Sheila Hicks
B.1934
Biography
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Sheila Hicks, born in Nebraska in 1934, received her BFA and MFA degrees from Yale University. Upon completing her studies at Yale, Hicks was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in 1957 to paint in Chile. While in South America she pursued her interest in Andean cultures working with fiber – the medium for which she is now best known. 
 
Hicks has been widely exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions. A major retrospective Sheila Hicks: 50 Years debuted at the Addison Gallery of American Art in 2010 and traveled to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia and the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC. Other recent solo presentations include the exhibition, Foray into Chromatic Zones, at the Hayward Gallery in London (2015) and a large-scale installation entitled Baôli in the Grande Rotonde at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2014). She will be the subject of upcoming solo exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (2015) and the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska (2016) 
 
Hicks’ work is in the collections of The Tate Gallery, London; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago; Museum of Modern Art, New York ;The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and The National Gallery, Washington, D.C. She resides and works in Paris.
Exhibitions
Sheila Hicks
October 22 - November 28, 2015
Sheila Hicks
March 6 - April 5, 2014
Sheila Hicks
April 20 - June 2, 2012
Publications
Sheila Hicks
Sheila Hicks: Weaving as Metaphor
2006
Texts by Nina Strizler-Levine, Arthur C. Danto, and Joan Simon Hardcover, 416 pages Published by Yale University Press in association with the
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Sheila Hicks: 50 Years
2010
Texts by Joan Simon, Susan C. Faxon, and Whitney Chadwick Hardcover, 256 pages Published by the Yale University Press in association with the
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Sheila Hicks
The Treaty of Chromatic Zones

Art Basel 2015 | Unlimited
Presented by: Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris (Booth J12) Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York (Booth R11)   Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, are pleased to present The Treaty of Chromatic Zones, a monumental bas-relief wall installation by Sheila Hicks at the Unlimited Sector of Art Basel 2015. Working at the intersection of modern Abstraction, color theory, and constructions with pliable materials, Sheila Hicks views her work as a process that results in multi-layered interactions with the architecture it inhabits. read more