Coraly Hanson

Coraly Hanson is an oil plein air artist who loves to capture the beauty of God’s creation in order to bring hope, peace and encouragement to others.

She is currently represented at the Carmel Fine Art Gallery in Carmel, the Argosy Gallery in Bar Harbor, Maine, and at Wisteria Antiques in Aptos, CA and her Studio/Gallery in Santa Cruz, CA. 

Coraly is a Signature Member of the California Art Club.


2023: California Art Club Winter Wonderland Show.

2022: Carmel Art Festival: People’s Choice and the Founder’s Awards.

2021: Capitola Plein Air: Village Association Award and People’s Choice

2019: Pacific Grove Art Center: Honorable Mention

2018: Carmel Art Festival: Honorable Mention and People’s Choice

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

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


Santa Cruz Open Studios: 2007 through 2022

The Carmel Art Festival: 2009 through 2022

The California Statewide Landscape Shows: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014

History of Juried Awards and Events: 2000-2010:

The Haggin Museum Landscape Show, 2 years: Honorable Mention

American Women Artists National Show: Honorable Mention

Scottsdale Artist’s School: Best and Brightest Show

The American Impressionist Show

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show

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