Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art, Visual Art – mixed media

Anna Schuleit Haber

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art, Visual Art – mixed media
Region: New Orleans, LA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2015

Anna Schuleit Haber is a painter and installation artist whose work lies at the intersection of painting, drawing, installation art, architecture, and community. Her works have ranged from room installations made with paint, to large-scale projects using extensive sound systems, live sod, thousands of flowers, mirrors, antique telephones, and bodies of water.

Anna studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, and was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard. She was also named a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow for work that has “conceptual clarity, compassion, and beauty.”

She has been a visiting artist and guest lecturer at Brown University, Smith College, Rhode Island School of Design, The New School, Brandeis, Pratt, the University of Michigan, Syracuse, UMass Amherst, McGill, Bowdoin College, and MIT.

Current projects revolve around seriality and memory, and include a body of 104 paintings based on Thomas Bernhard’s short fiction, as well as large-scale drawing commissions for architecture.



Anna Schuleit Haber worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

Learn more