Hannah Beatrice Quinn

 
 
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
— George Bernard Shaw

Hannah Beatrice Quinn is an artist, designer and maker based in San Francisco. Working primarily in wood and metal her work incorporates the idea of “Play”. Using color and form her work transforms everyday objects into functional art that is playful and interactive.

Her practice is ingrained in the process of creating objects that help people reconnect to the histories, processes and materials by which the objects are made and used. Her work is defined by her respect of the materials and attention to craft. She designs and makes handmade tools that can be staples in anyones home and be used everyday as well as one-of-kind tools that explore the boundaries of functionality and sculpture.

Hannah graduated from California College of the Arts in 2014. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Bay Area including the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She has completed residencies at the Recology Student Artist in Residence program, The Workshop Residence, and at Shaper Tools.