Education:

1997  MFA, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, (Program in Artisanry) Dartmouth, MA.

1987  Philadelphia College of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. (Special Student ceramic sculpture)
1982  BFA, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA.
          Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy: Full year 1981, second semester 1982.

Grants:

2011  Star Residency Program, MCC grant for two month clay tile making workshop at Dartmouth High                    School. Dartmouth, MA.

1999  Massachusetts Cultural Council FY99 Artist Grant, Award recipient in Crafts.

1998  New Bedford Cultural Council Grant FY98.
1994 - 2000  Free studio space, Artworks Pilot Project Competition, New Bedford, MA.

Awards:

2017   Selected for six month instalation at 220 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, by the deCordova Corporate

           Program.

2010   Award winner, Ceramic Sculpture, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT.
2002   The 2002 Society of Arts and Crafts Artist Award.
1997   Best of Show, Craft Forms, Wayne Art Center.
1997   First Place sculpture, The State of Clay, Lexington Guild of the Arts and Crafts Society.

Collections:

           DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA.

           Many private collections.

 

Museum Shows:

2018    Newport Annual, Members Juried Exhibition, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

2017    Perspectives, curated by Mary Dondero, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI

2015    Community of Artist, National Juried show, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

2000    Featured Artist, The 2000 DeCordova Annual Summer Exhibition featuring ten New England Artist,  

            DeCordova museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA.

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2019   Other-Worldly: Painting by Nancy Hayes, RSM Gallery, Bentley University, Waltham, MA

2017    Anatomy of a Small Universe, Solo exhibition, de Menil Gallery, Groton, MA.

2015    In Flux, Solo Exhibition, Harbor Gallery, U-Mass Boston, Boston, MA.
2015    Solo Exhibition, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA.
2013    Origins, Solo Exhibition, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA.

2011    On the Wall, Solo Exhibition, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA.
2009    Solo Exhibition, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA.
2009    Process and Discovery, Solo Exhibition, Dartmouth Gallery, Dartmouth, MA.

1999    Solo Exhibition, Bromfield Art Gallery, Boston, MA.

         

Exhibitions - two and three person shows:

2019  New England Bio Labs, two person show, NEBL, Ipswich, MA

2017  By Way of Color and Design, Three person show, Fort Point Community Gallery, Boston, MA

2015  Adria Arch/ Nancy Hayes/ Allison Pashke, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Gallery, three person 

          show, Jackson Arts Center,Bristol CommunityCollege, Fall River, MA  

2014  Retina Riot, two person show, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA   

2014  Form and Pattern, Three person show, Krause Gallery, Moses Brown School, Providence,

          RI 

2013  Abstraction: Pattern, Gesture, Spirit. Three person show, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall       

          River, MA  

2011  Ceramics - Two Views, Two person show,  The New Haven Free Public Library Gallery,   

          New Haven, CT             

2000  Sculptural Works, Two person show, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA  

2008  Featured Artist, Crocker and Griffin Gallery, Wakefield, RI.  

2006  Featured Artist, Isolte Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

Selected Exhibitions:

2019   Pattern, Curated show, Worcester Center for Crafts, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester, MA

2016   Color, National Juried show, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI,
2015   Biennial exhibition, National Juried show, New Hampshire Institute of Art, manchester, NH

2015   Earth Elements, National Juried show, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI
2013   Cool, National Juried show, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
2011   Sources - Origins, National Juried show, juror Howard Yezerski, South Shore Art Center,

           Cohasset, MA
2010   Ceramic Sculpture, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT.
2010   Earthworks, The 37th Annual Works in Clay by New England Artist, South County Arts

           Center, Kingston, RI.
2010   An Expression Of Love, National Juried show, The Gallery at South Pointe, South Pointe

           Towers, Miami Beach, FL.
2005   Swain Alumni, Juried competition, U-Mass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA.
2002   The 2002 Society of Arts and Crafts Traveling Awards Exhibition, The Society of Arts and

           Crafts, Boston, MA, Worchester Center for Crafts, Worchester, MA, The Berkshire

           Museum, Pittsfield, MA.

2001   Making the Green, juried competition, Woodstock, VT.
2001   Ceramics 2001, National juried competition, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT.

2001   In Residence, Artworks at Dover St., New Bedford, MA.
1999   Craft Forms 99, National juried competition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA.
1999   The State of Clay 99, National juried competition, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society,

           Lexington, MA.
1999   Ceramics ’99, National juried competition, The Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT.

1999   Form and Figure, Artworks at Dover St., New Bedford, MA.
1998   Craft Forms 98, National juried competition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA.
1997   Craft Forms 97, National juried competition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA.
1997   The View from Here, The Dartmouth Gallery, Dartmouth, MA.
1997   Gallery selected show, Deblois Gallery, Newport, RI.
1997   A celebration of Regional Artist, Rotch-Jones-Duff House, New Bedford, MA.
1997   The State of Clay 97, juried competition, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA

1996    Annual Winter Show, juried competition, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA.