Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Hannah Burr

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: West Roxbury, MA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2000

Hannah Burr is a contemporary artist who has exhibited her work at the Drawing Center in New York, Currier Museum of Art in New Hampshire, and at the Museum of Fine Arts. She is a former Massachusetts Cultural Council and Berkshire Taconic Foundations Award Winner, as well as a MacDowell Fellow. Her artwork makes visible the fleeting and overlooked, embodying spiritual practices in clumsy, tangible ways. She exhibits quiet drawings, interactive installation, and public art. She is the creator of the books Contemporary Prayers to * [whatever works] (2013) and Help me [ ], do the thing (2016), both of which blend abstract visual designs with prayers.



Hannah Burr 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…

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