Ellen Hanauer is a sculptor and installation artist who has focused much of her work on science based art, gender issues, interior spatial relationships of the natural world and the psychological effects of the human condition. In the past four years, she has worked primarily in fiber and digital arts.
Hanauer has exhibited nationally in museums, universities and galleries and has had several one person exhibitions including a recent solo at the Noyes Museum in New Jersey, a current solo in Montsalvat in Etham, Victoria, Australia and two additional upcoming solo shows slated for 2018 and 2019. Her work will be included in the 3rd BioMedical Conference, Sophia, Bulgaria this year. She has been awarded the First Theoretical Prize from Oxford University, UK, and has received many national commissions including those installed in Rockefeller Center and Riverside Park, NYC. Her work is in the permanent collections of The Noyes Museum of Art, NJ; Montclair Art Museum Education Collection, NJ; (the late) Ivan Karp, OK Harris Gallery, NY; The Princeton Review, NY; Organon, NJ; Lynda Zycherman, Chief Conservator of Sculpture, MoMA, NY; Kevah Konner Bus Company, NJ; Tarpon Springs FL, Atlanticare Foundation NJ, and National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.