James Hyde was born in Philadelphia, and moved to New York City at eighteen years of age to pursue a career as an artist.  His work ranges from paintings on photographic prints to large-scale installations, photography, and abstract furniture design.  He is represented by galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, and Copenhagen. Mr. Hyde’s work has been exhibited at the Maison de la Culture de Bourges and the Centre d’Art Contemporain d’Ivry, Galerie Fernand Leger/Credeac in France, the San Diego Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, and the Zwemmer Gallery in London.  He has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, among others.  Mr. Hyde’s pieces are included in the collections of the Nation of France, the Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum of Art in New York, the Denver Art Museum, and the Museo Cantonale d’Arte in Lugano, Switzerland. He has lectured as a visiting professor at a number of institutions, including Yale University, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Bard College, and Cooper Union. He lives and works in Brooklyn.