Hannah Aaron was born in Dallas, Texas and currently resides in North Texas. In 2020, Aaron received her MFA in Drawing and Painting from the University of North Texas. In 2017, she received her BFA in Drawing and Painting from the University of North Texas. She was awarded the Thomas Norby Memorial Scholarship and the Elliot Bond Memorial Scholarship for excellent performance in her program. Recently, Aaron’s work was exhibited in XL Catlin Art Prize, traveling from The San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, Linda Warren Projects in Chicago, and New York Academy of Art in New York. Her oil paintings have been displayed at 500x, Cora Stafford Gallery at UNT, Umbrella Gallery, The Doolin Gallery at SMU, The Union Gallery at UNT, Brickhaus and the Women’s Museum in Dallas. Aaron has taught Drawing and Painting classes at the University of North Texas, as an assistant instructor, and is currently the Art Coordinator at Lifestyle Christianity University. 

Curriculum Vitae

Hannah Aaron

Lives and works in Dallas, Texas



2020       MFA in Drawing and Painting, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

2017         BFA in Drawing and Painting, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Exhibition Record


2020        MFA Thesis Show, CVAD Gallery, Denton, TX.

2020        A Narrative, Rewritten, Solo Show, Umbrella Gallery, Dallas, TX.

2019         Draft Motors, Juried by Matthew Bourbon, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX.

2019         Unlearning, Juried by Elaine Palowicz, Group Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX.

2019         Interlude 2, Graduate Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX.

2019         Just Practice, Graduate Show, UNT 4th Floor Project Space, Denton, TX.

2018         XL Catlin Art Prize, Juried by Ian Alteveer, Jennie Goldstein, Laura Hoptman, and Kara Vander Weg, San Francisco Art Institute, San                             Francisco, CA. Linda Warren Projects, Chicago, IL. New York Academy of Art, New York, NY. 

2018         College Expo, Juried by Katherine Brodbeck, 500x, Dallas, TX

2018         Graduate Invitational, Lightwell Gallery, Denton, TX

2017         Vignette, Women’s Art Fair, Juried Show, Women’s Art Museum, Dallas, TX

2017         Mirror, Student Show, Brickhaus, Denton, TX

2017         Parallel Spaces, Union Gallery, Denton, TX

2017         Senior Invitational, Lightwell Gallery, Denton, TX

2016        Student Show, Umbrella Gallery, Dallas, TX

2016         Junior Invitational, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX

2016         Art for Human Rights, Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX

2008       AP Studio Art Exhibition, Juried Show, Booker T. Washington, Dallas, TX


2019         Haley Arnold, "UNT grad student packs a punch with art about femininity and womanhood", North Texas Daily, Denton, TX, September                     13th, 2019, Arts & Life

2019         "Check out Hannah Aaron’s Artwork", Voyage Houston, Houston, TX, November 19th, 2019, The Thought-Provokers: Celebrating Artists                      & Creatives

2019         "Check out Hannah Aaron’s Artwork", Voyage Dallas, Dallas, TX, January 9th, 2019, The Thought-Provokers: Celebrating Artists &                                Creatives



2019          Paul Voertmans Scholarship, Denton, TX

2018          Thomas Norby Memorial Scholarship, Denton, TX

2017          Elliot Bond Memorial Scholarship, Denton, TX

2009          Drawing and Painting Grant,  Abilene, TX

2008          National AP Scholar Award, Austin, TX

Teaching Experience

2019-20     Painting Instructor, Lifestyle Christianity University, Fort Worth, TX

2019          Teaching Fellow: Painting 1, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2017-19     Teaching Assistant: Drawing 1 and Drawing 2, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2015          Creative Intensive Instructor, Upper Room Dallas, Dallas, TX


Curatorial Experience


2017          Curator, Parallel Spaces, UNT Union Gallery, Denton, TX