Born in 1980 in Buffalo, NY. Lives and works in New York City.
2019 FROM FADED FRAGMENTS, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2018 THE BIRD IS THE WIND., Galerie Deux6, Paris, France
2017 DAWN OF A NEW DAY., Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2016 I AM THE SUN., Francesca Antonini Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
2015 STAY GOLD, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2014 SHOOTING STAR, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2010 RE-SEEING, Rule Gallery, Denver, CO
2008 PRIMARY ARRAY, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, CO
2008 SELECTED WORKS, City & County Building, Denver, CO
2007 ARRAY, Rhinoceropolis Gallery, Denver, CO
2006 MACHINE, Institute for Experimental Studies, Denver, CO
2018 COLOR FIELD PAINTERS, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2018 PRESENCE | ABSENCE, Ncontemporary, Milan, Italy (w/ Matthew Larson)
2018 RUMINATE, CSUF Begovich Gallery, Fullerton, CA (Curated by Laura Black & Selena Robles)
2018 I DARE / DARE I, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2017 ARTE FIERA, Francesca Antonini Arte Contemporanea, Bologna, Italy
2016 WHEN SOMETHING HAPPENS AGAIN IT STARTS TO FEEL NORMAL, Ncontemporary, Turin, Italy
2016 YOUNG INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, Francesca Antonini Arte Contemporanea, Paris, France
2016 GALLERY ARTISTS: PRE-CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2016 GREGORY HAYES / NADIR VALENTE, Ncontemporary, London, UK
2016 INTENT FORTUITY, Jamie Brooks Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2016 SMALL WORKS: MORE OR LESS, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2015 THE OTHERS FAIR, Ncontemporary, Turin, Italy
2014 WHITE | BLACK, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2014 MIAMI PROJECT, Nancy Margolis Gallery, Miami, FL
2014 SUMMER PREVIEW, Victori Contemporary, New York, NY
2014 OUTLINE: BEYOND THE GRID, Jamie Brooks Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2014 AQUA14, Victori Contemporary, Miami, FL
2014 SCOPE BASEL, Victori Contemporary, Basel, Switzerland
2014 ART WYNWOOD, Victori Contemporary, Miami, FL
2014 ARTMIX, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
2013 AQUA13, Victori Contemporary, Miami, FL
2013 EMERGE, Victori Contemporary, Washington, DC
2013 DISPOSITION, Blank Space Gallery, New York, NY (w/ Anne Russinof)
2013 ARTMIX, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
2013 14th ANNUAL FIRE ISLAND PINES ART SHOW, Whyte Hall, Fire Island Pines, NY
2013 THE WASSAIC PROJECT SUMMER FESTIVAL, The Maxon Mills, Wassaic, NY
2013 SCOPE BASEL, Victori Contemporary, Basel, Switzerland
2013 ART WYNWOOD, Victori Contemporary, Miami, FL
2012 SCOPE MIAMI, Victori Contemporary, Miami, FL
2012 ART BASH, D Gallery, Denver, CO
2012 SPRING GROUP EXHIBITION, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
2012 25th ANNUAL NATIONAL WORKS ON PAPER, Abercrombie Gallery, Lake Charles, LA
2012 MADE IN NY, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
2011 INTRODUCTIONS, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY
2011 WORKS IN PROGRESS, ArtBridge, Atlantic Yards, Brooklyn, NY
2011 13th ANNUAL FIRE ISLAND PINES ART SHOW, Whyte Hall, Fire Island Pines, NY
2011 THE WASSAIC PROJECT SUMMER FESTIVAL, The Maxon Mills, Wassaic, NY
2011 DO IT, Philip J. Steele Gallery, Denver, CO
2011 MEMORY PALACE, Flux Factory, Brooklyn, NY
2011 HYBRID LIFE FORMS, In Rivers, Brooklyn, NY
2011 COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION NEW YORK AREA MFA EXHIBITION, New York, NY
2011 NORTH AMERICAN GRADUATE ART SURVEY, Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2010 ART BASH, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
2010 FEAST OF FOOLS, Second-Floor, Brooklyn, NY
2010 LEARNING CURVE, Marian Spore, Brooklyn, NY
2009 CURLY-Q, Jack The Pelican Presents Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009 WINTER MT. DEW TOUR: FEATURED ARTIST, Northstar Resort, CA
2007 PEEP SHOW, Rule Gallery, Denver, CO
2007 RED DOT FAIR, Rule Gallery, New York, NY
2006 JURIED SHOW, Pirate Gallery, Denver, CO
2006 XX/YY: THE GENDER SHOW, Flash Gallery, Belmar, CO
HONORS & AWARDS
2012 McNeese National Works on Paper, Juror's Mention Award (Selected by Lynn Gumpert)
2011 Dave Bown Projects, “3rd Semiannual Competition,” selected artist
2011 ArtBridge “Works in Progress” Honorarium (Selected by Vik Muniz, Amani Olu & Eugenie Tsai)
2011 College Art Association Professional Development Honorable Mention in the Fine Arts
2005 Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Most Distinguished Artist
2012 Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY
2011 Fire Island Pines Arts Project, Fire Island, NY
2011 MFA, Brooklyn College, Painting
2006 BFA, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Painting
2018 Alice Zucca, “A Conversation With Gregory Hayes”, Xibt Contemporary Art Magazine. July/August.
2017 Art in Write Out, "Recensioni Arte Contemporanea Roma", Blog post. 1 February.
2017 Design and Style Report, "Weekend", Images of Artwork. Blog post. 7 January.
2017 Sabrina Vedovotto, "Amore Che Vieni Amore Che Vai (Ovvero Della Pittura)", Exibart. 4 January. Web.
2017 Eleonora Scoccia, "Gregory Hayes. I am the sun.", Exibart. 13 February. Web.
2016 Delia Pizzuti, ""I'm the sun": goccia su goccia, l'infinitamente grande e piccolo di Gregory Hayes", ArteMagazine. 27 December. Web.
2016 Carlo Alberto Bucci, "La pittura di Hayes gocce di colore a caccia del sole", La Repubblica. 18 November. Web.
2015 Noémie Jennifer, "The Price to Pay: Artists Weigh in on Getting an MFA." Blog post. The Creators Project. 25 August.
2014 Kyle Fitzpatrick, "Gregory Hayes Paints Detailed Microcosms." Blog post. The Fox is Black. 8 April. Web.
2014 Gauss, Daniel. "Shooting Star by Gregory Hayes at Nancy Margolis Gallery." Review. Blog post. Arte Fuse Magazine. 5 June. Web.
2014 "Gregory Hayes. Shooting Star," Wall Street International. 17 May. Web.
2014 Mattera, Joanne. "Centering." Blog post. Joanne Mattera Art Blog. 24 Apr. Web.
2012 Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, “Alumni Spotlight,” The Dome, January 25th.
2011 Melissa Bozin, “ArtBridge decorates Brooklyn,” Brooklyn Downtown Star, October 26th.
2011 The Brooklyn Review, Images of Artwork, Issue 28, 43.
2011 Kyle MacMillan, “Offbeat art approach: ‘Do It,’ and then undo it at Denver exhibit,”Denver Post, May 27th.
2011 Michael Fahlund, “CAA Awards MFA Fellowships to Five Artists,” www.collegeart.org, February 2nd.
2010 Leanne Goebel,“RULE Gallery Champions Young Artists in 4.0,” Huffington Post, December 5th.
2010 Michael Paglia, “Artbeat: Gregory Hayes: Re-Seeing New Works, at Rule Gallery,” Westword, October 27th.
2010 Kyle MacMillan, “On point,” Denver Post, November 12th.
2010 Ellen Berkovitch, “Review: Contemporary Art & Architecture in Denver,” Adobe Airstream, October 24th.
2010 Anne Johnson, “Brooklyn College MFA Open Studio,” Art Fag City, April 12th.
2009 Nomad Art and World Magazine, Image of artwork, Issue 1, 12.
2007 Mary Chandler, “RULE Show a Display of Veterans, New Artists,” Rocky Mountain News, Jan 19th.