Van Hanos (b. 1979) is a New York-based painter. He received his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2001 and MFA from Columbia University in 2010. His debut solo show at West Street Gallery opened in 2011. Recent group exhibitions include “Conversazione,” a three-person show with Alex Hubbard and Ryan Kitson at Pianissimo in Milan, Italy, and “It’s All American,” the inaugural exhibition at New Jersey’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Van has been a guest critic at RISD and NYU and has taught painting at Columbia since 2011.