Hana Mendel, 20, Conceptual and Visual Artist (Columbus OH)
Hana Mendel is a conceptual and visual artist based out of Columbus, OH, and is currently attending her 3rd year at Columbus College of Art and Design. Hana is a consummate learner, drawing inspiration from her lifelong inquiries regarding her Judaism, the infrastructure of dictatorship, and the bending of the gender binary. Her style intertwines influence of the Venetian Renaissance, vintage collage, and high fashion photography. Currently, Hana is focused on using her art as a method of precipitating important dialogue on issues affecting those who explore gender. She is looking forward to participating in the conversation, and using her creativity to spark action towards change.