RESUME

RESUME / CV

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Circumnavigating the Globe, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
2011 Bendel Hydes, Genty Fine Art, Tonbridge, Kent, England, UK
2010 Circumnavigating the Globe, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY, USA
2007 Luminous Travels, Galerie de la Tour, Vouvant, France
A Geography of Space, Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN, USA
2004 Starpath, installation at Barkers Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
2003 Soundings: Selected Works 1989-2001, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Climate of Sight, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY, United States
2002 Bendel Hydes/Tony Martin, Studio 18 Gallery, New York, NY, United States
2000 Fathoms, Grand Old House, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1997 Source, Cayman Fine Art, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Paintings, San Lorenzo Fine Art, New York, NY, United States
1996 Soundings in Fathoms, 23rd International Biennial de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1995 Bendel Hydes, Gallery Juno, New York, NY, United States
Homage to Cayos Miskitos, Cayman National Cultural Foundation, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1991 Bendel Hydes, Clark University, Worcester, MA, United States
1990 Bendel Hydes: Offshore, Bettal Gallery, New York, NY, United States
1986 New Paintings, Commonwealth Institute, London, England
New Paintings, Cayman National Theatre, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1981 New Works, McField Square Galleries, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1979 Elements in a Free Space, Government Legislative Assembly, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1974 Bendel Hydes, Royal Palms Hotel, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016   Speak to Me,,
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman.    
Exquisite Porch, Morean Arts Centre, St. Petersburg, FL

2014 20/21 International Art Fair, Genty Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London, England, UK
Metamorphosis, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman.
2013 20/21 International Art Fair, Genty Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London England, UK
Cambridge Art Fair, Genty Fine Art, Guild Hall, Cambridge, England, UK
Chelsea Art Fair, Genty Fine Art, London, England, UK
2012 Art Cheshire, Genty Fine Art, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, UK
Still Spot, Skylight Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2011 Big Art Auction, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Nurture Art Juried Benefit, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, United States
A la Folie, Genty Fine Art, Tonbridge, Kent, England, UK
2010 Nature Calls, Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ, USA
Latatara: An Exercise in Visual Poetry, Estonian House, New York, NY, USA
2007 Summer Salon, Leo Kuelbs Collection, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2006 Gallery Artists, Saunders Fine Art, London, England, UK
Inaugural Exhibition, Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN, USA
Au Courant, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Drawing the Line Against Domestic Violence: Gala Benefit Auction, Helen Mills Event Space and Theater, New York, NY, USA
Surface, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2005 Winter Solstice IV: Shifts in Contemporary Art, The Arts Exchange Gallery, White Plains, NY, United States
Winter Show, Studio 18 Gallery, New York, NY, United States
Point of View, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY, United States
From Here to Infinity, White Box Gallery, New York, NY, United States
2004 In Polytechnicolor, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY, United States
Degrees of Abstraction, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY, United States
2003 Caribbean & Latin Fine Art, Caribbean Tourism Organization, New York, NY, United States
Art Miami, Kensington-Lott Fine Art, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
2002 9/11 Refuge Exhibition, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, United States
2002-01 Between Lines: Caribbean & International Traveling Exhibition, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Museum of Curacao, Willemstat, Curacao; Exhibition Hall, Conseil Regional General, Martinique; Museum of Art, Paramaribo, Suriname; Art Museum of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; ACP House, Brussels, Belgium
2001 2nd Biennial Art Auction, Gale Gates et al, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Summer Group Show, Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY, United States
Group Show, Kensington-Lott Fine Art, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Angels’ Night Auction, Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles, CA, United States
2000 Substance, Neoimages, New York, NY, United States
1999 Private Mythologies, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY, United State
Size Matters, Gale Gates et al, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Morir Soñando, 76 Varick, New York, NY, United States
1998 30th International Festival of Painting, Museum of Cagnes-sur-Mer, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
Absolut Secret, McKee Gallery, New York, NY, United States
1997 Not in New York, Krasdale Gallery, White Plains, NY, United States
1996 Driven to Abstraction: The Power of Color and Form, Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill, NY, United States
Summer Show, Gallery Juno, New York, NY, United States
1995-98 Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture; North American Traveling Exhibition, Center for Fine Arts, Miami, FL; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA; Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT; African American Museum, Dallas, TX; Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT; Center for African American History and Culture, Smithsonian, DC; Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL;  Latin American Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
1995 Small, Gallery Juno, New York, NY, United States
Caribbean Festival of the Arts: Carifiesta VI, Trinidad
1995-96 Carib Art, International Traveling Exhibition, International Trade Center, Curacao, Netherland Antilles; Centro Caiquetio, Aruba, Netherland Antilles; Harquail Cultural Center, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, Bermuda; UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France
1994 Summer Solstice, Sound Shore Gallery, Stamford, CT, United States
Spellbound, Blondies Contemporary Art, New York, NY, United States
1993 500 Years After: Caribbean and Central American Painting, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, United States
1991 Emerging Artists, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY, United States
First National Juried Exhibition, Cornerstone Gallery of Fine Art, Falls Village, CT, United States
The South of the World: The Other Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Marsala, Italy; Museum of Contemporary Art, Palermo, Italy
1990 22nd National Painting Exhibition; Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA
1989 Group Show, Straus Gallery, New York, NY, United States
1998 Bendel Hydes/Elisa Decker, Galleria Principal, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic
1986 Caribbean Art/African Currents, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York, NY, United States
1985 Hudson Valley ‘85, Mid-Hudson Arts and Sciences Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States 36th Art of the Northeast United States, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, United States
Caribbean Art/African Currents, Goddard-Riverside Center, New York, NY, United States
Inaugural Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York, NY, United States
Two Person Show; Gallerie Taub, Philadelphia, PA, United States
1984-85 Art Against Apartheid, Touring Exhibition, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Hunter College, New York, NY; Paul Robeson Cultural Center, Pennsylvania State University, PA
1984 National Painting Exhibition, Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY, United States
The Thirteen Collection Auction, Sotheby Park Bernet, New York, NY, United States
Group Show, Jamaica Arts Center, Queens, NY, United States
Interplay ‘84, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY, United States
1983 Newcastle Salutes New York: UK Exhibition, Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England; Arcade Gallery, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
1982 XXI International Drawing Exhibition, Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
1981 Cleveland Fifth International Drawing Biennale: United Kingdom Touring Exhibitions, Billingham Art Gallery, Middlesbrough, England; Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham, England; Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England; House of Commons, London, England
Trends 4, Cayman Gallery, New York, NY, United States
Caribbean Festival of the Arts: Carifiesta, Bridgetown, Barbados
1980 Bendel Hydes & Pat Byles, CIBC Bank and Trust Company, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

 

AWARDS

2009 Gold Medal Award for Creativity, Cayman National Cultural Foundation, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
2002 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY, United States
2001 Artist-in-Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, United States
1996 Award of Excellence, Cayman National Cultural Foundation, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1996 XXIII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Government Exhibition Grant, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1992 Artist-in-Residence, Harquail Cultural Center, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1988 Artist-in-Residence, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic
1987 Scholarship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, United States
1986 Government Exhibition Grant, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
1986 British Airways, Exhibition Sponsorship
1985 Dr. Maury Leibovitz Art Award, New York, NY, United States
1985 Exhibition Grant, Artists Space, New York, NY, United States

 

EDUCATION

1976 Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA
1972-74 Canterbury College of Art, Kent, England
1971-72 Liverpool College of Art, Liverpool, England

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of the Cayman Islands
UBS (Cayman Islands) Ltd.
Deutsche Morgan Grenfell (Cayman) Ltd.
Galeria de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Cayman National Bank, Cayman Islands
HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Government of the Cayman Islands
Cayman National Cultural Foundation
Cayman Islands National Museum

 

RESIDENCIES

2009 Nes Artists Residency, Skagastrond, Iceland
2006 Village du Peintres, Vouvant, France
1997 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, United States
1992 Harquail Cultural Center, Cayman Islands
1988 Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic

 

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