Hannah Newman is an interdisciplinary artist exploring the capabilities of social media and digital platforms as new vehicles for carrying language. Her latest projects include: developing a Google Chrome extension that alters a user’s experience of the Google Chrome interface, a rearrangement of Thoreau’s Walden via text messages, and explorations into the creative power of digital .gifs. Her work has been shown regionally and nationally and has recently received press from the Duplex Gallery blog series and Rose City Art Review. Newman was awarded a 2017 Professional Development Award from the Regional Arts and Culture Council and is currently an artist-in-residence at Rainmaker Artist Residency. She received a Master of Fine Arts from Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2016 and a B.S in ceramics and art history from Indian Wesleyan University in 2011.