Art From Soot

March 21, 2019
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Cultural Enrichment
Lamar Dodd Art Center Lecture Room

Hannah Israel lives and works at Columbus, GA, USA. She received her Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Her work is across various interests including sculpture, installation, video, and mark making. Israel has exhibited her work at the High Museum of Art, Zuckerman Museum of Art, The Vargas Museum of Art in the Philippines, Museum of Contemporary Art in Honolulu, I-Space in Chicago, the Krannert Art Museum, among others. She has received the Daedalus Art Grant (NYC), the Creative and Performance Art Fellowship at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, IL and the Artist Fellowship at Cornell University, NY, The Banff Center scholarship, Canada, among others. She has also curated numerous solo and group exhibition. In 2019, Israel’s work will be featured in a group exhibition, Highlighting Contemporary Art in Georgia: Cut & Paste, Works of Paper which will travels to 6 venues till 2021 including the Museum of Papermaking in Atlanta, Ga, Lyndon Art Center in Athens, Ga, and Telfair Museum in Savannah, Ga. She just finished a 5-week residency program at the Banff Creativity and Innovation Center for the Arts in Canada. In November 2018, she was awarded the 2019 Blue Heron Nature Preserve Artist in Residence in Atlanta, Ga.