Hannah Rickards lives and works in London. Educated at Central Saint Martins, her recent solo exhibitions include Fogo Island Gallery, Fogo Island, Canada (2014); Artspeak, Vancouver (2010); Whitechapel Gallery (2009); and The Showroom, London (2007). Her work has featured in group exhibitions including the recent Hayward Curatorial Open Touring exhibition, Listening (2014-15); SFU Galleries, Vancouver, 2015; Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton (2013); Artspace, Sheffield (2013); Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles,(2013); Murray Guy, New York (2011);, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2010); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2009), South London Gallery, London (2006); and Witte de With, Rotterdam (2006). Her work has been commissioned by Media Art, Bath (2005). Rickards was the 2009 recipient of the MaxMara Art Prize for Women in conjunction with the Whitechapel Gallery. In 2013-14 she was Artist in Residence in the Earth Sciences department of Cambridge University. Rickards is the recipient of a 2015 Philip Leverhulme Prize in Visual and Performing Arts.