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 Stelo Arts 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 has collaborated with many other artists. She has collaborated with Annie Vought as double zero; with ERNEST for the project Demos with Amanda Curreri, Llewellyn Fletcher, and George Pfau; she has also collaborated with Llewellyn Fletcher as part of Diagonal Resistance at the University of Northern Arizona’s museum; she also collaborated 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
Engineer’s Daughter Blog, “You Mist Change Your Life,” Heidi de Vries, 2012
Art Practice, Best Exhibition of Public Projects, Christian Frock, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle, Review of “You Are a Bitch” [scroll down to “Two for two”], Kenneth Baker, 2011