Ann Hirsch is a Boston-based artist who has completed both permanent and temporary commissions across the U.S. Her public art practice includes traditional object making and digital visualization and prototyping and often employs the human form to engage the public with narrative.
Ann is actively engaged in temporary installation work in public spaces while also being involved in social practice initiatives in art with local communities. Ann is a 2016-2017 Artist-in-Residence with the City of Boston and she teaches undergraduate sculpture at Rhode Island School of Design.
As partner in A+J Art+Design with Jeremy Angier, Ann debuted the floating installation SOS (Safety Orange Swimmers) in Boston in October 2016. SOS (Safety Orange Swimmers) was honored by Americans for the Arts 2017 as an outstanding public art project. SOS is one of 49 projects chosen by jury from 325 entries nationwide through the Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review program. PAN is the only national program that specifically recognizes the most compelling public art. For more information on A+J, please go here.