Textile, Print, and Adventures in Mapping at the Loveland Museum Gallery

A little over 30 years ago, I feel in love with Printmaking while working on my BFA degree at Colorado State University. There was just something about the combination of drawing with a needle on an etching plate – almost “plate sculpting” – and the graphic quality of the finished image, not to mention the […]

What do NY, CT, Chicago, and Minneapolis have in common?

I have artwork in 4 shows in these locations, all of which will be opening within the next month.

My studio art-making and shipping/receiving department have been on overdrive the past couple months prepping for these and other upcoming shows.

Here are the specifics of the 4 show locations:

NY – Quilts=Art=Quilts at the Schweinfurth […]

“Above the Chatter” show opening in Denver

“Above the Chatter” show opens tomorrow, Sept 4 at Metro Frameworks 44T Artspace in Denver. I am excited to be showing with 2 artist kindred spirits – Mary Bergherr and Barbara Gilhooly. Our work plays well together.

LineScape #29 (Tent Rocks) © Ayn Hanna

I will be showing a large selection of my personal […]

cARTography, beaches, and driftwood

Springtime in Seattle – We went for the opening event for the cARTography show and stayed a couple of days to explore the city.

The show included work by 40 artists from 15 countries – an interesting wide-variety of interpretations of “maps” in all kinds of mediums ranging […]

Falling in Love Again

See it, back there on the wall in the corner of the studio? That’s the next piece in my LineScape series. I started it last year and am now circling my way back toward reconnecting with it with plans of finishing it for a rapidly approaching exhibit that opens in May.

LineScape #31 in […]

And on the other side of the Studio….

More work in progress – a couple of new large textile paintings, a continuation of my LineScape Series.

LineScapes #30 and #31 in progress

With 3 art shows coming up within the next 3 months, and high potential for a 4th one later this fall, I’ve got good incentive to get a bunch of […]

Oh Me Oh My – ACC Baltimore Show opens 3 weeks from today!

“Big City” (6 stitched deconstructed dye drawings stretched and mounted around 20″x20″ canvas panels) ©2014 Ayn Hanna

T-3 weeks ’till showtime – Booth #719 at ACC Baltimore!

The booth is fully consuming the living room, the sewing machines are whirring along, more boxes keep arriving daily with stuff we’re going to need to make […]

We’re having a party and baby, it’s warm in here

This Saturday, December 7th from 12-7pm, all snowy roads lead to our Hanna-Gilhooly Holiday Open House….

Our home is our gallery and studio spaces combined. We’re bustling about getting our works arranged just so….

I’ll have several new textile paintings & Hanna-Dyed pillows and scarves….

Tent Rocks Blocks at The Dairy Center through December 1st

There’s still time to see my “LineScapes” show at The Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, CO. This show of 14 of my textile paintings will be on exhibit through this coming Sunday, December 1st. The piece below, LineScape #29 (Tent Rocks Blocks) is included in the show and is my most recently completed […]

Just Keep Swimming, Just Keep Stitching

My LineScapes Show at The Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, CO opened on October 25th.

On opening night, I gave an artist talk in the gallery space to about 50 people. Every time I get a chance to talk about my work, I get a little bit clearer […]