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Represented by Turner Galleries Western Australia.
Born: 1981. Kyle Hughes-Odgers is an Australian painter and installation artist. He has exhibited artwork and created public art extensively throughout Australia and internationally: New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Tokyo, Berlin, Cambodia, Sydney, Paris and Melbourne. His work is held in numerous private and public art collections including Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University, Royal Perth Hospital and DMG architects. In 2010, Hughes-Odgers completed a 45m seven panel public art commission for Murdoch University (Western Australia) followed by a successful solo exhibition with Turner Galleries. 2012 saw Hughes-Odgers hold an international solo exhibition with Okazi gallery Berlin, take a residency in Port Hedland and complete public art commissions across Australia; Claremont W.A, Bundaberg Qld and a 50m public art commission in the Perth Cultural Centre. Branching into children’s literature Hughes-Odgers illustrated his first book ’Ten Tiny Things’ written by Meg Mckinlay, published through Fremantle Arts Press. His work has previously featured in publications such as Street Art New York, Kingbrown, and Empty magazine.
2013 – A Thousand Lights from a Hundred Skies. Turner Gallery Perth, Australia
2012 – If We Can’t Control the Boat, Let’s Control the Ocean.Okazi gallery Berlin, Germany
2012 – Ten Tiny Things original artwork. State Library of Western Australia
2010 – You Just Have Your Eyes Closed. Turner Gallery Perth, Australia
2009 – Wood and Nails. Distracted Gallery Perth, Australia
2009 – So Many Broken Umbrellas. Gorker Gallery Melbourne, Australia
2008 – Let’s Start a Fire. Keith and Lottie Gallery Perth, Australia
2006 – Kill the Beast. Keith and Lottie Gallery Perth, Australia
2006 – You Can Take My Money But You Will Never Get My Arms. Distracted Gallery
2005 – Who is Twiggy Thip? Little Creatures Fremantle, Australia
Selected Group Exhibitions
2012-Fall - C.A.V.E Gallery Los Angeles
-Berlin Gallery week - MMX Gallery Berlin
-Dig Faster - Okazi Gallery Berlin
-The Hours - Tate Gallery Sydney
-KingBrown – Klughaus Gallery NYC
- Bright – Okazi gallery and Delight Skateboards – Berlin
- Crest Art Show – Brooklyn NYC
2011 - Scope Miami – C.Emerson Fine Art, Booth B37 - Miami Florida
- Outpost Project – Cockatoo Island, Sydney Australia
- Go Go Gocco - Outre gallery – Melbourne, Perth and Sydney Australia
- Grassy Lot Show - Ludlow Street. L.E.S – New York City
- Street Art Saved My Life:39 New York Stories- C.A.V.E gallery – Venice Los Angeles
- Sergeant Paper - Sergeant Paper Art Store - Paris France
2010 - Microcosm - Lofi Exhibition Space - Sydney
- Last Chance Studio Tour – Perth, Melbourne, Sydney
- Street Art New York – Factory Fresh Gallery - Brooklyn NYC
- Albany Art Prize - Finalist – Vancouver Arts Centre - Albany WA
2009 - Overgrowth 2 - Last Chance Studio - Perth
- Condor Tower Carpark - Condor Tower - Perth
- Unwrapped 09 - United Galleries- Perth
- New Eyes Open - Ambush Gallery - Sydney
- Street Crush - Alphabeta Gallery - Brooklyn NY
2008 - Silver - PICA - Perth
- Kids Today - MTV Gallery - Sydney
- Broken Hands - Per Square Metre Gallery - Melbourne
2007 - 12×12 - Ambush Gallery - Sydney
2006 - Semi-Permanent - Breadbox Gallery - Perth
- Kingbrown 1 - Launch Breadbox - Perth
2005 - The Salvation Show - The Old Pallas Hotel - Perth
2013 – MINI Australia. 15m billboard on George Street Sydney. TVC and online artist feature Australia wide.
2013 – Jamie’s Italian. Jamie Oliver restaurant. Site specific interior. Perth Australia.
2012- Lock Lane. Cultural Centre. Site specific exterior approx 50m width. WA
2012 – Gugeri Street Claremont. Site specific exterior approx 10m in height. WA
2012 – Electra Street Bundaberg. Site specific exterior. 7 artists in 7 days. QLD
2012 – Wedge Street Port Hedland. Site specific exterior (2 locations) approx 30m and 10m. FORM. WA
2012 – Gold Lane Subiaco. Site specific exterior approx 15m width. WA
2012 – Planet Books Mt Lawley. Site specific exterior approx 20m width. WA
2011 – DMG architects. 2 x 1.2 x 2.4m Artworks on board. Private commission WA
2010 – Murdoch University ECL Courtyard. Site specific exterior installation on board across 7 panels approx 45m in total width. Murdoch University Art Collection.WA
2010 – Forty Hands. Site Specific interior. Private commission. Singapore.
2010 – Perth International Art Festival, CBD Laneway WA
2009 – St Jerome’s Laneway, Big Day Out, Belvedere 1x,Western Power building – Exterior
Insite Magazine, Juxtapoz online, Skywest inflight magazine, Brooklyn Street art, Vandalog, Street Art New York , The West Australian , Cracker Your Wardrobe Korea, Artist’s Chronicle, Push, The Wire Magazine, Xpress Fashion, Frankie, Acclaim, The Vine, The Age, Sunday Times, Relative magazine, Empty magazine, We are the image makers, Ekosystem, Kingbrown magazine, Woodentoy magazine.
Edith Cowan University
City of Perth
Art Angels Turner galleries
Royal Perth Hospital
2013 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award – Australia/New Zealand for Ten Tiny Things written by Meg McKinlay illustrated by Kyle Hughes-Odgers published through Fremantle Press.
2012 Residency – FORM Courthouse Gallery – Port Hedland, Australia
2012 The Ironlak Graffiti Competition REGION 1. Australia/New Zealand. GOLD: Ayres, Creepy, Daek, Fecks and Ruset.
2012 Finalist – Lethbridge Art Prize, Queensland
2011 Artist in Residence (2 weeks) - Santa Maria College, Perth
2011 Development – Department of Culture and the Arts Western Australia
2010 Finalist – Albany Art Prize, City of Albany
2009 Artflight - Department of Culture and the Arts Western Australia
2012 Ten Tiny Things -
Written by Meg McKinlay, Illustrated by Kyle Hughes-Odgers.
Published through Fremantle Arts Press.