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Hannah Dean

       Hannah Celeste Dean is a painter with recent exhibitions including the Open Space, National Juried Exhibition at the ICOSA Art Collective in Austin, TX, the 2019 Assistance League Houston Celebrates Texas Art (curated by Whitney NY assistant curator Jennie Goldstein), The Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition at Artspace111 (curated by Christina Rees, Editor at Glasstire), TX 17 Biennial, Rising Eyes of Texas 2014 and 2015, and publications including The Menteur Magazine Annual 2019 (Kent University in Paris), New American Paintings MFA Annual #111, and Art Tour International Summer Issue 2016. She has been a finalist in the Hunting Art Prize 2014 and 2015.

         Her illustrations have been published in the California Law Review and the Harvard Journal of the Legal Left. Her work is in private collections around the globe and is sold through Saatchi Art Online and Charles Adams Gallery in Lubbock. Prints of her work are available through Artfully Walls and Anthropologie. Hannah founded The Bowerbird and occasionally writes for Glasstire and Southwest Contemporary magazines. Other publications include contributions for the catalogues of the 2018 Austin Fusebox Festival and the 2019 Contemporary Art Museum Plainview exhibition, Rural Elements. She curates the annual $#%& Show in Lubbock at 5&J Gallery, now in it's 7th year.

          She taught studio art and painting for over 8 years at Lubbock Christian University and Texas Tech University. She serves as Cloudcroft Schools PTO Secretary, is a member of the Village Library Advisory Board, and is the Vice President of the non-profit, Friends of the Library. Hannah was born in Midland, TX, and grew up in Artesia, NM. She moved to Lubbock when she was 17 to go to college, and lived there for 15 years. Since 2018, she now lives in the 600+ person town of Cloudcroft, NM with her husband, daughter, and dog.

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