Hoyland’s first solo show was held at the Marlborough New London Gallery, London in 1964. This was followed by a string of national and international solo exhibitions, including the Whitechapel Gallery, London (1967). He exhibited at the Waddington Galleries, London throughout the 1970s and 1980s. A retrospective of his work was held at the Serpentine Gallery, London in 1979 and again in 1999 in the Sackler Galleries of the Royal Academy. Hoyland’s work has also been included in numerous international group exhibitions from 1964, when his work was selected for the New Generation exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. More recently he participated in group exhibitions at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool and the Barbican Gallery, London in 1993, and at Galerie Josine Bokhoven, Amsterdam and the Serpentine Gallery, London in 1994.
Hoyland received many awards throughout his career, including the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Purchase Award (1963) and a Peter Stuyvesant travel bursary (1964). He was also a Prize Winner at the John Moore’s Liverpool Exhibition (1964) and later won First Prize (1982). He received an Arts Council purchase award (1979), joint first prize (with William Scott) in the Korn Ferry International (1986) and first prize of the Athena Art Award (1987). In 1998 he won the Wollaston Award for the most distinguished work in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
Hoyland developed strong links with America from the late 1960s. He was appointed Charles A Dana Professor of Fine Art at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York in 1972 and was artist in residence at the Studio School, New York in 1978 and at Melbourne University in 1979. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 1991 and in 1999 was appointed Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy Schools. In 2001 he received an Honorary Doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University.
Public collections: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Arts Council of Great Britain. Art Museum of the Ateneum, Helsinki. Birmingham City Art Gallery. British Council, London. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, London. Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. City Art Gallery, Manchester. Contemporary Art Society, London. Courtauld Institute, London. Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation Collection, Los Angeles. Government Art Collection, London. Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Leicestershire Education Authority. Maclaurin Collection, Rozelle, Ayr. Melbourne University Art Gallery. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I. Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro. National Museum, Finland. Neuberger Collection, University of Purchase, New York. Perth Art Gallery, Australia. Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, London. Phoenix Museum, Arizona. Picker Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York. Power Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Sydney, Australia. Royal Academy of Arts, London. Royal College of Physicians, London. Stadtisches Museum, Leverkusen, Germany. Tate Gallery, London. Tehran Museum of Modern Art, Tehran. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio. Ulster Museum, Belfast. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Warwick University. Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.
|1961 April 1961|
|1962 No. 22, 20.2.62|
|1966 6.3.66 acrylic on canvas|
|1969 17.3.69 acrylic on canvas|
|1978 Landslide acrylic on canvas|
|1986 Quas 23.1.86 acrylic on canvas|
|1990 Black Something 8.2.90 acrylic on canvas|
|1998 Yellow Boat 7.8.98|
|2002 Sky Ritual acrylic on canvas|
|2005 The Gnome silkscreen|
|2006 Blue Moon oil on canvas|
|2006 Love and Grief 5.4.006|
|2007 Lebanon acrylic on cotton duck|
|2008 Untitled silkscreen|
|Life and Love silkscreen|
|Warrior Universe silkscreen|
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