Hannah Bennett

Art Discipline: 
Madison, WI
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jan 15, 2018 to Jan 26, 2018

Hannah O'Hare Bennett was born in Kansas and raised on a small diversified organic farm. After finishing a BFA in Printmaking at the University of Kansas, she had a career in sustainable farming, including a Peace Corps stint in Ecuador. In 2014, she returned to graduate school to work on an MFA in textile design at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She received a University Fellowship to fund her studies, which were completed in May 2017. This summer she had the honor of being selected as a studio assistant at Penland School of Craft in North Carolina. Currently she maintains her art practice in Madison WI, and plans to start a papermaking and natural dye studio called Philyra, after the goddess of beauty, knowledge and paper.