Three Works

by Hanna Wright Issue: 2022 Special Issue on Identity

Artist Statement

Artwork Materials Used: INK on PAPER
Date: 2022



Hanna Wright

Hanna Marie Dean Wright is a self-taught folk artist residing in Keavy, Kentucky. She uses her experiences from growing up in rural South-Eastern Kentucky, teaching special education classes, and living with obsessive compulsive disorder to inspire her unique works of art. Hanna uses bold lines and bright colors to create abstract figures with relatable and at times deeply emotional expressions. She was born in Barbourville, Kenucky on April 15th, 1993. She graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in 2015 with degrees in Special Education Behavioral Disabilities and Elementary Education.