Recent Exhibitions

Gallerist and friend Kevin Rita, left, with our friend Gary Knoble, right,
at the 2018 ADA Deerfield Show in the Hartford Armory.

David Hayes small Vertical Motif and framed gouache landscape shown.

Garvey Rita Art and Antiques


Modern Master David Hayes
with Outdoor Photographs by Mary Hayes Siegrist

August 24 to September 9, 2018
Grand Opening Sunday August 26, 1–5 pm

Mill Brook Place
1267 Main Street, Coventry, Connecticut
Gallery Hours:
Friday: 5–8 pm; Saturday & Sunday: 1–5 pm

Presented by the Coventry Arts Guild
in collaboration with
the David Hayes Art Foundation
Richard White, Curator


David Hayes: Permanent Nature
at the Swope Art Museum

June 1 to August 19, 2018

Reception 5-8pm, Friday June 1, including a talk by the son of the sculptor at 6 pm.

Exhibition travels to the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum and the Muscatine Art Center.
Support in part from the Edward and Verna Gerbic Family Foundation and the David Hayes Art Foundation.

Exhibit images are here.


In a Modern Vein:  Contemporary Art from the Yager Museum Collection
Main Gallery
Yager Museum of Art and Culture
Hartwick College, Oneonta New York



Painted Half Moons, 1971

Boston International Fine Art Show
October 21017
Boston, Massachusetts via Lawrence Fine Art

Small Sculpture

Market Art & Design fair
July 2017
Bridgehampton, New York, via Laurence Fine Art, East Hampton


Small Vertical Motifs

Art Bites
May 2017
Alessandro Berni Gallery, New York, New York

Totem Sculpture

Art New York fair
May 2017
via ACA Galleries, New York



Art Palm Beach fair, outdoor plaza
January 2017
via Center for Creative Education Galleries, West Palm Beach, Florida


David Hayes Sculpture
on view at

Art Palm Beach

via The Gallery at CCE

Booth 611

Landscape Sculpture, 2000.

Palm Beach Convention Center

January 19-22, 2017

First View evening of January 18, 2017

Exhibit curated by Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla

David Hayes is at the

Commenoz Gallery

328 Crandon Boulevard, Suite 218, Key Biscayne, FL 33149 USA

Exhibition has been extended through Art Basel Week 2016 in Miami.

Modern Sculptors in Indiana

May 24, 2016 – March 12, 2017

Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University

Several modern sculptors of national and international prominence were born in Indiana, worked in the state, or went there to study. This installation features the work of artists

Robert Laurent
David Smith
George Rickey
David Hayes
Alexander Calder
Isamu Noguchi
William Wiley (from October on)

Gallery of Art of the Western World,
Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor.

Curated by Jennifer McComas

Photo by Kevin Montague. ©2016 Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art. Used with permission.

David Hayes
at the
Dubuque Museum of Art

May 15, 2016 to May 1, 2017

Dubuque Museum of Art
701 Locust Street, Dubuque, Iowa

Curated by Stacy Peterson

Sabrina, 1985. Welded, painted steel. 82 x 62 x 61 inches.

David Hayes Sculpture
on view at

166 NW 29th Street, Miami, Florida, USA
(Across from the Rubell Collection)

Jester, 2004, Painted, welded steel. 8 x 6.5 x 15 inches.

Small Vertical Motif, 2008, Painted, welded steel, 8.5 x 5.5 x 18 inches.

Quadraped #2, 2011. Painted, welded steel.

The Sculptures of David Hayes,
Museum of Art; Deland, Florida

October 30, 2015 to January 3, 2016
Opening reception Friday October 30 from 5 to 7 pm

Concurrent DeLand Sculpture Walk exhibit runs from October 30, 2015 to September 15, 2016

Pictured above: Seal, 1973.


Isabella Garrucho Fine Art

September 20 to October 8, 2016

Exhibition extended to November 18, 2016.

40 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

Gallery images are here

David Hayes Sculpture
Wichita Falls, Texas Museum of Art

Twelve sculptures on exhibit
April to October, 2015; Extended to October 2016.

Curated by Danny Bills

Pictured above: Sabrina 2

Sentinel Sculptures at the Cummer Museum and Gardens; Jacksonville, Florida

November 7, 2015 – October 2, 2016

Exhibition organized by Holly Keris, Chief Curator

David Hayes was at the Houston Art Fair

Booth D5

September 29 to October 2, 2016

via ACA Galleries, New York City

David Hayes is at
The Perfect Provenance:

Small sculptures on view indoors
Large sculpture outside is titled Araignee

- Inaugural Exhibition -

Summer and Fall of 2016

The Perfect Provenance
Lisa Lori, Proprietor
47 Arch Street
Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

David Hayes:
Small Sculpture & Gouache Studies
at the
Lowe Art Museum
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
January 2 to July 26, 2016
Reception Thursday, February 25 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
in the presence of the Consul General of France Philippe Letrilliart,
with the artist's sons David and John and granddaughter Alexandra Leslie Hayes

Exhibition curated by Dr. Jill Deupi, Director

Pictured above: Rosignol.
Recently on view at the Governer's Residence, Hartford, Connecticut.

Clio Art Fair
During New York's Armory Art Week
Ale Berni Gallery, New York, New York

March 2016

Art Palm Beach
January 2016
Alpen Art and Antiques; Vail, Colorado

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show
Alpen Art and Antiques
Pictured above: Quadrant, 2008.

Straight from the Barn:
Never before shown David Hayes acrylics.

December 1, 2015 – January 30, 2016


Thursday, January 7, 2016 from 6 to 9 pm

Lavagnolli Art Gallery
In the heart of Wynwood
444 NW 28th Street, Miami, Florida
305 763-6765

Pictured above: Study in Blue

Brochure is here

Art Miami 2015

Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Booth C-3

Pictured above: Open Forms

Context 2015
Art fair during Art Basel Miami

M+V Art Gallery

Booth CTX-72

Curated by Valentina Garcia

Pictured above: Pierrot

David Hayes Small Sculptures
at the
Center for Creative Education Art Gallery
425 24th Street, West Palm Beach, Florida
Exhibition curated by Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla

Spring, 2016

David Hayes: Modern Master of American Abstraction
Housatonic Museum of Art
December 3, 2014 to February 8, 2015

Curated by Robin Zella, Director

Download show catalog (2.9 meg file)

David Hayes Sculpture at the Springfield Museums; Springfield, Massachusetts

On exhibit October 2014 to September 2015

Curated by Julia Courtney

Pictured above: Dragonfly

Recent Small Sculptures at M+V Art Gallery; Miami, Florida

Maquettes+Studies by David Hayes

Opening Reception Thursday November 6, 2014
2750 NW 3rd Avenue, Suite 11
Miami, Florida

On view November 7, 2014 – February 28, 2015
Curated by Alexandra Leslie Hayes

Art Wynwood 2015
Cynthia Corbett Gallery

David Hayes Sculpture at Northwood Village; West Palm Beach, Florida

On exhibit October 2014 to November 2015
Exhibit extended to May, 2016
Thirteen large sculptures in and around the Northwood Village Business, Arts and Entertainment District of West Palm Beach, Florida

Pictured above: Exodus

Art Miami New York Fair 2015
Cynthia Corbett Gallery

Large and Small, Hartford Public Library

Small sculptures, gouache studies, and the monumental Vertical Motif
On exhibit June 5 – August 7, 2015

Pictured above: Large Vertical Motif

David Hayes, American Master:
Small Sculpture & Gouache Studies

SUNY College at Oneonta and Fine Art Gallery

September 2 – October 9, 2015

Closing reception is Thursday, October 8 from 4:30 to 6 pm
Gallery talk by the son of the sculptor at 5 pm

Concurrent campus-wide exhibit:

Curated by Tim Sheesley, Gallery Director

Pictured above: Small Manatee

Sculptures on campus, SUNY College at Oneonta; Oneonta, New York



Art Hamptons 2015
Cynthia Corbett Gallery

Art Southamton 2015
Cynthia Corbett Gallery

Texas Contemporary Fair 2015
Cynthia Corbett Gallery

Art Miami 2014
Cynthia Corbett Gallery

Small Sculptures and Gouache Studies, Wiregrass Museum; Dothan, Alabama

January 14 to March 29, 2014
Opening reception is Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 5:30 to 8 pm

Curated by Dana-Marie Lemmer

Exhibitions prior to 2014