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Maren Hassinger papers, 1955-2018

Hassinger, Maren, 1947-

Collection Information

Size: 11.3 linear feet

Summary: Maren Hassinger (1947- ) is an African American artist in New York known for sculpture, performance, and public art in which she uses natural and industrial materials. She was also an educator and is the director emeritus of the Rinehart School of Graduate Sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD.

Biographical/Historical Note

Maren Hassinger (1947- ) is a sculptor and performance artist of New York, N.Y., Los Angeles, Calif. and Baltimore, Md. Hassinger was Director of the Rinehart School of Sculpture of the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland from 1997-2017.


The Maren Hassinger papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2018 by Maren Hassinger.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation.