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Adelle Outerridge

Alicia Bailey

Amanda Watson-Will

Amelia Bird

Andrea Crane

Christopher Janke

Claire Jeanine Satin

Denise Bookwalter

Douglas Buebe

Emily Artinian

Holly Hanessian

Irene Chan

Jan Owen

Macy Chadwick

Mira Coviensky

Mirabelle Jones

Pamela Zwehl-Burke

RD Burton

Robbin Ami Silverberg

Terri Tibbatts

Thomas Parker Williams

Tonia Bonnell

Wim de Vos


Holly Hanessian

Tallahassee, Florida

Blood and Taste

test tubes, porcelain, plexiglass, fishing line, nail clippings, hair

9 x 11 x 5

edition of 4

© 2011


Housed in a wooden box (not shown) the text includes words in English and Chinese, which refer to connections between Hanessian and her daughter. The test tubes contain nail clippings and hair of Hanessian’s daughter.



All Book

porcelain, plexiglass, fishing line, rubber

8 x 8 x 4

© 2008



Sculptural book object comprised of multiple non-tradiational materials that offers a loose conceptual narrative.


Holly Hanessian creates objects, installations and sculptural book objects. Her projects and sculptural books have been exhibited internationally and extensively in the United States. She has given lectures and workshops at over 30 different colleges and universities as well as having been featured in several magazines and books. Hanessian is a Professor of Art at Florida State University.