Clockwise from left: Double Glaze, 100 x 80cm, oil on canvas; Fifth Channel, 145 x 130cm, oil on canvas; Good Swig, 63 x 37.5cm, oil on teatowel; Stop Clock, 40 x 30cm, oil on canvas; Solstice, 105 x 90cm, oil on canvas; Daily Bread, dimensions variable, oil on MDF and wooden table, ash tray, beer mats, banana butter knives, oil on wood, tin, solder, enamel, oil on wooden chair, biscuits, canvas, oil on wooden chair, cardboard tibe, plaster bandage.
Hannah Bays (b. 1982) is an artist from London, UK. She obtained her Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Art from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2015. Bays’ ongoing painting series draws on compulsive human behaviour, examining notions of privacy, solitude and introspection. Recent exhibitions include If you can’t stand the heat, Roaming Projects, London (2018); Kings Mall Residency Showcase, King’s Mall Hammersmith, London (2017); Painting made me do it, Dot Project, London (2016); Desire Peaks, Cob Gallery, London (2016); Integrity Painting Prize, The Glue Factory, Glasgow (2015); A little death, 6 Burlington Arcade, London (2009).