Hannah W. Wong is an independent scholar specializing in twentieth-century European and American art. She received her PhD in art history from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017, and her work examines the role of play in art and visual culture.
In 2015, she authored an article for the American Art Journal and has contributed to the Washington Print Club Quarterly and to exhibition catalogues published by the MIT Press and the John F. Kennedy Center. Support for her research includes predoctoral fellowships from the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and the Blanton Museum of Art/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a travel grant from the National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. She has presented her work at the Smithsonian Institution, the Contemporary Austin, the College Art Association Annual Conference, and the National Gallery of Art.
In addition to her research, Hannah has 7 years of experience teaching in higher education and a diverse background in museum and gallery organizations. As a curator, her exhibitions include Every Day at the Union Gallery (University of Maryland) and Amuse-Bouche at the Creative Research Laboratory (University of Texas).