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Sara Hughes (artist)

Sara Hughes
Born1971 (age 47–48)
NationalityNew Zealander
EducationElam School of Fine Arts

Sara Hughes (born 1971) is a Canadian-born New Zealand artist.


Hughes was born in 1971 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[1][2] She graduated in 2001 from the Elam School of Fine Arts with a Masters of Fine Arts.[3]


Hughes is a painter and installation artist.[3]

Hughes is represented in Auckland by Gow Langsford Gallery[4] and in Melbourne by Sutton Gallery.[3]

Work by Hughes is included in a number of public collections including the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki,[2] Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa,[5] and the National Gallery of Australia.[6]


In 2003 Hughes received the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship[7] and the 2008/09 Creative New Zealand Berlin Visual Artists Residency.[8]

In 2005 Hughes won the Wallace Arts Trust paramount award[9] and the Norsewear Art Award.[8]


  1. ^ "Sara Hughes". Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Sara Hughes". Auckland Art Gallery. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Artist Profile - Sara Hughes". Sutton Gallery. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Sara Hughes". Gow Langsford Gallery. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Sara Hughs, Collections Online". Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  6. ^ "NGA collection Sara Hughes". National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  7. ^ "The Frances Hodgkins Fellowship". University of Otago. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Sara Hughes awarded Berlin Visual Art Residency". Scoop News. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  9. ^ "2005: Sara Hughes". Wallace Arts Trust. Retrieved 4 December 2017.

Further reading

Artist files for Sara Hughes are held at:

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