Hannah Barnes ’02
Hannah Barnes is a visual artist living in Maine. Her work in painting, drawing, and installation is permeated by an interest in pattern, structures, and the history of abstraction. Investigations into ritual-based drawing traditions inform her approach to process and materials. Born and raised on the New England coast, Barnes received an MFA from Rutgers University and a BFA from Maine College of Art. Her work has been exhibited in such places as Site:Brooklyn in New York, the Columbus Museum of Art and Design in Indiana, the Dhoominal Gallery in Delhi, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Maine. Her residency and fellowship awards include a 2017-2018 Fulbright Fellowship for creative research in India. Barnes has taught painting and drawing since 2008 and is currently Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Maine.