Project Space Gallery, SUNY College at Oneonta; Oneonta, NY
Large and Small, Hartford Public Library Gallery; Hartford, Connecticut
Art Hamptons Fair, Cynthia Corbett Gallery; Southhampton, New York
Sculptures on campus, SUNY College at Oneonta; Oneonta, New York

2016
Art Miami art fair at the Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Miami, Florida
Context art fair at M+V Fine Art Gallery, Miami, Florida
The Original Miami Beach Antiques Show, Miami Beach, Florida with Alpen Art & Antiques
Small Vertical Motifs, Commenoz Gallery, Key Biscayne, Florida
Art Palm Beach fair with Alpen Art & Antiques; Vail, Colorado
Straight from the Barn, Emmanoel Lavagnolli Fine Art Gallery, Wynwood, Miami, Florida
Small Sculptures and Gouache Studies, Center For Creative Education, West Palm Beach Florida
Clio Art Fair at Ale Berni Gallery, New York, New York
Small Sculpture and Gouache Studies, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida
Art Southampton fair with Cynthia Corbett Gallery; Bridgehampton, New York
David Hayes Sculpture. The Perfect Provenance, Greenwich, Connecticut
Small Sculpture, Arte Fundamenta, Wynwood, Florida
David Hayes Sculpture, Isabella Garrucho Fine Art, Greenwhich, Connecticut
David Hayes Sculpture at the Dubuque Museum of Art; Dubuque, Iowa
Modern Sculptors of Indiana, Eskanazi Art Museum, Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana

2017
Art New York fair via ACA Galleries, New York
Art Bites, Alessandro Berni Gallery, New York, New York
Totem Sculpture, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, New York
Sabrina, Memphis Brooks Museum; Memphis, Tennessee
Market Art & Design fair, Bridgehampton, New York, via Laurence Fine Art, East Hampton
Yager Art Museum: In a Modern Vein: Contemporary Art from the Yager Museum Collection
Boston International Fine Art Show, Boston, Massachusetts via Lawrence Fine Art
Wallace Hall Art and Antiques Exhibition, New York City, via Bradbury Art & Antiques and Garvey Rita Art and Antiques

2018
Outdoor Sculpture in downtown Winter Park, Florida; City of Winter Park, Florida
Connecticut Spring Antique Show, Hartford Armory, via Garvey Rita Art and Antiques
Art Miami New York fair at Pier 94, New York City, via Long Sharp Gallery
David Hayes: Permanent Nature. The Ventana Series at the Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana
Market Art & Design fair, Bridgehampton, New York, via Laurence Fine Art, East Hampton
The Ventana Series, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, Fort Smith, Arkansas (exhibit travels)

2019
Art Palm Beach art fair, West Palm Beach, Florida, via the David Hayes Art Foundation
Wallace Hall Art and Antiques Exhibition, New York City, via Garvey Rita Art and Antiques
The Ventana Series, Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, Iowa
Sculptural Adornments: David Hayes Jewelry. Georgia Museum of Art; Athens, Georgia (exhibit travels)
24 Sculptures in Gainesville Parks; Gainesville, Florida
Sculptural Adornments: David Hayes Jewelry. Fairfield University Art Museum, Fairfield, Conn.
Five large sculptures in Muscatine, Iowa; Muscatine Art in Public Places Commission.

2020
Sculpture in Downtown Naples, City of Naples, Naples, Florida
Sculpture in Danbury, Danbury Connecticut with CityCenter Danbury.
A Totem grows in Manchester. Totem Sculpture at Center Springs Park, Manchester, Connecticut, the artist's birthplace.


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