Holly Hanessian

Tallahassee, FL

Core Fellow 1984-85



"My experience at Penland gave me a lifelong understanding of how important craft and community are in my life as a maker and teacher. These two worlds often collide and are a force for good in my life."


Blood and Taste, 2011
9 x 11 x 5 inches
Porcelain, acrylic, rubber, hair, nails, mixed media
Photo © Christine Poindexter








Prophase, 2010
4 x 4 x 5 inches
Procelain, acrylic, mylar, fishing line
Photo © Christine Poindexter




Epigenomes, 2013
20 x 10 x 6 feet
Translucent slipcast porcelain, rubber, LED lights, and video
Photo © Christine Poindexter