Thursday, May 6, 2010

Chicago Art: Sarah N. Hahne

We posted some of Sarah Hahne's work previously. Here is some brief introduction of the Chicago artist and more of her work. Follow us on more about Chicago art.


Selected Exhibitions

- Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, upcoming group show June 2010
- SmallE/r Works, Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, IL October 2009
- E/mErsion Show, Sage Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL March 2008
- 1 Nite Stand Show, Starline Gallery, Harvard, IL October 2007
- Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Abstract & Geometric Show, September 2007
- Old Courthouse Art Center, Ornamental Earth Show, June 2007 invitational
- Women’s Works 2007, juried by Judy Chicago
- A History of Number, one-person exhibit , Woodstock Opera House, August 2004
- Women Made Gallery, Chicago, Il, Her Mark 2004, juried annual date book
- Triangle Art Gallery, Chicago, juried one-person exhibit, A History of Color, May 2003
- Gallery on Lake, The Chicago Solution Show, juried by Ed Paschke, January 2003
- Women’s Works 2003, recipient Gala Night People’s Choice Award
- Women’s Works 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008
- Spring Street Gallery, Galena, IL, group exhibit August 2002 and 2003.
- A History of Color, one-person exhibit, Woodstock Opera House, August 2002
- After 9/11, Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, IL January 2002.
- Contemporary Art Workshop, Selected work, Chicago, 1988
- Rizzoli Gallery, Water Tower Place, Chicago, one-person - exhibit, Lamina, October 1987
- Evanston Art Center, faculty exhibit, summer 1987
- School of the Art Institute of Chicago Gallery, 2x2 Show, 1985
- Wright Art Center, Beloit, Wisconsin, one-person exhibit, May 1980


- School of the Art Institute of Chicago, studio course work, Professional teacher’s certification, 1982-1987
- Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin/ B.A. Printmaking, 1976-1980
- Leo Marchutz School of Painting and Drawing, Aix-en- Provence, France, summer 1978
- University of Illinois Chicago, Master’s courses in Art History and Education, 1980 - 1982

Artist’s Statement:

As a painter with a background in printmaking I am drawn to using repetitive elements and shapes in my work. I am also drawn to achieving depth through the use of flat pattern and texture. The underlying theme of my work, whether figurative, abstract, or still life is to explore the relationship people have with their environment, both natural and manmade. We have a profound impact on each other and the natural world whether we realize it or not. The impact we have is often positive, but unfortunately, even more often it is negative. Our position is unique. We are solely responsible for the problems we have created and we are solely responsible for the solution.

Sarah Hahne is an independant contributor of our Chicago art and Chicago gallery blog.

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