Hannah Johansen is an emerging studio artist born in San Diego, California. She works in her in-apartment studio on oil and acrylic paintings, illustrations, and performative works. Hannah graduated from UCSD's Studio Art program and received her bachelors degree in 2014. She participates in San Diego county art shows and enjoys her membership with local feminist collective, FIG. Her subjects are usually distorted self portraits, taking on monstrous or alien forms. Sex, pain, and kitsch are focuses of her work. Her goals involve educating others on the experience of chronic illness through her artwork.