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Photo Credit: Jay Grabiec EIU
Photo Credit: Jay Grabiec, EIU

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EDUCATION

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2019 MFA (pending), Studio Art, Painting

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2014 MA, Distinguished Graduate Student, Studio Art, Painting
2013 BFA summa cum laude, Art, Graphic Design

PROFESSIONAL / TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching

2017-2019, Instructor of Record, Drawing I, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2016-2017, Teaching Assistant, Painting I and Drawing I, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2016-2017, Guest Instructor, 3rd Thursdays at the Snite: Figure it Out, Figure Drawing, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2017, Guest Instructor, Painting and Drawing, High School Art Day, West Lake Hall, Notre Dame, IN
2017, Guest Instructor, Painting, Wine and Paint Night, Notre Dame, IN
2014-2016, Full-time Faculty, Instructor of Graphic Design (Introduction to Graphic Design; Graphic Abstractions; Digital Art I and II; Typography I, II, and IV; Graphic Design III), Associate Member of the Graduate Faculty (Served on 4 Committees), Social Media Coordinator, Recruitment Committee, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
2013-2016, Substitute Teacher for Professor Chris Kahler (Painting I-III, Advanced Painting, Drawing III), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
2014 Teaching Assistant for Professor Chris Kahler (Painting I-II), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
2013-2014 Graduate Teaching Assistant/Instructor (Introduction to Art), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

Freelance Designer

January 2017-March 2017 Designer of the logo for Dancing Hoofbeats, Jacksonville, IL
December 2012-March 2013 Designer of the logo for Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center, Urbana Park District, Urbana, IL

Graphic Design Internship

May 2012-August 2012 Graphic Design Intern, FreeMan Marketing, Saint Louis, MO

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS / HONORS

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2015 King-Mertz Distinguished Research/Creative Activity Award
2014 Distinguished Graduate Student Award
2013 Outstanding Senior Award, 2D Studio
2009-2013 Dean’s List College of Arts and Humanities
2012-2013 Ruth C. Boyd Cook Memorial Award
2010-2013 Talented Student Award in Art, Scholarship
2010 Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Juried Exhibition Awards

2018 People’s Choice Award: Best Piece, Solarium Show, The Graduate School, Main Building, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (Juried Exhibition, yearlong show)
2018 Special Recognition, Special Merit, All Women Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (Juried Exhibition)
2016 Certificate of Recognition, Wide Open 7, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Juror: Beth Saunders)
2014 First Place, 1st Annual Expanding Borders Exhibition, Brandenburg and Strickler Galleries, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL (Juror: Sergio Gomez)
2013 Best of Show & Chairman’s Award, Undergraduate All-Student Art Show, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2012 Best of Show, Illinois Art Education Association Autumn Art Show, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2012 Best of Show, Undergraduate All-Student Art Show, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2012 Best of Show & Honorable Mention, Salon Des Refuses Art Show, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2011 Honorable Mention, Illinois Art Education Association Autumn Art Show, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)

EXHIBITIONS

2018 Hannah K Freeman Solo Show, Solo Exhibition, St. Joseph County Public Library, South Bend, IN
2015 Vantage Points: 2 Perspectives on Nature, Two-Person Exhibition, Ober Anderson Gallery, Kirkwood, MO
2015 Retrospective & New Works, Solo Exhibition, The David Strawn Art Gallery, Jacksonville, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 People’s Choice Award: Best Piece, Solarium Show, The Graduate School, Main Building, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (Juried Exhibition, yearlong show)
2018 #thisisart, AAHD Gallery, O’Shaughnessy Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2018 Valdosta National 2018, Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA (Juror: Linda Hall)
2018 Artlink Regional Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN (Juror: Danielle Riede)
2018 Special Recognition, Special Merit, All Women Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (Juried Exhibition)
2017 Solarium Show, The Graduate School, Main Building, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (Juried Exhibition, yearlong show)
2017 Conroe Art League 2017 Invitational Show, The Conroe Art League, Conroe, TX (Juror: Cynthia Reid)
2016-2017 New Faces Exhibition, AAHD Gallery, O’Shaughnessy Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2016 Atypical Topographies, Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO (Juried Exhibition)
2016 Still Life – Past, Present, Future, uBe Art, Berkeley, CA (Juried Exhibition)
2016 Summer Solstice Art Exhibition, Summer Solstice Indie Music and Craft Beer Festival, Sense of Samadhi Yoga Studio, Yorkville, IL (Curator: Teala Irons)
2016 Certificate of Recognition, Wide Open 7, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Juror: Beth Saunders)
2016 Trending: Contemporary Art Now!, Online Exhibition, Women’s Caucus for Art, New York, NY (Juror: Elizabeth Garvey)
2015 Art Faculty Exhibition, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
2015 2015 Bank of the Arts, Craven Arts Council and Gallery, Inc., New Bern, NC (Juror: John Beerman)
2015 10x10x10xTieton, Tieton Arts and Humanities, Tieton, WA (Jurors: Sharon Arnold and Jerry Beck)
2015 Cape Fear Studios 2015 Annual National 2D Exhibit, Cape Fear Studios, Fayetteville, NC (Juror: Dee Beard Dean)

2015 2015 Michigan Fine Arts Competition – 33rd Annual, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI (Juror: Joseph Winterhalter)
2015 Sequim Arts 2015 Juried Show, Sequim Arts and the Museum and Arts Center, Sequim, WA (Juror: Robin Anderson)
2015 Shape and Shadow, Mount Dora Center for the Arts, Mount Dora, FL (Juror: Stacy Barter)
2014 Pip Squeak, Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2014 First Place, 1st Annual Expanding Borders Exhibition, Brandenburg and Strickler Galleries, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL (Juror: Sergio Gomez)
2014 Good and Evil, Art Saint Louis Gallery, Saint Louis, MO (Jurors: Tim Eberhardt and Nicole Dutton)
2014 Art Faculty Exhibition, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
2014 Graduate Art Exhibition, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
2013 Zenith: Selections from Eastern Illinois University’s Painting Program, Bicentennial Art Center & Museum, Paris, IL
2013 Water Street Studios 4th Year Anniversary Show, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL (Juror: Hennie Reynders)
2013 Six Artists Art Show, Indi Go Artist Co-Op, Champaign, IL
2013 It’s All Personal Art Show, Indi Go Artist Co-Op, Champaign, IL (Curator: Teala Irons)
2013 Best of Show & Chairman’s Award, Undergraduate All-Student Art Show, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2012 Best of Show, Illinois Art Education Association Autumn Art Show, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2012 Best of Show, Undergraduate All-Student Art Show, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2012 Best of Show & Honorable Mention, Salon Des Refuses Art Show, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2011 Honorable Mention, Illinois Art Education Association Autumn Art Show, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2011 Undergraduate All-Student Art Show, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)
2010 Undergraduate All-Student Art Show, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL (Juried Exhibition)

OTHER DISPLAYS OF WORK

2016-Current, Chris Kahler’s Office, Department Chair, Department of Art and Design, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
2018 Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing, Flanner Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2018 Art Office, Department of Art, Art History and Design, Riley Hall of Art, Notre Dame, IN
2018 Duncan Student Center, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2018 Department of Music, O’Neill Hall of Music, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2017-2018, Caleb Freeman’s Office, Director of Customer Experience, Peppercomm, New York, NY

COMMISSIONS

2016 painting, oil on glass, Florence, WI
2014 Vision album cover, painting (30 x 30 in.), oil on panel, Brent Brown Music, Naperville, IL

BIBLIOGRAPHY / PRINT MEDIA / WEBSITE PUBLICATIONS

The Juggler: Literature, Art and Design at Notre Dame 86 (Spring 2018): 30.
The Graduate School. Solarium 2018, 5. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 2018.
Claudius Speaks. Fever, no. 5 (blog). January 18, 2018. https://claudiusspeaks.com/2018/01/18/resurrection-ii-hannah-freeman/.
The Graduate School. Solarium 2017, 10. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 2017.
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center. INPA 6: Manifest International Painting Annual, 71. Cincinnati, OH: Manifest Press, 2016.
Christine Agro, ed. Nature Inspired: Spring 2016, 21, 23, 117. Pleasant Valley, NY: Falling Leaves Press, 2016.
Women’s Caucus for Art. Trending: Contemporary Art Now!, 77. Charleston, SC: Women’s Caucus for Art, 2015.
Craven Arts Council and Gallery, Inc. Art Inspires Poetry: An Anthology of Ekphrastic Poems and the Art that Inspired Them, 43. New Bern, NC: Craven Arts Council, 2015.
Tieton Arts and Humanities, Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery. 10x10x10xTieton, 55. Tieton, WA: Tieton Arts & Humanities and Marquand Editions, 2015.
Journal-Courier Staff. “It Looks Real – Until it Doesn’t: Meaning Tucked in Still Lifes.” Jacksonville Journal-Courier (January 8, 2015): 1B.
“Illinois Artist of the Month: Hannah K. Freeman.” I Like Illinois, January 21, 2015.

LECTURES / WORKSHOPS

2015 Workshop, “Explore Oil Painting,” The David Strawn Art Gallery, Jacksonville, IL, March 14.
2015 Artist Talk, The David Strawn Art Gallery, Jacksonville, IL, January 10.

TECHNICAL ABILITIES

Adobe Creative Cloud – Ps, Ai, Id, Ae, Pr, Dw
Microsoft Office Suite
Audacity

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2015-Present, Member, The Art Association of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, IL
2013-2017, Member, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


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