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Syra Hansen

 

About the Artist

 

Syra has loved art since she was a little girl but did not commence painting on porcelain until the early seventies. She has achieved professional success as a porcelain teacher and artist.

As a teacher, she was invited to teach and demonstrate in Australia in 1985. She has traveled throughout the U.S. since 1983 dictating seminars on Porcelain Painting and the various techniques used in Porcelain Art. She is a faculty member at the Spruill Center For The Arts where she has taught continuously since 1985.

As an artist, she has shown her work with critical success. Her work won Best of Show at the Georgia State Fair in 1993 and 1998. She has also earned many first and second place ribbons at the Georgia National Fair. The World Association of China Painters in Georgia have selected over fifteen of her pieces for display in their museum in Oklahoma City.

Moreover, her work has been displayed at the Spruill Art Gallery as part of a collective show of artists from the Southeast. It has also been displayed at the Spruill Center for the Arts, as part of a teacherís exhibit. Also, her paintings have been displayed at the American Intercontinental University Gallery as part of a collective show of Colombian artists. Additionally, her work has been featured in Southern Living, International Porcelain Artists Magazine, World Organization of China Painters Magazine and China Decorator Magazine. Her Limoges boxes can be viewed on Syra's Limoges page on the PPIO web site.

 

Gallery of Syra's Paintings
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John Marshall  

John Marshall
1st Place
Georgia National Fair - Portraits
1995

 
  Marcela
 

Marcela
Best of the Show
Georgia National Fair
1993
1st Place
Georgia National Fair - Portraits
Excellence Award
1st Place W.O.C.P.
1992-1993

Peaches and Grapes  

Peaches and Grapes
1st Place
Georgia National Fair
1993

 
  Fish
 

Fish
1st Place
Georgia National Fair
1994
Excellence Award
W.O.C.P.
1989-1990

 

Poppies  

Box with Poppies
Excellence Award
1st Place
W.O.C.P
1994-1995

 
  Summer Vegetables
 

Summer Vegetables
2ndPlace
Georgia National Fair
1989
Excellence Award
W.O.C.P.
1987-1988

 

Plate in Orange  

Plate in Orange
1st Place
Georgia National Fair
Excellence Award
W.O.C.P.
1995

 

 

  Tulips No. 1
 

Tulips No. 1
Best of the Show
Georgia National Fair
1998

Tulips No. 3  

Tulips No. 3
1st Place
Georgia National Fair
1995

 

 

 

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