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 Terry S. Hardy addresses themes of identity, human rights, sexuality, and religion, examining social concerns through painting, sculpture, performance and installations. His most recent work focuses on the intimacy of loss and memorializing those who are forgotten.

His work has ben included in over 80 exhibitions in venues throughout the US and abroad, including Lincoln Center in New York, The Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, NC, and The Historic Freedom Riders Museum in Montgomery, AL. Hardy has presented large scale public works at the Art Prospect Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, the National Center for Contemporary Art in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, The Cultural Olympiad in Atlanta, GA and in Art in Odd Places in New York and Sydney, Australia.

Address: 1007 Edie Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30312

Email: hardyspace@gmail.com

Website: hardyspace.com 

 

EDUCATION

Art Institute of Art, Atlanta, GA

Bevill State Community College, Fayette, AL

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 The Park of Love, National Center for Contemporary Art, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia 

2011 Terry S. Hardy, Mr. Brown Home, Atlanta, GA, High Point, NC, New York, NY 

2010 SAVED, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA 

2007 The Lost Boxes, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

         Howling and Other Justifiable Acts, Lincoln Center, New York, NY and the Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2005 A Common Thread: The Alabama Fence Project, Vernon, AL  

1995 Calendar Girls, Exciting Parlor, Atlanta, GA 

1991 Hardy Fair, 800 EAST, Atlanta, GA 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2015  RECALL, Art in Odd Places, New York, NY

          Faded Glory, Tone/Orlando, Orlando, FL

         RECALLED, Lodge Gallery, New York, NY 


 
2014 DRAW HERE, Spontaneous Interventions, Governor's Island, NY

        The Louise Taylor Listening Device, Art on the Beltline, Atlanta, GA

        Memories Not Yet Remembered, AiOP2014/Indy, Downtown Indianapolis, IN

        There'll come a time..., POP: Downtown, The Cultural Center, Greensboro, NC 

        MONUMENT, The Freedom Riders Museum, Montgomery, AL

2013 One for all and all for one, Art in Odd Places, Sydney, Australia 

        10,000 Flowers for Willie Grimes, Art in Odd Places, Downtown Greensboro, NC 

2012 BLUE, Art Prospect, St. Petersburg, Russia 

2011 The Road to Equality: The 1961 Freedom Riders, Freedom Riders Museum, Montgomery, AL

2010 Arizona (SB 1070): License to ILL, Archetype Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2008 Memories and Wishes, Kryder Gallery, Dahlonega, GA

        GLITZ, Art in Odd Places, New York, NY

        Hello Liberty, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

2007 Blown Out Tire Drawings, Looks Good on Paper, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2005 Infusion, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA

        Draw Here,  Art in Odd Places/East Village, New York, NY

2002 La Virgen De Guadalupe, Centro Mexican Counsel, Atlanta, GA

1996 Gone with the Wind, City Gallery at Chastain, Atlanta, GA

        Tragic Wake, Spirit Square Center, Charlotte, NC 

1995 Art Giving Light, 800 EAST, Atlanta, GA

1993 Bite, Beauty, Beyond, Nexus Art Center, Atlanta, GA

1991 The AIDS Show, Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

 

ORGANIZATIONS

800 EAST, Board Member, 1991-1997

Eyedrum, Art Committee, 2010

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

The Money Show, 800 EAST, Atlanta, GA

ICON, 800 EAST, Atlanta, GA

The AIDS Show, Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

 

COLLECTIONS

Work held in private collections in Mexico,  Peru, Russia and United States

 

AWARDS and GRANTS

La Virgen de Guadalupe Exhibition, Centro Mexican Counsel (First prize)

 CEC Artslink. St. Petersburg, Russia (Grant)

National Center for Contemporary Art. Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia (Grant)

Warringah Council, Sydney Australia (Grant)

POP: Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, NC (Best of Show)

Atlanta Arts Festival, Atlanta, Georgia (Grant)

 

LECTURES, PANELS AND WORKSHOPS

"The Park of Love", National Center for Contemporary Art, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, "Lecturer and Workshops)

"One for all and all for one", Eramboo Art Environment, Sydney, Australia, (Workshops)

"Ideas in Public Art", The Australian Council, Sydney, Australia, (Panelist)

"NUMBER/One for all and all for one", Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly Beach, Australia, (Panelist)

 "On Collecting", Agnes Scott College School of Art, Atlanta, GA, (Lecturer)

"Art in the Urban Environment: Forms of Community",  I Art Center, St. Petersburg, Russia (Panelist)

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jesena, Cesar. http://artinoddplaces.blogspot.com/2010/06/terry-works-hardy-y-for-money-or-arts.html

Darrow, Susannah. "The crack in the bell", http://burnaway.org/2008/10/the-crack-in-the-bell/#move-38, October 8, 2007

Cullum, Jerry. "Latin American Influence Subtle", Atlanta Journal and Constitution, October 29, 2005

Feaster, Felicia. "All Embracing Theme", Creative Loafing, May 18, 2005

Bobo, Barbara. "A Common Thread", West Alabama Gazette, April 10, 2005

Moore, David. "Marge", Creative Loafing, November 30, 1995

Cullum, Jerry. "A for accessibility", Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 21, 1995