CV

Education

2015 MFA, Interdisciplinary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Summer Studio Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2008 Certificate, Acting for Film and Television, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver, BC,   Canada

2007 BA, Studio Art and Art History, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

 

Solo Exhibitions

Dynasty, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA 2017

Negotiations with the Other Side, Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2016

No Joke, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC 2016

 

Group Exhibitions

Night Lights, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR 2017

New Members Exhibition, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA 2017

20/92 Video Festival, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA 2016

VideoSnack 5, Vox Populi, Philadelphia PA 2015

Volumes, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich, Switzerland 2015

Phi La Delphia, KCHUNG Radio at Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2015

Down to Earth // Terre à Terre // Von Nature, Agata Jastrzabek, Hangar18, Bruxelles, Belgium 2015

No Meat in Team, Icebox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2015

Aftermarketpara.de, Massimo Bartolini, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2015

The F-Word: Feminism Now, Jeanne Dunning, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL 2014

215|610, Luis Gispert, Delaware Valley Community College, Media, PA 2014

American Psychological Association, "Issues Confronting Teens", Screening, Washington, DC 2014

Truce, Charles Addams Fine Art Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2014

Imperfectu International Film & Gender Studies Festival, Tijuana, Mexico and Berlin, Germany 2014

Opposite and Square, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2014

Upheaval, Brie Castell, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA 2012

It's Not Without Interest, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

Selected Performances

Pitch, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA 2017

Free Seminar with Kristen Caley, Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2016

mirror in the back of my brain, Lacuna, Philadelphia, PA 2015

Unfinished Crown, Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2015

Weird Sisters: An Opera, Icebox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2015

Shanti Paz, Bliss Series, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 2014

I Never Ask For It, Blank Noise Action Hero, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 2014

Experiments, Pig Iron Theater Company Spring Residency at Penn, Philadelphia, PA 2014

Handy Dandy Jane Doe, The Physical Lab, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2013

Rappahanock Girls (supporting lead - short film) 2012

Screen Swami (lead - iTunes application) 2012

Sex, Relationships, and Sometimes...Love, The Playpen Theater, Los Angeles, CA (supporting lead - theater ) 2011

The Breakfast Club, The Next Stage Theater, Hollywood, CA (supporting lead - theater) 2011

Roving Improvisation, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, Vancouver, BC (improvisation troop) 2010

A Zombie X-Mas, Los Angeles, CA (viral short - film) 2010

Stand-up Comedian, The Hollywood Improv, Comedy Store, and iO West (stand-up comedy) 2010-11

Recurring background actor on sets of Castle, Happy Endings, No Ordinary Family (ABC); Bones, House (FOX); Big Love (HBO); Happily Divorced, Retired at 35 (TV Land); Moneyball, The Artist (television and film) 2010-11

True Story, (Re)evolution Theater Company, The Cultch, Vancouver, BC (theater - chorus)  2009

Spike Heels, 32! Productions, Vancouver, BC ( theater - chorus) 2009

Christmas in NY: The Musical, Scotiabank Dance Center, Vancouver, BC (theater - lead) 2008

Only the Good Die Young, Vancouver, BC (short film - lead) 2008

Homecoming, Vancouver, BC (short film - supporting) 2008

Insecurity, Vancouver, BC (short film - supporting lead) 2008

Roommates, Vancouver, BC (short film - lead) 2008

Right Place, Wrong Time, Vancouver, BC (television - episode costar) 2008

Sisters, Myth Sisyphus Club, Vancouver, BC (theater - supporting lead) 2008

Home Free! Vancouver Film School, Vancouver, BC (theater - lead) 2008

The Velveteen Rabbit, Theater for Young Audiences, Industrial Strength Theater, Washington, DC (theater - supporting lead) 2007

Proof, Scene Showcase, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (theater - lead) 2006

Angels in America, Scene Showcase, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (theater - supporting lead) 2006

MTV's Parental Control, Los Angeles, CA (television - lead) 2006

 

Curatorial Projects

Mohammadreza Mirzaei, If he didn't say he loved you, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA 2017

 

Awards and Fellowships

Extended Studio Program Fellowship, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2015

Travel Funds for Research, Imaging Contemporary Indian Social Landscapes: Rape Culture, Center for Advanced Study of India 2014

Curator's Choice Award, 215|610, Shanti Paz, Bangalore 2014

Graduate Scholarship, Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation 2014

Departmental Scholarship, Graduate Fine Arts, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2014

Graduate Merit Scholarship, Graduate Fine Arts, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2014

The Graduate Arts Award Recipient (now Cooke Award) Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 2013

Graduate Scholarship, Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation 2013

Departmental Scholarship, Acting, Vancouver Film School 2008

 

Residencies, Workshops, and Additional Training

FringeArts, Brett Bailey, Philadelphia, PA 2017

Golden Box: Advanced Technique Analysis, Michelle Danner, Santa Monica, CA 2011

Scene Study and Cold Reads, Brian Reise, West Hollywood, CA 2010

Stand-up Comedy, Lesley Wolf, Hollywood, CA 2010

Scene Study Intensive, Matthew Lillard, Vancouver, BC 2009

Voiceover and Voice Acting Lab, Trevor Devall, Vancouver, BC 2008

Shakespeare and IPA, Ian Raffel, Vancouver, BC 2008

Improvisational Film, Larry Kent, Vancouver, BC 2008

Daytime Drama, Allison James, Vancouver, BC 2008

 

Bibliography

Hoo, Winyan Soo and Mark Jenkins. "10 Unexpected Places to Find Great Art in Washington," Washington Post, April 13, 2017

Filipowska, Roksana. "Ritual Incorporated: An Essay on Sascha Hughes-Caley's Negotiations with the Other Side," napoleonnapoleon.com, May 31, 2016

Du Crayencour, Muriel. "BIENTÔT LES VACANCES!" Mu-inthecity, June 12, 2015

Langaihr, Katie, Chaeeun Lee and Amanda Ryan, "Artist's Project: Sink by Sascha Hughes-Caley," Interventions Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 1: Documentation, Networks, and Digital Media 2013

 

Publications, Writing, and Presentations

Panelist, Global Feminism in Contemporary Art, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC 2016

Hughes-Caley, Sascha, "Cooke Conversations: 5 Questions", Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, blog.jkcf.org 2016

Hughes-Caley, Sascha, "Here", Philadelphia, PA 2015

Hughes-Caley, Sascha. "Help Yourself: Eight Zines," Philadelphia, PA 2014

Hughes-Caley, Sascha. "The Art of Jugaad," Center for Advanced Study of India, casistudentprograms.com 2014

Hughes-Caley, Sascha. "On Repeating Imagery and Directing Blame," Center for Advanced Study of India, casistudentprograms.com 2014

Hughes-Caley, Sascha. "Blank Noise, Real Action Heroes," Center for Advanced Study of India, casistudentprograms.com 2014

 

Teaching

Adjunct Faculty, Core Moving Images (ART 285) Department of Art + Design, University of Delaware, 2017-present

Adjunct Faculty, Design II for Media (VSST 109) Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Drexel University 2016-present.

Adjunct Faculty, Design I for Media (VSST 108) Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Drexel University 2016-present.

Instructor, Video 1, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2015.

Teaching Assistant, Graduate Drawing Seminar, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2015

Teaching Assistant, Video 1, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2014

Teaching Assistant, Drawing 1, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2014

Teaching Assistant, Video 1, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 2013

Art and Computer Graphics Teacher, Langley and Oakton High, Fairfax County Public Schools, 2012-13

Field Instructor, Adventures Cross Country, Mill Valley, CA/Anchorage, AK 2007

 

Related Work Experience

Artist Member and Secretary, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA 2016-present

Mentor, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA 2016

Exhibition Staff, Freeman's Auction House, Philadelphia, PA 2015-present

Co-founder, The Social Studies Project, Philadelphia, PA 2015-present

Collective member/volunteer, Blank Noise, India and USA 2014-present

Grant Advisor, Graduate Student Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2015

Gallery Assistant, Torpedo Factory Arts Center, Alexandria, VA 2012

Kundalini Yoga and Mediation Teacher, various studios, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, 2010-present

Actor, Heyman Talent East (NYC and Philadelphia) and Jerry Pace Agency (Los Angeles) 2010-present

Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)

Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher