Hanna Jubran, Artist/Sculptor East Carolina University Professor of Sculpture and Jodi Hollnagel-Jubran Artist/Sculptor East Carolina University MFA Graduate started their artistic endeavors in Jish, Israel and Mequon, Wisconsin. They moved to North Carolina in 1994 and for the past seventeen years they have created several monumental works, some as a team and some as individuals.Some examples of their work are: The Monument to a Century of Flight, Kitty Hawk, NC; The East Carolina University Pirate, Greenville, NC; Three Bronze Figures at the Kinston Community Council for the Arts, Kinston, NC; The Laupas Library Wall Relief Sculpture, Greenville, NC; The Davidson Wildcat, Davidson, NC; The American Eagle, Jesse Helms Archive Center, Wingate, NC; The Scotsman, Presbyterian College, Clinton SC; The Spartan, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC; The Western North Carolina Veterans Memorial in Pack Square, Asheville, NC; Fortius-the sports mascot for Arendell Parrott Academy, Kinston, NC; Outdoor sculpture for The Goess Student Center, Pitt Community College, Greenville, NC; Memorial Water Fountain, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC and The Hands of Hope- East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC and Kinston Artistic Stage Canopy, Kinston, NC.
Permanent sculptures in other countries include: Europas Parkas, Vilnius Lithuania; Pirrkala Sculpture park, Pirrkala, Finland; Pedvale Sculpture Park, Sabile Latvia; Venspils Latvia Sculpture Park, Venspils Latvia; Mallot, Israel Sculpture Park, Mallot, Israel; Jish Israel Sculpture Park, Jish, Israel; Cayo Largo Cuba Sculpture Park, Cayo Largo, Cuba; Chaco Argentina Sculpture Park, Chaco Argentina; Kemijarvi, Finland; Hojer, Denmark; Granby Canada; St. Blasien Germany; Tultepec Mexico and Mexico City.
Their work is both figurative and abstract and not defined by any particular media. Some of the materials they use are wood, stone, steel, stainless steel, bronze, aluminum, iron and mixed media. They can be found at their studio in Grimesland, NC working on the next project or moving work for exhibitions to different states, participating in international symposiums and conferences, teaching and traveling. Their websites are hannajubran.com and jodihollnageljubran.com.