About the Artist.

Hannah Witner is a visual artist and designer originally from Charlotte, NC, USA, and currently based in New York City. She earned a BFA in Integrated Design from Parsons School for Design in 2018. Her work spans from colorful, surrealist, and psychological oil paintings, whimsical drawings, and experimental & commercial design. Hannah is a multidisciplinary artist: at the heart of her work lies a passion for uncovering the hidden potential of materials, psychological processes, and the human condition, which she undertakes in a spirit of curiosity and experimentation.

Hannah has been a studio resident at NES Artist Residency, Zaratan Arte Contemporânea, ConArtist Collective, and C-3 Lab. Hannah is represented by PIAPH Gallery in New York City and is a part of a number of art collectives. She has exhibited in and has work in public and private collections across the USA and Europe. 


She works as a freelance designer at a multidisciplinary design agency in downtown Manhattan.

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Lives and works between Brooklyn, NY, and Charlotte, NC

b. 1995 Charlotte, NC USA

 

EDUCATION:

2015 - 2018  BFA: Parsons School for Design; New York, NY

                     Major in Integrated Design, minors in Fine Art and Graphic Design 
                     Summa cum laude, honors; BFA Merit Scholarship for Visual Art

2014 - 2015  Wake Forest University; Winston-Salem, NC
                     Karen Dingledine Presidential Scholarship for Visual Art

2013             NC Governor's School West Awardee in Visual Art; Winston-Salem, NC

2011 - 2015  Apprenticed with artist Lee Buamgarten at the Civic & Cultural Art Center of Pineville (CCAC); Charlotte, NC

 

RESIDENCIES

2020; NG Art Creative Residency, Eygalières, Provence, France

2020; NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland

2020; Zaratan Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal

2020; C-3 Lab, Charlotte, NC, USA

(2021 forthcoming); ArtBox Residency, Novi Sad, Serbia

(2021 forthcoming); Art and Cultural Studies Laboratory (ACSL) Art Commune Artist-in-Residence; Yerevan, Armenia

(2021 forthcoming); D'Clinic Studios Tractor Artist Residency, Zalaegerszeg, Hungary

(2021 forthcoming); Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA

2019; The Bowery Union (formerly Con Artist Collective NYC), New York, NY, USA

REPRESENTATION:

PIAPH Gallery, New York, NY

MEMBER COLLECTIVES:

Solas Studio; New York, NY, USA

The Bowery Union, New York, NY, USA

PUBLICATIONS:

2020; Friend of the Artist: Volume 11

PRESENTATIONS:

2020; Artist Talk; NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland

2020; Artist Talk; Zaratan Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal

2020; Guest Panelist; Parsons School for Design Navigating the Field Lecture, New York, NY

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2020; Creatures, Beasts, and Myths; The Vacant Museum; Virtual

2020; SOLO; Hannah Witner: To Be, Zaratan Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal

2020; Street Gallery Project Retrospective, The Bowery Collective, New York, NY

2020; Street Gallery Project, The Bowery Collective in Soho, New York, NY

2020; Showcase, 627 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
2020; Year of the Fancy Rat, 69 Eldridge St, New York, NY
2020; PIAPH Grand Opening, 198 Allen St, New York, NY
2020; State of ReUnion, The Bowery Union, New York NY
2020; National Exhibition of American Art: Altered States (used as promo image for the show); Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

2019; Showcase, 166 Bowery, New York, NY

2019; CONstitution, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; Les Femmes, Rue B, New York, NY

2019; Artist Showcase, Rue B, New York, NY

2019; March Studio Residency Showcase, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; Spring, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; Handle with Care, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; Poetry, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; February Studio Residency Showcase, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; Listen!, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; The Thread, Con Artist Collective, New York, NY

2019; BFA Integrated Design Thesis Show, Parsons School for Design, New York, NY

2016; Monumental Public Space & The Human, State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2015; Parsons Pop-Up/Print Shop, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, New York, NY

2015; Student Art Exhibition, Hanes Gallery of Art, Winston-Salem, NC

2015; Student Art Exhibition, StArt Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

2014; PaperMade Exhibition, Federation University, Sydney, Australia

2014; Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Group Exhibition, Spirit Square Galleries, Charlotte, NC

2013; Site-specific installations: Forgotten Spaces; Winston-Salem, NC

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Private Collections: New York City, North Carolina, Germany, France, Portugal

Wake Forest University Art Collection, Winston-Salem, NC

Parsons School for Design Art Collection, New York, NY

Hannah is an interdisciplinary designer & artist based in NYC. hgwitner@gmail.com

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