About

Troy Dugas is a native of Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette and his Master of Fine Art from the Pratt Institute in New York. His work is in several collections including the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation in Los Angeles, California. He has been featured in numerous publications including Open Studios Press’ juried publication New American Paintings, the inaugural issue of Studio Visit Magazine (also a juried publication), the New Orleans Art Review, and David Rubin’s book “Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s.” In 2012, Dugas was included in the Oxford American Magazine article "The New Superstars of Southern Art." He has received numerous accolades including a fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the 2009-2010 Pollock-Krasner Grant.

Exhibition

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 The Shape of Relics, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2011 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2010 Centered, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2009 New Label Work, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2008 Merge Linked, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA
2006 Mad Mission, Architects + Artists, Lafayette, LA
2003 brand NEW, Galarie Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
1997 MFA Exhibition, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1994 BFA Exhibition, University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 Analog Collage: Larger than Life, Southwest University Gallery, San Diego, CA
Six Artists Speak to Us, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
2011 Old Methods, New Visions, Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
Good Folks, Cooper Cole Gallery, Ontario, Canada
Finalist Exhibition, The West Collection, Oaks, PA
Morgan as Mentor, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Museum, Lafayette, LA
Gallery Artists Group Show, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX
2010 Artists from the Arthur Roger Gallery, Meadows Museum Centenary College, Shreveport, LA
2009 Gallery Artist Group Show, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX
2008 Artmelt, Brunner Gallery at Shaw Center, Baton Rouge, LA
2007 Southern Open, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA, Juror: Jerry Cullum
31st Juried Exhibition, Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY, Juror: Amy Smith-Stewart
20 x 20 x 20, LSU Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, Juror: David Rubin
Ephemeral, Ephemeral Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
2006 Introductions 06, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Exit 101, Abercrombie Gallery, McNesse University, Lake Charles, LA
Images of Scouting, Gueydan Museum, Gueydan, LA
2005 Faculty Exhibition, Paul and Lulu Hilard University Museum, Lafayette, LA
Spirit of Place, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
Spirit of Place, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA
Les nouveaux artistes d’Acadiana, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2003 16th National Works on Paper, Abercrombie Gallery, Lake Charles, LA, Juror: Frances Colpitt
Fresh Spaces Fresh Faces, Architects + Artists Gallery, Lafayette, LA
Try This, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Many Happy Returns, The Artists’ Alliance, Lafayette, LA
2001 Projects ’01, Islip Art Museum’s Carriage House, Long Island, NY
1998 Picasso: Homage to a Modern Icon, Fraser Gallery, Washington DC