Annie Hogan is an Australian photomedia artist whose research interests include interior built space, the body and its relationship to the land and the role of photography in representation. Hogan explores the domestic interior, the decommissioned prison cell and most recently the plantation as site and subject. Her color images explore the tensions between the objective world, human imagination and experience. She makes photos, animations and video.
Annie Hogan recently joined the faculty of the Mason Gross School of Arts, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the photography area. Hogan has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). She was awarded the James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship and started teaching in the Photography Department at SAIC in 2005. Since 2006 she was Assistant Professor and then Area Co-ordinator of Photography at East Carolina University, in Greenville, North Carolina; a school in the UNC system.
Prior to living in the United States, Hogan was educated in Australia, gaining her Bachelors of Photography and First Class Honors in Fine Art from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane. In 2002 she was awarded an Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Travelling Scholarship through the Samstag Foundation and the University of South Australia. This prestigious award is given to promising young Australian artists for scholarship outside of Australia. Hogan was awarded this in 2002 and completed her Masters of Fine Art at SAIC in Chicago in 2004.