Hannah Brown (b.1977 in Salisbury, England) completed her BA Sculpture at Central St Martins in 1999 and her MA at the Royal College of Art in 2006. Recent exhibitions include: ‘Arcadia for All? Rethinking Landscape Painting Now’, 2023 (The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds and Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester; ‘Entwined: Plants in Contemporary Painting, 20-21’, 2023 (Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe); ‘If you forget my name, You will go astray’, 2022 (Anat Ebgi Gallery, Los Angeles), 'I Stood Still', 2022 (Frestonian Gallery, London); ‘This Muddy Eden’ 2020 (two person show with Christopher Orr, Broadway Gallery, Letchworth) and ‘Before Long’ 2019 (Union Gallery, London), ‘The London Open’ 2018 (Whitechapel Gallery, London), ‘The Annotated Reader’, curated by Ryan Gander and Jonathan P. Watts (Cork Street Galleries, London). In 2021 she was featured in the John Moores Painting Prize. Her work is held in private collections in Japan, Korea, Switzerland, U.A.E, UK & USA among others, and has been acquired for the permanent collections of the State Art Collection of Ireland, Dublin; the V&A Museum, London and the Xiao Museum, Rizhao, China. Brown lives and works in London.
Hannah Brown's work centres on the psychology of the English landscape. She is interested in the status of landscape painting, the use and value of bucolic imagery, and how we interact with the natural environment and bring it into the domestic sphere.