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Featured Artist Series Ekphrastic Showcase

Stephanie E. Hanes
poem by Roseanna Alice Boswell

Pillars of Creation

Stoneware, In-glaze lustre 68” x 24” x 63”

Stephanie E. Hanes was born in Alberta, Canada in 1985. In 2009 they received a BFA from The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University in Halifax, Canada. Hanes is an MFA Graduate of Ceramics at the Rhode Island School Of Design in 2017 and received the prestigious Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship for a graduate student with exceptional promise.  Stephanie was one of the artists awarded the 2020 NCECA Emerging Artist Prize. In addition, they have exhibited Internationally with a solo show at C.R.E.T.A Rome Gallery in Italy and a group show at Secci Gallery in Florence, Italy and several at Lefebvre et Fils Gallery in Paris, France. Their ceramic sculptures have been exhibited throughout the USA and Canada in New York City, Providence, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles and Toronto. Hanes is an Assistant Professor in Ceramic Art at New York College Of Ceramics at Alfred University, where they teach ceramic sculpture.

Roseanna Alice Boswell currently haunts the Oklahoma prairies with her husband and their three cats. She is the author of Hiding in a Thimble from Haverthorn Press, and her chapbook, Imitating Light, was the winner of the Iron Horse Literary Review 2021 chapbook competition. Roseanna’s second full-length collection In the House | In the Woods is forthcoming with Cooper Dillon Books. She holds an MFA in poetry from Bowling Green State University and is a PhD candidate in English-Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University. Her work has appeared in: RHINO, The Missouri Review, THRUSH, and elsewhere.

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