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Hannah Battershell’s work is known for being small in scale, from miniature paintings to collages. Often incorporating found objects, old tins house intricate dioramas, the holes of a button become ghostly eyes staring out of a tiny portrait.

Drawing inspiration from literature, her dreams, medieval paintings, Victorian children's book illustrations and many other sources, Hannah's playfully dark tone, blends surreality and melancholy, tempered by gothic humour. A half-remembered quotation, a sentence in a book or an overheard anecdote, might also spark ideas ultimately resulting in an artwork. Looking at these pieces gives the viewer the feeling of peering into a fantasy world.

Hannah’s past exhibitions include the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions 2011, 2013 and 2014, and solo shows with The Curwen Gallery in Bloomsbury, London. Most recently her work has…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 25
  • Joined May 11, 2011

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Paper, vintage tins, pins, buttons, clocks, acrylic, ink

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About

Hannah Battershell’s work is known for being small in scale, from miniature paintings to collages. Often incorporating found objects, old tins house intricate dioramas, the holes of a button become ghostly eyes staring out of a tiny portrait.

Drawing inspiration from literature, her dreams, medieval paintings, Victorian children's book illustrations and many other sources, Hannah's playfully dark tone, blends surreality and melancholy, tempered by gothic humour. A half-remembered quotation, a sentence in a book or an overheard anecdote, might also spark ideas ultimately resulting in an artwork. Looking at these pieces gives the viewer the feeling of peering into a fantasy world.

Hannah’s past exhibitions include the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions 2011, 2013 and 2014, and solo shows with The Curwen Gallery in Bloomsbury, London. Most recently her work has been shown at the Bristol Other Art Fair, and the National Open Art Competition at the RCA.

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