Hannah Ward

www.hannahwardstudio.com

hannahwardstudio@gmail.com

Education

2018.  Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York at New Paltz (Drawing/Painting)

2012.   Bachelor of Fine Arts, State University of New York at New Paltz (Drawing/Painting)

Solo and Group Exhibitions

Experience

2018. Building Prayers: A MFA Thesis Exhibition, Samuel Dorsky Museum

of Art,  New Paltz, NY

2018. Transplanted,  online juried exhibition via University of Montana

2017. Create New+,  online juried exhibition via University of Montana

2017. Tender Relics: Open Studios, New Paltz, NY

2017. Press: Pause, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, curated by

 Shannon Stratton, Brooklyn, NY

2017. Pay For Postage, University of East London, London, UK

2017. New Digital Works, McKenna Theatre, New Paltz, NY

2017. Postcards From the Edge, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

2016. MFA Painters Exhibit, McKenna Theatre, New Paltz, NY

2013. Seek to Know, Junglescience Gallery and Art Laboratories,

Binghamton, NY

2012.  Global Projects: Artists At Home and Abroad, Broadway Gallery,

New York, NY

2012. What We’ve Forgotten:  A BFA Thesis Exhibition, Samuel Dorsky

Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

2012.  Curiosities: Open Studios, New Paltz, NY

2009. Foundation Show, New Paltz, NY

2018. Livingskin Technician, Össur Americas, Touch Bionics, Newburgh NY

Construction, painting, and repair of custom prostheses for upper and lower extremities.

2017. Instructor of Record, ARS105: Intro to Studio Art, State University of New York at New Paltz

Introduction to the fundamentals of studio art and composition, with an     emphasis on life drawing. Responsibilities included development of original syllabus, lesson plans, technical demonstrations and assessing student work

2017. Instructor of Record, ARS140: Introduction to Painting, State University of New York at New Paltz

Introduction to oil painting, combining technical skills with conceptual projects. Responsibilities included development of original syllabus, lesson plans, technical demonstrations and assessing student work

2016. Model Coordinator, Art Department, State University of New York, New Paltz

Managed, scheduled, and hired models for art department

2016. Internship in College Teaching: Watermedia and Collage, State University of New York, New Paltz

Assisted professor in instruction of watermedia techniques, with an emphasis on materials exploration

2015--2016. Teaching Assistant: Special Education 8-1-1, Maine Endwell High School, Endwell, NY

Education, daily living skills, and communication/social skills of disabled teens and adults

2011. Teaching Assistant: Thematic Drawing, State University of New York, New Paltz

Assisted professor with instruction and discussion of drawing projects with an emphasis on conceptual portfolio development

2009--2011. New Paltz Costume Shop

Design, stitching, production, and shop organization for stage productions

2008--2012. Tour Guide, State University of New York at New Paltz,  Art Department

Introduced new college candidates to the facilities and disciplines of the university’s art department

Bibliography

2017. The Weird Reader: volume II, edited by Michael Burnham (published

literary journal)

2016. The Weird Reader: Volume I, edited by Michael Burnham (published

literary journal)

2014. “Contemporary Bestiaries,” LLEI d’art, Spain (magazine publication)

2014. “Luck of the Draw: Spotlight on Drawing Collection,” Saatchi Online

2013. Watercolor: Paintings by Contemporary Artists, Leslie Dutcher

(published book)

2012. “Weekly Interview Feature: Hannah Ward,” Toginis weblog

2012. “Hannah Ward,” Artistaday.com,

2012. “Glen’s Picks,” Saatchi Online collections

2011. “Art We Love On Saatchi Online,” Weblog post, Saatchi Online

Awards

Media Skills

2018. Research and Creative Projects Award, grant recipient

2017. Research and Creative Projects Award, grant recipient

2016. Featured collection/clothing line, VIDA

2015. “I Thought It Was Love,” zine spread

2014.  Album artwork, Phantom Fauna

2014. Cover artwork, A Little Ways  Down the Rabbit Hole, Joanne Elisha

2013. Featured artist in Mastruka Spring/Summer collection (clothing line)  

 *works sold to numerous private collections worldwide

Physical media: experienced in colored pencil, watercolor, pen, ink, gouache, graphite, charcoal, oil pastel, acrylic, oil, encaustic, plaster, assemblage, chemical and digital photography, clay, embroidery, hand and machine sewing  

 Software: proficient in Adobe Photoshop, proficient in Microsoft Office applications

 Languages: English, intermediate German