Lucy Hanna

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Lucy Hanna
Nationality American
Known for Photography
Website Official website

Lucy Hanna is an artist, photographer, and filmmaker based in Seattle, Washington and San Francisco, California.

She is perhaps best known for her photographs of Mia Zapata, a Seattle singer that fronted the punk band The Gits.

Hanna's photographs of Zapata were featured prominently in the 2008 documentary film The Gits[1] and were included in the 2003 reissue of the Gits album Enter: The Conquering Chicken[2] and in many periodicals including SPIN, CMJ, Seattle Weekly, Dazed & Confused, Rockrgirl, The Seattle Times,[3] and Rolling Stone. As well as being featured in episodes of the television shows 48 Hours and Dateline NBC.

Lucy Hanna moved from Wichita, Kansas to Seattle, Washington in 1989 and photographed the Seattle music scene during the 1990s.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Sculpture and has attended the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) studying under artist Tony Labat and filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt.

Hanna also appeared (along with Tad Doyle of the band TAD) in Paul Westerberg's "Dyslexic Heart" music video[4] from the motion picture Singles.


  • Shaken & Stirred (director, 2009)[5]


  1. ^ "The GITS Movie – Us(credits)". Retrieved 6 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "News, reviews, interviews and more for top artists and albums – MSN Music". Retrieved 6 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Mia Zapata, the Gits get their due in fan's documentary". The Seattle Times. 1 July 2008. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Paul Westerberg - "Dyslexic Heart"". Archived from the original on 26 March 2010. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  5. ^ "Portland Women's Film Festival 2010". Festival Genius. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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