Education

2016    MFA, Sculpture & Critical Studies, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2011    BFA (summa cum laude), Studio Arts & Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin Madison

2006    East Asian Cultural and Language Studies, The Evergreen State College

Select Solo and Tandem Exhibitions

2015

I’ll Cry if I Want To: Ana Hansa-Ogren and Dain Mergenthaler, Hatch Gallery, Detroit

2013

How To Find a New Land, No Bones Projects, Milwaukee

2011

Burial Practice, Sculpture Courtyard, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2010

This Is What You Really Need (collaboration with Eva Odessa Maxwell), Museum of Post Contemporary Art, Madison

Select Group Exhibitions

2017

The Emperor Has No Clothes, The Waiting Room, Minneapolis

Nasty Women; Binders of Them, Cave Gallery, Detroit

2016

The Emperor Has No Clothes, Ski Club, Milwaukee

The Real Real Spectacle, Cave Gallery, Detroit

2015

Raw: a live art night, Forum Gallery, Detroit

Flux (in conjunction w/Sculpture X Symposium), Forum Gallery, Detroit

The End Is Near, Forum Gallery, Detroit

2014

/ \, Forum Gallery, Detroit

2013

PPP, No Bones Projects, Milwaukee

2012

Levitas/Gravitas, MARN Gallery, Milwaukee

Space Vulture Worship Project, Happy Dog Gallery, Chicago

2011

The Worst Show, Gelsey Verna Memorial Gallery, University of Wisconsin Madison

t/f, 7th Gallery, University of Wisconsin Madison

Curatorial Projects

2014

Performative Materials, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills

2013

Treasures: new work by Julie Novakofski, Island Projects, Milwaukee

2012

FREE MONEY (w/co-curator Michelle Grabner), MARN Gallery, Milwaukee

Try a Little Tenderness (w/co-curator Pamela Fraser), MARN Gallery, Milwaukee

Kid Lump (w/co-curator BIlly Dimmit), No Bones Projects, Milwaukee

Grants and Awards

2016       Artist in Residence, the Studios at MASS MoCA

2016       Cranbrook Alumni Travel Grant, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2016       Finalist, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Emerging Artist Award

2015-16    Cranbrook Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2011        Lois G. Roberts Scholarship, U.W. Madison

2009        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Fellowship

2009        Hooper Foundation Scholarship, U.W. Madison

2009        Catherine V. and Virginia E. Tenuta Scholarship, U.W. Madison

Bibliography

Scott Cowan and Paul Druecke, The Emperor's Exquisite Corpse*, Temporary Art Review, December 2016

McAdams, Shane, Ski Club Show Probes Vexing Issues., Art City, October 2016

Hansa-Ogren, Ana, Adam Linder at 356 Mission. Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (CARLA), 29 July 2015

Schumacher, Mary Louise, Art City Asks: Curator and Artist Ana Hansa-Ogren, Art City, July 2013