About the Artist.

Hannah Witner is a multidisciplinary visual artist and innovative designer. She is a North Carolina-born, NYC-based creator who began her love of art around age 3, and has been learning ever since. She graduated at the top of her class with a BFA in Integrated Design from Parsons School for Design at the end of 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 NG Art Creative Residency, 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 in NYC. She has exhibited in and has work in public and private collections across the USA and Europe. 
She works as a designer in NYC.

 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

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

 

RESIDENCIES

2020; NG Art Creative Guest Residency, Eygalières, France

2020; Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland

2020; Zaratan Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal

2020; C-3 Lab, Charlotte, NC, USA

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

MEMBER COLLECTIVES:

Solas Studio; New York, NY, USA (SEE WORK FOR SALE)

The Bowery Union, New York, NY, USA

Representation at PIAPH

PUBLICATIONS/PRESS:

2021; EmbraceCreatives.com  |  Home Page Feature

2021: Film Interview with Solas Studio

2021; The Painting Center NYC

2021; booooooom.com  |  High Frequency

2021; Gallery M&Art agents - Museum of Contemporary Art, Artplu in Shanghai, China

2020; Friend of the Artist: Volume 11
2020; ArtJobs.com  |  Portrait Submission

(forthcoming); Interview with Visionary Art Collective

AWARDS:

2020; Shortlisted for Gallerie Heimat Art Prize, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

2020; NG Art Creative Guest Residency, Eygalières, France

2015; Scholarship for Visual Art, Parsons School for Design, New York, NY, USA
2014; Karen Dingledine Scholarship for Visual Art, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

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

PRESENTATIONS:

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

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2021; ArtAuc Finder Auction, Virtual

2021; Atopos, The Holy Art, London, UK (Virtual)

2021; Spring Showcase, Solas Studio; New York, NY

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; SOLO; 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


BROWSE WORK FOR SALE:

Browse Work for Sale  |  EmbraceCreatives.com

SEE WORK FOR SALE  |  Solas Studio; New York, NY, USA

  

Hannah is an interdisciplinary artist & designer    |    Contact at hgwitner@gmail.com

© COPYRIGHT HANNAH WITNER 2021
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