Skylar Hughes

Skylar Hughes, So Long, So Long, 2012, Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 in., Collection of the artist. (July 8, 2013)

Recent Hartford Art School grad Skylar Hughes gets his first big solo show, One Big Gust of Wind, as part of the New Britain Museum of American Art's ongoing NEW/NOW series. It's a collection of approximately 25 paintings and collages (like "So Long, So Long," pictured) examining Hughes' own artistic process through the abstraction of the landscape tradition. Hughes, a Connecticut-born artist who's now out in L.A., earned a B.F.A. in Illustration from the Hartford Art School in 2009.


NEW/NOW: Skylar Hughes: One Big Gust of Wind

ends Sept. 15, New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain,