Hannah is an interdisciplinary artist and educator, originally from the Northeast and currently based in Oakland, CA. Through her work, she helps people to access a more empathic and intimate understanding of climate science, geologic forces, and human geography. She has studied the relationship between people and place while living on fault lines the world – working with a women’s weaving co-op in the Peruvian Andes, studying ancient runes in Iceland, and making (mostly blue) art in the Bay Area and Southeast Alaska.
Hannah works with the Juneau Icefield Research Program, developing strategies for using art as a tool for interdisciplinary learning and science communication; she was the Artist-in-Residence in 2017 and continues to work as the Arts Program Coordinator and Science Communication Faculty. She will continue this work as part of a larger Polar Art + Science initiative in 2018 and 2019, partnering with a number of organizations and participating in residencies in Alaska, Norway, and Iceland.
In the Bay Area, Hannah organizes a variety of community place-making and storytelling projects. She has a BS in Studio Art from Skidmore College and an MFA in Studio Art from Mills College. Her work has been shown at venues throughout the Bay Area, Boston, Brooklyn, and Juneau.
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