LA vs NY: Art by Lannie Hart

Lannie Hart– Sleepy Hollow, NYC

Lannie Hart was born in Jacksonville, Florida and raised in Lawrenceville Virginia.
She holds her BFA from The Virginia Commonwealth University. She owned and operated
Lannie Hart Design”, a packaging design studio in New York City for 14 years. She also taught Polymer Clay sculpture at Brookfield Center for Crafts (Brookfield, CT). For the past 11 years she has dedicated all her time to her art and is currently studying steel sculpture at the Silvermine Guild in New Canaan, CT.
Lannie has varied interests spanning crafts to fine art. She has managed to combine all these media into one voice.She has shown her work at The Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA, Freedman Gallery, PA, Pelham Center for the Arts, The Katonah Museum, Katonah NY, The Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond VA, Museum of American Crafts, NYC, Viridian Gallery, NYC, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT, Hampton Roads Gallery, Southampton, NY, among others.
Lannie Hart has been a member of the Soho20 Gallery, NYC since 2009 and a member of The Sculptors Guild since 2012. She has had numerous solos shows
She currently lives and works in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

“In my work I explore the image of women and how they are perceived by society as portrayed in myth and legend. The pieces I form are the interpretive study of woman as a symbolic image. They are allegorical narratives which originate from my rural beginnings in the South where I learned from the women in my family to use objects found in the home and in nature to create art. They evoke nature, religious images and cultural references which have a strong feminine point of view.”

lannie 1
Title: HER POWER IS NOT A MYTH Medium: SCULPTURE Size: 72″ X 51″ X 21″
lannie 2
Title: STEEL MAGNOLIA Medium: SCULPTURE Size: 60″ X 28″ X 20″
Lannie 3
Title: SIREN Medium: SCULPTURE Size: 47″ X 24″ X 19″

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