Hannah Altman is a Jewish-American artist from New Jersey and based in Boston. She holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her photographs portray lineage, folklore, memory, and narrative.

Her work has been extensively exhibited nationally and internationally, and has been published by the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Artforum, and British Journal of Photography, among others. Her photobook Kavana (2020), published by Kris Graves Projects, is housed in notable permanent collections including the MoMa Library and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas J Watson Library.

She was a Critical Mass finalist in 2020, received the Lensculture Critics' Choice Award and was included in the Silver Eye Center for Photography Silver List in 2021, received the Portraits Hellerau Photography Award and became the inaugural Blanksteen Artist in Residence at the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale in 2022, and was selected as an Aperture Portfolio Prize Finalist in 2023.

Contact: hannahaltman1@gmail.com

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