Ian Hagarty was born in New Jersey, USA – 1980. He studied painting at the Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland (BFA) and Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana (MFA).
The artist’s work has been included in solo and group exhibitions throughout the USA, Italy and Spain. Recent solo exhibitions of his work include, Cloud Feedback – Sincresis Arte, Empoli, Italy | In This Air – Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, Ohio | Every Ocean – Gallery 842, Huntington, West Virginia | Oceanic – Espacio de Creación Contemporánea, Cádiz, Spain. Recent group exhibitions include, Complex Decisions – CES Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Surface Matters – Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, California and Pure Paint for Now People – Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.
His work is included in the permanent collection of the Huntington Museum of Art – Huntington, WV, Create West Virginia – Charleston, WV, Smokey Road Press – Athens, GA and the Target Distribution Center – Indianapolis, IN. He has been a featured Artist-In-Residence at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica – Venezia, Italy, Linea de Costa – Cádiz, Spain, and Officina Zone Umane – Associazione ONLUS, Monteleone Sabino, Italy.