Hallie Bahn is an animator, interdisciplinary artist, and MFA candidate at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota (expected: 2019).
Bahn received her BA in Studio Art from Kenyon College in Ohio where she was awarded Distinction for her culminating senior computation. Bahn’s awards include the 2019 Wintertide Biennial Audience Choice Award, 2018 MFA Merit Scholarship Award from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2017 and 2018 Trustees Scholarship from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, The 2014 Robert H. Hallstein Memorial Award for Excellence in Fine Arts from Kenyon College and the 2018 title of Best Animation from the Allegheny Regional Film Festival. Bahn’s work has been exhibited nationally, including Public Functionary in Minneapolis, Marinaro Gallery in New York, Soo Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis, The Materials for the Arts Gallery in New York, The Gund Gallery, and The Horn Gallery in Ohio. In addition, Bahn’s films have been chosen as Official Selections for the 2018 Chippewa Valley Film Festival, 2018 UKCineFest, 2014 Princeton Student Film & Video Festival and received an Honorable Mention at the 2018 UnLonely Film Festival.
From 2015 to 2017, Bahn served as executive assistant, financial administrator and in-house graphic designer at Materials for the Arts, a program of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.
Bahn currently lives and works in Minneapolis with her husband, Sam and their cat, Fox Mulder.