Maggie Hazen is a New York based visual artist from Los Angeles and has cultivated a diverse artistic practice which includes sculpture, video, collage and performance. Hazen’s work explores themes of resistance and healing in a cinematically real world of violence through complex images, videos, and sculptures that merge mythology, technology, and advocacy. She has exhibited, screened and performed works at The Bronx Museum (New York), Pulse Miami Beach as part of Pulse Play (Miami), The Museum of Tolerance (Los Angeles), Microscope Gallery (Brooklyn), Vox Populi (Philadelphia), Light Year on the Manhattan Bridge (Brooklyn), The Granoff Center (Brown University), Performance Works Northwest (Portland), CICA Museum (South Korea), and The Boston Young Contemporaries (Boston); among others. She has had residencies and fellowships at Pioneer Works (New York); The Bronx Museum (New York), The Shanghai Institute of Visual Art (China), The Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, European Graduate School (Switzerland), I:O at the Helikon Art Center (Turkey), Vermont Studio Center (Vermont) and The Pasadena Side Street Projects (California). She holds a BFA in sculpture from Biola University and an MFA in sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design and is currently a professor at Bard College in Studio Arts.
She is also the founder of The Columbia Collective where she co-authors projects with young incarcerated artists at the formerly titled Columbia Secure Center for Girls in New Yorks Hudson Valley.
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OBO Microscope Gallery
Made In Mind Magazine
White Hot Magazine
Bard Responds to a Global Pandemic
Of Departed Delinations