Isla Hansen

Assistant Professor of Art
Photograph in black and white of Isla Hansen




Isla Hansen is an artist working to reinterpret and complicate the relationship between the human body and technological progress. Her solo and collaborative installations, systems, and performances have been exhibited at the Akron Art Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art, MoCA Cleveland, the Hammer Museum, the Parrish Art Museum, Guild Hall Center for Visual and Performing Arts, and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Isla has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency, the Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship, the American Austrian Foundation Seebacher Prize for Fine Arts, and has been the recipient of Frank-Ratchye Fund for Art at the Frontier grants from The Studio for Creative Inquiry. Isla was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received her BA from Columbia University and her MFA from the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University.

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