Hannah Raisin is a Melbourne based video, photographic and performance artist. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2012 and has exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout Melbourne, regional Victoria and Australia.
Raisin is an active recipient of both the 2013 Australia Council for the Arts ArtStart Grant and Australia Council for the Arts New Work Grant. She was also a finalist in the 2013 Keith and Elizabeth Murdoch traveling scholarship and the 2012 Bowness Photography Prize. In 2010 she was the recipient of a Jump Mentorship, Punctum Live Arts Incubator Seedpod and in 2009 was selected to be part of the Next Wave Kickstart program. She was a member of Arts Victoria’s Youth Arts Reference Group (2010-13) and was a founding member Rear View gallery (2008-10).
Originally from Tasmania, Will has completed a BFA in Sculpture and Spatial Practice at the Victorian College of the Arts and a BA with a major in Art History from the University of Melbourne.
During recent years in Melbourne he has had the opportunity to be part of the Victoria Harbour Young Artist Initiative, a public sculpture project in Melbourne’s Docklands and was also shortlisted for the Wallara Traveling Scholarship at Margaret Lawrence Gallery.
Since completing study at the VCA, Will has been selected for Hatched 2011 at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art and most recently was chosen to take part of the McClelland Sculpture Award and Survey in Frankston, Victoria. As a recipient of the Australia Council’s New Work Grant in 2013 he is currently undertaking a self-directed program of regional art projects, collaborations, residencies and exhibitions around Australia. These have include two solo exhibitions, one at Knight St Art Space in late 2013 and one at Craft Victoria this year.