Hannah has been lampworking since 1992 and beadweaving since 1986. She holds a MFA from The Ohio State University in theatrical design. She began teaching both lampworking and beadweaving in 2000 and has taught at bead stores and bead societies across the US.
Hannah was a semifinalist in the lampwork category for BeadDreams 2009, and won a second place award for her bead embroidered collarpiece in the Treasures of Toho 2009 Contest. The Treasures of Toho necklace can be seen in the February 2010 issue of Bead&Button
magazine. In 2011, her Neptune's Tail Necklace won third place in the Bead and Jewelry category at the Vegas Craft Expo. In 2012, she took First Place in the Advanced Sculptural Division in the Treasures of Toho Contest for her Gaea's Glass Slipper. You can see the shoe in the December 2012 issue of Bead&Button