Marie Hannon is a Roscommon artist who lives and works in Galway; she graduated from G.M.I.T in 2010. She was shortlisted for the Siamsa Tire Emerging Artist Award 2013. The Fred Conlon Comtemporary Sculpture Award 2011. She has received the Tyrone Gutherie Residency Award 2012 and Individual artist Bursary from Roscommon County Council. She has exhibited in Tulca 2011, Claremorris Open 2008 and has sat on the board of the 126 gallery Galway.