Annie Han

Visual Arts, 2005

Korean born Annie Han has been working as Lead Pencil Studio since 1997 with Daniel Mihalyo, working in the area of installation architecture and fine art projects at the architectural scale.  With a professional degree in architecture and training in ceramics, photography, sculpture and drawing, Han and Mihalyo explore spatial conditions in the built environment and the properties within architecture that influence human behavior. Their artwork and installations have been exhibited at the Henry Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Boise Art Museum, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Temple Gallery, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Exploratorium Museum, the American Academy in Rome, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Center on Contemporary Art, Lawrimore Project, Aqua Miami and the Prague Quadrennial. Han and Mihalyo are recipients of the Founder’s Rome Prize for Architecture 2007/2008, Architecture League of NY Emerging Voice 2006 and Van Alen Institute New York Prize 2010. Awards and residencies include the Artist Trust Fellowship, MacDowell Colony, Headlands Center for the Arts and Center for Land Use Interpretation.

Awards and Accomplishments

2010: Han and Mihalyo receive the New York Prize Fellowship from the Van Alen Institute

2007: Mihalyo and Han receive Rome Prize for Architecture from the American Academy in Rome

2007: Mihalyo and Han receive Artist Pension Trust award

2006: Mihalyo and Han receive Artist Trust Fellowship

2006: Mihalyo and Han receive The Stranger Genius Award in Visual Art

2006: Mihalyo and Han receive residency at Headlands Center for the Arts