Hannah Kirkpatrick, born in 1989, originally hails from New Jersey. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011. Focusing on the relation of time, analog technology, and phenomena, Hannah uses light and glass as her primary materials for investigation. She was awarded a fellowship at the Creative Glass Center of America in 2012 and People’s Choice Award for Gallery 1708’s “InLight Richmond 2014”. Ms. Kirkpatrick exhibits her work nationally and has created large-scale projects for the Norfolk Public Art Commission and Glass Wheel Studios.
Hannah developed her work ethics at institutions such as Socrates Sculpture Park, Penland School of Crafts, Pilchuck Glass School, Corning Museum of Glass, and the Norfolk NEON Arts District. She currently works in Norfolk, Virginia as an artist assistant for Charlotte Potter, fabricator, and instructor at the Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio and the Governor's School for the Arts.