COLLAGE & MIXED MEDIA ARTIST
Hannah Burnworth creates whimsical and experimental works inspired by a fascination with paper and thread. After intuitively arranging compositions with found and handmade papers, she stitches her pieces into place with a sewing machine or by hand. From childhood, Burnworth created collages using old seed catalogues. In adulthood, her craft has grown to explore time, nature, the everyday, and human interaction through paper. Contemporary artists such as Danielle Drysa, Hagar Vardimon, and Eva Magill-Oliver inspire Burnworth’s paper and thread compositions.
Burnworth received her BA in K-12 Art Education through Anderson University (Anderson, IN) in 2005 and finished her masters degree in 2011 at Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, IN. During her undergraduate experience she studied painting at the Chautauqua Institute in Chautauqua, NY. She has been teaching art for eleven years in Indiana public schools. She has been actively involved in Scholastic Art and Writing Awards both regionally and nationally with her students, and in 2009 was invited to cross the stage at Carnegie Hall with a national student winner. Burnworth has been a part of group and solo shows at Harrison Center for the Arts, Herron School of Art Design, CCVA Gallery in NY, and at Manchester University. Hannah has received numerous gallery and art fair awards both locally and regionally in Indiana. She has been recently published in Sew Somerset Magazine’s Summer 2016 edition and is member of Artlink Gallery in Fort Wayne, IN. She currently lives with her husband and two young boys in North Manchester, IN.