Holly Hanessian’s artwork addresses and engage participants and communities with art projects focusing on environmental and food justice issues through a socially engaged art practice. Recent works include creating a Hurricane Emergency Art Kit that promotes changes in water policy while also including artworks that calm participants to community-based projects that focus on food justice. She has written reviews on exhibitions, essays on Ceramics and Technology and has been included in the book, “The Ceramics Reader” published by Bloomsbury in England. She is a member of the Socially Engaged Craft Collective, artaxis.org. and the International Academy of Ceramics.