Coraly Hanson Biography

Coraly Hanson is a plein air artist who loves to capture the beauty of God’s creation in order to bring hope, peace and encouragement to others.  Coraly's studio/home is in Santa Cruz, CA.
Recent Shows and Awards (2013-2019):
2019: Pacific Grove Art Center: Honorable Mention
2018: Carmel Art Festival: Honorable Mention and People’s Choice (Poster image for 2019 Carmel Art Festival)
2018: MBPAPA Natividad show: Honorable Mention
2017: Carmel Art Festival: Honorable Mention
2017: Steinbeck Museum Show: First Place
2016: One of 15 artists chosen for the Bar Harbor Invitational Show.
2016: “Art Takes Wing” Show at the Pacific Grove Museum: Second Place
2016: Capitola Plein Air Show: Village Association Award
2016: Carmel Art Festival: Jennifer Hill Award and People’s Choice (Poster image for 2017 Carmel Art Festival)
2016: MBPAPA Natividad Show: Third Place
2016: North Tahoe Plein Air: First Place Quick Draw and Second Place Overall
2015: MBPAPA Signature Show: Second Place
2015: Carmel Art Festival: Honorable Mention
2015: North Tahoe Plein Air: People’s Choice
2015: Carmel Visual Arts ATMOSPHERE Show: First Place
2015: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History: First Place and Purchase Awards
2015: The Big Sur Plein Air Show: People’s Choice and 2 Honorable Mentions
2015: MBPAPA Signature Show, Sunset Center, Carmel: Honorable Mention
2014: MBPAPA Signature Show, Monterey: Honorable Mention
2014: Carmel Art Festival: Best Oil Painting
2014: North Tahoe Plein Air Festival: Third Place in Quick Draw and People’s Choice
2014: MBPAPA Member’s Show, Carmel: Honorable Mention
2013: Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show, Calistoga
2013: MBPAPA Signature Show, Carmel: Honorable Mention and People’s Choice