Hughes studied at the Faculty of Arts graduating with a first class Critical Fine Art Practice BA(Hons) in 2008. He followed this by achieving a distinction for his MA Fine Art in 2010.
He has exhibited his work regularly since graduation:
ICA, London & A Foundation, Liverpool‚ Bloomberg New Contemporaries, 2010 ‚ 2011
London Art Fair with RiseArt, 2012
ArtErotica, Cork Street Gallery, London, 2012
ROOM, London ‚ Collaborators, 2012
Outside The White Cube, Celebration of Sport, London, 2012
Cork Street Open, London, 2012
Salon Art Prize, London 2012
The Future Can Wait, London, 2012
Possession, BACC, Bangkok, 2013
Est.1690, Division of Labour, Malvern, 2013
Mostyn Open, Llandudno, 2013
Recalling his experience as a student at the faculty, Hughes said: “I worked hard and took advantage of all the opportunities that were available to me”.
Hughes now lives in Lancing, West Sussex and has his work space at BLANK studios in nearby Portslade.