Hannah Ireland is an interdisciplinary artist living in San Francisco. Ireland earned her MFA degree at California College of the Arts (2010), and her BA from St. John’s College, Annapolis (2001). She is a recipient of the Barclay Simpson Award (2010) and an Irvine Fellowship at The Montolvo Arts Center (2014). She has also been artist-in-residence and has presented projects at c3:Initiative in Portland, Oregon (2013-15), and The Wassaic Project in NY (2010). Her work has been exhibited at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Southern Exposure, Root Division, Unspeakable Projects, and Royal Nonesuch Gallery, among others in the Bay Area and nationally. Ireland recently exhibited work in An Idea of a Boundary curated by Jackie Im at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery.

Ireland has collaborated with many other artists: with Annie Vought as double zero; with ERNEST for the project Demos with Amanda Curreri, Llewellyn Fletcher, and George Pfau; again with Llewellyn Fletcher’s as part of Diagonal Resistance at the University of Northern Arizona’s museum; and with Alison Pebworth for the Unofficial Department of Handshakes stationed in City Hall in January, 2018.



Artforum Critics’ Picks,“An Idea of a Boundary,” Jeanne Gerrity, 2017

The Brooklyn Rail, “An Idea of a Boundary,” Emily Watlington, 2018

Contemporary Art Daily, “An Idea of a Boundary at SFAC Galleries,” 2018

Montalvo Arts Center Blog, On Love, Donna Conwell, 2014

Poetry Foundation, in spite of itself (ALL PURPOSE, CRUSHED), Stephanie Young, 2014

Bad At Sports, “The ‘Celluloid Self’ and Spaces of Feminine Performativity,” Meredith Kooi, 2013

Burn Away, “Ready for My Close-up at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery,” Andrew Alexander, 2013

You Must Change Your Life, Engineer’s Daughter Blog, Heidi de Vries, 2012

Best of: Christian L. Frock, Best Exhibition of Public Projects, Art Practical, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle, Review of “You Are a Bitch” [scroll down to “Two for two”], Kenneth Baker,  2011

Art Practical, Selections from the 2010 CCA MFA Exhibition, Dena Beard, 2010