between shadow and soul, Lease Agreement, Huntsville TX


The United States Escape Party: Egresswasm, Chase Public, Cincinnati OH

RITUAL: 2nd Floor Rear DIY Festival, Chicago IL

TIPS 4 Tingles: a live ASMR experience, Comfort Station, Chicago

Expectations: A Feminist Video Screening and Benefit for Chicago Women's Health Center, Lillstreet Loft, Chicago

AlL wOrK aNd No PlAy, The Overlook, Chicago

LYP SINC show 7, defibrillator gallery, Chicago

Open 2.0, Slate Arts, Chicago

Strangers Lovers Gods, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

4 Exhibitions at the Hairpin, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

RITES, Open House Contemporary, Chicago


entzaubert Queer Film Festival: Open Archive, wagenplatz kanal, Berlin DE

Zine Fest Pt!, Centro Comercial de Cedofeita, Porto PT 

11th WNDX Festival of Moving Image, WNDX Inc., Winnipeg CA

MCA Prime Time, ⌘R, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 

In/habit: Sex Habits, Archer Ballroom, Chicago

Comfort Film: Her Environment #2 Homonyms, Comfort Station, Chicago

Video! Video! Video Festival, Comfort Station, Chicago

Comfort Film: Millennial Movie Night, Comfort Station, Chicago


25 Jahre Künstlerhaus am Acker, Institut Für Alles Mögliche, Berlin DE

ESPACIO ENTER CANARIAS: International Festival of Creativity, Innovation & Digital Culture, TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz, Tenerife ES

Art of the Networked Practice: An International Online Symposium, School of Art, Design & Media Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Feminism (n.): Plural, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

Neon Dreams: Threewalls Benefit Auction, Threewalls, Chicago

Wonka Ball Shorts Program, About Face Theatre, Chicago

Dominion of Chuckles Comedy Series, Sharky's Den, Chicago


entzaubert Queer Film Festival: Hope in the Glitch, schwarzerkanal, Berlin DE

Transmediale Vorspiel: USB-SHUFFLE-SHOW (TWO), Institut Für Alles Mögliche, Berlin DE

52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival (installation), Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor MI

Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival: Espand The Pairing, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

Espand The Pairing: Soheila Azadi and Hanna M. Owens, Seed Space, Nashville TN

Fallow Time Movement Research Festival: Prepared Field, ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn NY

Exhibit #1, FLATspace + Chicago Urban Arts Society, Chicago 

Southside Manifesto, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago

LYP SINC show 4, defibrillator gallery, Chicago

11:11 A Screening, Kitchen Space, Chicago

Walk all over me, Pinky Swear, Chicago

POET VIDEO, 2319 W 19th St, Chicago

College Art Association Annual Conference: Room With A View, Hilton Hotel, Chicago

Extinct Entities Performance Art Festival: REVERSE SHOT, Links Hall, Chicago

Mergers & Acquisitions, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago

Video! Video!Templehead Gallery, Chicago 

Yell Me About Myself: MFA Thesis Exhibition 02, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago

FIRE LIGHT: Works for the Screen from Graduating UIC MFAs, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago

Leftovers, Great Space, University of Illinois at Chicago


organized by elspeth walker, sophiajacob + Floristree, Baltimore MD

Garbage World 7, Little Berlin, Philadelphia PA glitch share fest, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Identity Void: Ladiez Live Art and Video Fest, Chicago

Garbage World 6, Big Forever, Chicago

The prettiest girls are the happiest girls, Dustbowl, Chicago


Drawing School, Q Gallery, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore


Launch Pad, Skylofts Gallery, Baltimore

Emerging Visions, YorkArts, York PA

April Show, Gallery 788, Baltimore


Monumental Micros, Center For The Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson MD

4th of July Show, Antreasian Gallery, Baltimore

Under Our Umbrella, Adornment Gallery, Baltimore

Impulse Purchase: Sarah Nelson and Hanna M. Owens, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University


Paintings from Dakar and other cities, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University

Natasha Jones and Hanna M. Owens, Liam's Pint-sized Pub, Baltimore 

Descent with Modification: Natasha Jones and Hanna M. Owens, Storage Space Gallery, Towson University 

October 31, Load of Fun, Baltimore



TIPS 4 Tingles, a live ASMR experience, Comfort Station, Chicago


A tragic duality, far as the curse is found, RAIZVANGUARDA Associação Cultural, Góis 


Chicagq: A selection of recent radical voices from Chicago, MIX NYC 28th Queer Experimental Film Festival, MIX Factory, New York

Sweety's & Chicagq present Specialties of the House, Urbano Project, Jamaica Plain

You/we do plural: an evening of performance, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

Specialties of the House: an exchange of recent radical voices from Bqstqn and Chicagq, Comfort Station, Chicago


Chicagq à Mqntréal, Festival Perverscité, RATS 9, Montreal

La Centrale welcomes Videq Chicagq, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal



Jillian Hansen-Lewis’ Just Desserts closing reception, Hume Gallery, Chicago

Blanket Statements opening reception, The Overlook, Chicago



"Mr, Ms, Mx From He to Ze: Explore Your Identity With Hanna M. Owens, Bea Cordelia and Noir Lin", ChiTeen Lit Fest (forthcoming), Columbia College, Chicago 


Contemporary Practices: Personal Narratives and Verbal History visiting artist talk, School of the Art Institute, Chicago


Zine workshop, Escola-Estúdio Bordeiro, Bordeiro, Portugal


Teen Workshop Feminist Crafting with Tracers Book Club, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

MCA Studios Feminist Parking Lot, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Gallery Talk with Feminism (n.): Plural Artists, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago


"Personal Mythologies", Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival, Society For The Arts, Chicago



"Which exhaustion do you prefer?", Lauren Sudbrink: Escape Orchestra, Notes, etc., Roman Susan, Chicago

“Not the preferred exhaustion”, Dialogist Quarterly (forthcoming)

Interview for Echo Magazine (forthcoming), Columbia College, Chicago 


"The part where I feel all the cold", The New Feminists, PoetsArtists Magazine, Bloomington


"Manual", hot & bothered, SELFISH Magazine, New York

"Islands" with Kelly Thomas, Angulos: I S L A N D (s), RAIZVANGUARDA Associação Cultural, Góis, Portugal


"Manual", SWEAT, Hand Job Zine, New York


"The most putrid thing is bleeding from you", Ziplock the Air, JERKPOET Poetry Digest, New York

"Love letters to a wealth of memory/A love letter to Sibel Kekilli's pre-op nose", RICH, Be About It Zine, San Francisco

"Hanna M. Owens & Jonathan Loïc Rogers", Accidentally on Purpose Volume 3, Accidental Zine, Leeds

"A Love Letter to George W. Bush's Daughter", The Present Tense, Boston


"Ngor" (cover), Open Doors, Institute for International Education, New York


2016 Escola-Estúdio RAIZVANGUARDA Artist Residency Programme, Góis, Portugal


2016 170-Hour TEFL Certificate, International TEFL Academy, Chicago

2014 MFA Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago

2011 BA Fine Arts + Foreign Language, summa cum laude, Towson University

2009 Wells College Study Program, West African Research Center, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal


2012-2014 Board of Trustees Tuition Waiver, Masters of Fine Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago

2010-2011 National S.M.A.R.T. Grant in Foreign Language, U.S. Department of Education

2011 Honorable Mention in Painting, Emerging Visions, YorkArts Gallery, York, Pennsylvania

2010 William Denner Painting Award, Towson University Department of Art + Design

2009 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholar, Dakar Senegal, U.S. Department of State

2009 International Study Abroad Scholarship, Towson University

2008 Special Projects Grant, Towson University Department of Art + Design


2016-2017 Curatorial Committee Member, exgirlfriend Gallery, Berlin 

2017 Volunteer, LATINXARTS Festival, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago

2016 Residential Instructor, Youth & Residential Services, Heartland Alliance, Chicago

2015-2016 Volunteer ESL Tutor, Aquinas Literacy Center, Chicago

2014 Artisan Series Official Judge, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Chicago

2013 Studio Art Teacher, Putney Student Travel, Pre-College at Amherst College

2013 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Moving Image, University of Illinois at Chicago

2012 Painting + Drawing Teacher, Putney Student Travel, Pre-College at Amherst College

2011-2012 English Teaching Assistantship, French Ministry of Education, Collège Jean-Jaurès + Collège Jean-Macé, Calais, France

2011-2012 Private English Tutor, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Calais, France

2009 Volunteer ESL Instructor, SICAP Baobabs, Dakar, Senegal