Hannah Ireland (Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi) is a contemporary artist and painter from Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. Hannah holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Auckland. Ireland uses paint as a mode of storytelling; her practice playfully critiques the everyday self whereby she narrates a personal theatre reflective of different social arenas.   

In 2021, Ireland received the Supreme award at the Molly Morpeth Canaday Awards for their painting They Laughed, I Cried. Recent exhibitions include Tossing & Turning, Jhana Millers Gallery at the Aotearoa Art Fair (2024); Nā Te Ārai, Ko Māhū, Tautai Pacific Arts Trust (2024); Running With Scissors, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery (2023) and Strange Friends, The Dowse Art Muesum (2023). Ireland was awarded the Friends Of Waikato Museum Award at Aotearoa’s National Contemporary Art Award for her work Cheery Wine in 2023.