Hannah Claus

Utilizing her Euro-Canadian and Mohawk ancestries as a point of departure, Hannah Claus creates ephemeral installations that are intended to subtly provoke a re-thinking of boundaries and borders of cultural, personal and historical associations. She completed her undergraduate work at the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1997 and obtained her Master’s of Fine Art from Concordia University in 2004. Select solo exhibitions include: interface, grunt gallery, Vancouver, 2000; délestages, Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, 2008; nephology, Confederation Centre for the Arts, Charlottetown, 2010. Select group exhibitions include: Au fil de mes jours / In My Lifetime, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 2005; Oh So Iroquois, Ottawa Art Gallery, 2007; Changing Hands 3: Art Without Reservations, Museum of Art and Design, New York, 2012. Her work belongs to various collections, including the Canada Council Art Bank, London Museum (Ontario) and NONAM Museum (Zurich, Switzerland). Claus is a member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (Tyendinaga) and lives and works in Montréal, Québec.