new website
Introducing my brand new web site: raniahassan.com

There you'll find selected art work from the past four years, as well as news, resume, and press details. It's quite interesting to see how my knit paintings have developed.

Please update your links!
And now, I'm of to knit some more...


James Renwick Alliance Award

Knit Together at Artomatic
See the blue ribbon? I won an award!

This past Friday was opening night at Artomatic. As it turns out, there was an award and golden ticket waiting for me in my space. I received a Craft Award of Distinction from the James Renwick Alliance [JRA] for my Knit Together installation.

Knit Together
Knit Together at Artomatic
From the Washington Glass School blog:
The judges were Mrs. Deena Kaplan, long time art supporter and world class craft collector, Mr. John Kotelly, Esq., former President of the JRA and avid craft collector, Dr. Paul and Mrs. Elmirina Parkman, both Past Presidents of the JRA, founding members of the JRA and long time craft collectors, Ms. Judy Weisman, JRA Acquisitions Chair and long time craft collector and consultant.

Thank you to the James Renwick Alliance, I'm so honored to have been recognised and selected for this award.

Knit Together at Artomatic
Visiting Artomatic? You'll find my work on the 9th [top] floor, section 3. The show is open through July 5. Please see web site for hours.

JRA awardees, by craft category, were:
Fiber: Rania Hassan [me!]
Clay: Laurel Lukaszewski
Metal: Michael Sirvet
Glass: Phil Vickery
Wood: James Long
Mixed Media: Eric Celarier