Phil Hansen

Phil Hansen

Keynote Speaker: Internationally Recognized Multimedia Artist, Author & Innovator

Phil Hansen Biography

Referred to by his fans as “the Artist for the People,” Phil Hansen is an internationally recognized multimedia artist, speaker, author and innovator — at the forefront of bringing art to a wider audience. Crashing irreverently through conventional boundaries, Hansen works at the intersection of traditional art, electronic media, offbeat materials, and interactive experiences. He is most widely known for his meta-art, videos that document the creation process (sometimes even through destruction), showing millions that art is action, not just result. Hansen’s work also extends deeply into traditional media with features on the Discovery Channel, “Good Morning America,” the “Rachael Ray Show,” “Last Call with Carson Daly,” Glamour and many more. His work is sought-after by many influential clients including the Grammy Awards, Disney, Skype, Mazda and the Rockefeller Foundation. For the tens of millions who have seen Hansen’s art on TV and online, it’s hard to imagine that his artistic journey nearly came to an end when a tremor developed in his drawing hand. In exploring new ways to create art, Hansen discovered that by embracing his shake, limitations could become the passageway to creativity.

His inspirational story was first shared on the TED stage to a standing ovation, and then shared around the world including on PBS, BBC and CCTV. Now, Hansen’s ability to draw parallels to the business setting has won him followers among industry and business leaders, leading to invitations to speak at the TED2013 conference, Adobe MAX Creativity Conference, World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, and the Million Dollar Round Table.

At the request of some of his speaking clients, Hansen has designed a unique art experience beyond the talk. Companies who are seeking an unforgettable interactive experience for their audience are absolutely stunned by its originality, value and effect.

Besides speaking and doing art, Hansen is an advocate for advancing art education. He’s the author of “Tattoo a Banana,” a guide to exploring creativity through art with everyday materials. And he’s the founder of Goodbye-Art Academy, providing high quality and free art education videos to teachers and students everywhere.

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Phil Hansen Videos

Phil Hansen Sizzle Reel 2021
Phil Hansen Artist, Author, Keynote Speaker
Embrace the Shake with Phil Hansen

How to book Phil Hansen?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Phil Hansen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Phil Hansen, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Phil Hansen or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Phil Hansen?

Booking fees for Phil Hansen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Phil Hansen, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Phil Hansen?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Phil Hansen for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Phil Hansen for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Phil Hansen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Phil Hansen or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Phil Hansen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Music, TED and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Phil Hansen for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Phil Hansen generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mark Schulman, Shawn Achor and Eric Boles. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Phil Hansen for an upcoming event.

Phil Hansen Videos

Phil Hansen Sizzle Reel 2021
Phil Hansen Artist, Author, Keynote Speaker
Embrace the Shake with Phil Hansen

Phil Hansen Reviews

  • The Art of Education - Aug 02 2021

  • Thank you for your session. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, your story telling, vulnerability, integration of remote learning and personal devices, the interactive filming, all very well orchestrated and it showed / resonated with everyone.
    Capital One - Dec 21 2020

Phil Hansen Speaking Topics

  • Virtual Embrace the Shake: Limitations can drive Creativity

    Not your average virtual presentation. Phil brings you into his studio through a mixture of visuals and multi cameras (like a TV production), to make you feel like you're in the room.

    Audiences will feel inspired, engaged with Phil's personal journey of overcoming adversity. They will learn a new create tool to help them see their own limitations in a new way. His program will help them focus on what they can do to help each other and themselves rather than look for external resources.

    Whether your virtual conference is on Zoom, a live private Facebook group, or professionally hosted, Phil will genuinely connect a highly relevant message to your attendees.

  • Embracing Limitations to Drive Creativity

    We all face limitations daily. What if there is a way to listen to our limitations and make them work for us, not against us. Hansen shares a fascinating personal story about turning his limitation into an act of creativity, which completely changed his artistic horizons. Accompanied with jaw dropping visuals, Hansen delivers a moving message of how we can change our lives by not only overcoming, but embracing our limitations.

  • Tattoo a Banana: And Other Ways to Turn and Everything Into Art

    Get ready to get creative Commercial artist and YouTube sensation Phil Hansen is a big fan of making art out of everyday objects. His popular works are made from matchsticks, tire tracks, peanut butter, dollar bills, and paint on his own torso. Now he shares his wildly creative approach, and shows us all how to make art anywhere, anytime. Part handbook and part manifesto, this engaging, inspiring, and downright entertaining book takes us inside the mind of a groundbreaking artistand encourages us to create, reimagine, and make something out of (almost) nothing.

Phil Hansen News

How to book Phil Hansen?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Phil Hansen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Phil Hansen, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Phil Hansen or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Phil Hansen?

Booking fees for Phil Hansen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Phil Hansen, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Phil Hansen?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Phil Hansen for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Phil Hansen for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Phil Hansen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Phil Hansen or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Phil Hansen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Music, TED and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Phil Hansen for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Phil Hansen generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mark Schulman, Shawn Achor and Eric Boles. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Phil Hansen for an upcoming event.

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