Hannah Altman is a Jewish-American artist from New Jersey. She holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her photographs interpret relationships between gestures, the body, lineage, and interior space.

She has recently exhibited with the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Blue Sky Gallery, Filter Photo, and Athens Photo Festival. Her work has been featured in publications such as Vanity Fair, Artforum, Huffington Post, and British Journal of Photography. She received the 2021 Lensculture Critics' Choice Award and the 2022 first prize for the Portraits Hellerau Photography Award.

She has delivered lectures on her work and research across the country, including Yale University and the Society for Photographic Education National Conference. Her first monograph, Kavana (2020), published by Kris Graves Projects, is in the permanent collections of the MoMa Library and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas J Watson Library.

Contact: hannahaltman1@gmail.com

Using Format