b. 1989 Tupelo, MS
current location: San Antonio, TX
education: MFA, Louisiana Tech University, 2016
Hannah Cooper McCauley received a BFA from Jacksonville State University in 2012 and an MFA from Louisiana Tech University in 2016. She works in narrative photography, both digital and analog, and her work investigates the curious nature of transition encapsulated within the genre of magical realism. Cooper McCauley’s work has been exhibited in group and solo shows at various venues internationally, including the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the Vermont Center for Photography, Photo Beijing 2014, and the 2014 Pingyao, China International Photography Festival. Hannah has been published in Photo District News as well as Aint-Bad Magazine, and has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships from such institutions as the Society for Photographic Education and Louisiana Tech University. Most recently, she was named a finalist in Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top 50 competition, as well as a winner in the 2015 Lensculture Emerging Talent Awards. Cooper McCauley currently lives and teaches in San Antonio, Texas with her husband Zachary, and their dog Albert, the world’s longest photo assistant.