Born in Cambridge, UK, 1988
BFA, OCAD (Sculpture) Toronto, Canada, 2010
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2005
Lives and works in Toronto, Canada
฿o₫៛€$, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art, Tochigi, Japan
Trade Winds, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Promises to Pay in Solid Substance, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
eyes without a face, Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany
A Broken Mule, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
A Place in the Sun, Clifton Benevento, New York, NY
A cashed cheque, a canceled stamp, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Sitzprobe, Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany
Chinese Whispers, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Canada
An Invitation to Lubberland, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Sea Changes, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Sun Placed in the Abyss, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Money, Good and Evil. A Visual History of Economics, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
Cyanotypes: Photography's Blue Period, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
The Campaign for Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
Winter 2015: Collected Works, Rennie Museum, Vancouver, Canada
Faux Amis, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
I am attracted none the less…, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
Out of Office, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism, curated by Lisa Schiff, Leslie Fritz, and Eugenio Re Rebaudengo, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Unfixed: New Painting, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Next, Arsenal, Montreal, Canada
In ___ We Trust: Art and Money, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
In Transit: Between Image and Object, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
Bloomington: Mall of America, North Side of Food Court, Across from Burger King & The Bank of Payphones That Don't Take Incomings Calls, Bortolami, New York, NY
Walk the Line, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Payphones That Don't Take Incomings Calls, Bortolami, New York, NY
Walk the Line, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
White is the Warmest Color, Hedge Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, Florida Atlantic University Galleries, Boca Raton, FL
Stars + Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Museums & Galleries of New South Wales, Australia; traveled to Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst; Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton; Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney; Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cowra; Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree; Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga; Latrobe Regional Art Gallery, Morewell; and Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, Australia
Phantom Sun, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris, France
Architecture Undigested, curated by Jessica Silverman, FUSED, San Francisco, CA
Pattern: Follow the Rules, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Trans/FORM-Matter as subject > New Perspectives, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
Greek, with Ben Schumacher, Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany
Second Nature: Abstract Photography Then and Now, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Boston, MA
A Painting is a Painting is a Painting, Cul De Sac, London, UK
Like Minded, curated by Michah Lexier, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada
Liminal Boundaries, Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy
Phases, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY
Into the Surface, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Electrum, with Ben Schumacher, Reference, Richmond, VA
Forms and Inflections, Silverman, San Francisco, CA
Parts of a Hole, Xpace, Toronto, Canada
What Brings the Dust Together, New Gallery, London, UK
Absolutely, with Liam Crockard, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Bad Sculpture, Young Art, Los Angeles, CA
Burns, Kristina and Nancy Kathryn, eds. Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period. Worcester, MA: Worcester Art Museum, 2016.
Holten, Johan, Money, Good and Evil: A Visual History of the Economy. Bielefeld, Germany: Kerber Verlag, 2016.
Liptak, Nick, ed. The Sun Placed in the Abyss. Columbus: Columbus Museum of Art, 2016, 63.
In ___ We Trust: Art and Money. Columbus: Columbus Museum of Art, 2014.
Morrison, Kyle and Hugh Scott-Douglas. Chipped Bills, Torn Cheques, Bit Rot. San Francisco: Jessica Silverman Gallery, 2013.
Scott-Douglas, Hugh. Hugh Scott-Douglas: Cyanotypes. Milan: Mousse, 2012.
Articles and Reviews
"One Poem by Martín Gambarotta." Bomb Magazine, February 16, 2018
Valinsky, Michael. "Making Art from Global Trade Routes." Hyperallergic, March 3, 2018.
Wilson, Michael. “Hugh Scott-Douglas: Casey Kaplan.” Artforum 55, no. 5 (January 2017): 217.
Loos, Ted. “Cyanotype, Photograph’s Blue Period, Is Making a Comeback.” New York Times, February 5, 2016.
Black, Paul. "Barbara Kruger, Robert Fraser, and Hugh Scott-Douglas: London West End Exhibition Round-up." Artlyst.com, February 13, 2015.
Boyland, Stuart. "Hugh Scott-Douglas: Consumables at Simon Lee Gallery." Theupcoming.co.uk, February 5, 2015.
Rachlin, Natalia. “New Work by Hugh Scott-Douglas at Simon Lee Gallery.” Architecturaldigest.com, January 31, 2015. Williams, Maxwell. “8 Emerging Artists to Watch Right Now.” Details (Art blog) July 9, 2015.
Baker, Kenneth. “Hugh Scott-Douglas Mourns the Image.” San Francisco Chronicle, September 19, 2014. Chu, Christie. "Wall Street Bankers Love Art about Money." Artnet.com, October 21, 2014.
Kondo, Ryosuke. "Hugh Scott-Douglas: Combining Everyday Materials to Visualize and Purify the Latent Images Within." Bijutsu Techo 66, no. 1002 (April 2014): 128-31.
Sonara, Francesca. "Hugh Scott-Douglas Takes on Amazon.com at Jessica Silverman Gallery." Blouinartinfo.com, October 25, 2014.
Thaddeus-Johns, Josie. “The Mechanics of Money: In Conversation with Hugh Scott-Douglas.” Sleek-mag.com, May 5, 2014.
“Canada’s Top 30 under 30.” Artinfo.com, January 30, 2013.
Fox, Emily Ellis. “Hugh Scott-Douglas.” Modern Painters 25, no. 4 (April 2013): 84-85.
Goodden, Sky. "Canada's 2013 Artist to Watch: Hugh Scott-Douglas." Artinfo.com, January 9, 2013.
Mohseni, Yasmine. “10 Must-See L.A. Gallery Exhibitions Opening in January.” Artinfo.com, January 8, 2013.
Prickett, Sarah Nicole. "Three's a Trend: Art That's All About the Money...Literally." T Magazine (blog), December 10, 2013.
Sandals, Leah. "Hugh Scott-Douglas on Toronto, Los Angeles & What's Next." Canadianart.com, January 18, 2013.
Shaw, Michael. “Hugh Scott-Douglas.” ArtScene 32, no. 6 (February 2013): 21.
William, Maxwell. “Discovery: Hugh Scott-Douglas.” Interview.com, January 8, 2013.
Aletti, Vince. “Hugh Scott-Douglas at Clifton Benevento.” New Yorker, January 27, 2012.
Katrib, Ruba. “Exposed Surfaces.” Mousse, no. 33 (April-May 2012): 138-141.
Museum and Public Collections
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Pinault Collection, Venice, Italy
Saamlung Goetz, München, Germany
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA