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Emmett Till Memorial Triptych Unveiled On August 28, The 56th Anniversary Of His Death

August 9th, 2011

Emmett Till Memorial Triptych Unveiled On August 28, The 56th Anniversary Of His Death

ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF EMMETT TILL’S AUGUST 28, 1955 BRUTAL LYNCHING
LOCAL ARTIST COMPLETES THE MONUMENTAL
“EMMETT TILL MEMORIAL TRIPTYCH,”
WHOSE DEATH BROUGHT TO LIFE THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

International, local artist, Sandra Hansen, is announcing the completion of the monumental piece, “The Emmett Till Memorial Triptych.” It can be seen at Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3191 (616) 459-8386) during the ArtPrize Festival., September 21 to October 9 in Grand Rapids.
The Emmett Till Memorial Triptych, stands over nine feet tall and eight feet wide, and tells the story, of the torture and murder of fourteen year old, African American, Emmett Till on August 28, 1955. A Chicagoan, Emmett was visiting family in Mississippi when his cousins dared him to whistle at a white woman. He was then kidnapped, severely beaten, shot dead, and thrown in the Tallahatchie River.
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African American History Month

February 6th, 2011

African American History Month

During the month of March 30% of all proceeds from original paintings will be donated to the Center for African American Art and History in Holland, Michigan. This includes all original paintings that are for sale on my website, and all commissioned paintings of portraits, pets, houses, landscapes or any other commissions. All commissioned paintings are $1 per square inch plus shipping and handling. Portraits are $1 per square inch plus $50 per each additional face plus shipping and handling.

Art Nomad Sandra Hansen

April 4th, 2010

Art Nomad Sandra Hansen

International American artist, Sandra Hansen, is showing paintings from her travels about the world. Paintings on display are from Sweden, Thailand, India, and Germany. While Sandra mainly paints landscapes, she also has some cubist paintings and other interesting subjects.
During the last year Sandra spent five months in Sweden, painting taking classes and exhibiting. She then traveled to Potsdam, Germany where she spent one month painting. From there she went to Varanasi, India where she taught painting in an elementary school, and painted village and city scenes. In Thailand she had the opportunity to teach painting fundamentals in a community center in Bangkok and an orphanage in Khon Kaen. In Khoen Kaen Sandra enjoyed painting in a Buddhist monestery. Her travels also took her to Cambodia and Vietnam before returning to Bjarred, Sweden for an exhibit last spring. In the fall, Sandra returned to India where she had an exhibit at the American Center in Delhi and...

Where In The World Is Sandra Hansen

September 6th, 2009

Where In The World Is Sandra Hansen

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Where in the World is Sandra Hansen?
September 04, 2009


For over a year, artist, Sandra Hansen, went on a painting safari from India to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, back to India, on to Thailand, through the heart of Cambodia, across Vietnam, back to Sweden, and on to Amsterdam, Holland before returning to her home in Holland, Michigan. WHEW! Some of the paintings from her travels will be on display at Holland Hospital through the month of September. The opening is September 11 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and September 12 from 2-5:30 p.m. Slide show presentations showcasing her travels...

Shares In An Art Adventure

March 21st, 2008

Shares In An Art Adventure

You can now experience the fun of travel and the beauty of art without ever leaving the comforts of your couch and TV. Not only will you receive original hand painted fine art delivered to your door, you can also support Sandra Hansen's travels to places where she gets to experience the joys of mice in her bed and dust in her tea. Sandra Hansen has traveled and painted extensively from across the U.S. to India, Germany, Sweden, Israel, and Switzerland. This year she is planning on returning to India, Sweden and hopefully Cambodia and Viet Nam. So if you are inspired by great art and would like to support a starving traveling artist (namely Sandra R. Hansen) at the same time, here is how you can do it. Just like "real businesses" you can now buy shares in Art Nomad. There are a number of options for everyone from the independently wealthy, with the emphasis on the independence; to the independently wealthy, with the emphasis on the wealthy.

If you buy one share for...

Under The Banyan Tree Paintings On Day To Day Life In Modern India

March 21st, 2008

Under The Banyan Tree  Paintings On Day To Day Life In Modern India

Holland, MI March 20, 2008- The Taj India Restaurant in Holland is inviting the public to enjoy a moment in the day to day life of modern India. Guests are invited to ake their time, sip some Indian tea, and eat some pakoras. While enjoying these traditional Indian snacks they will feel transported to India through looking at the many beautiful paintings of the country by artist, Sandra Hansen. To really get into the spirit of the evening Hansen will paint traditional henna designs on all willing hands.

Under the Banyan Tree refers to the easy going lifestyle of an Indian village or town. In the shade of banyan trees Indians eat, carry on business, sleep, worship, and socialize. Hansen has traveled to India six times on trips ranging from six weeks to three months and has put together a formidable collection of paintings focusing on India’s incredible landscapes and people. Her paintings are often done outdoors in a variety of locations from crowded city streets...

Art Camp In The Himalayas

February 25th, 2008

Art Camp In The Himalayas

Join us in the foothills of the Himalayas with Indians and other world citizens to both teach and do your own art. This is a casual setting with people of all ages and the steep terraced mountains all around. Our day will consist of visiting artisans and villagers, hiking, yoga and doing art. We will stay at a rambling guest house and eat Indian food. This trip is for amatuers, professionals, and non artists as well. All you need is a sincere desire to have fun, enjoy art and meet people. If you are an artist you will become inspired by the mountains, people in different styles of native clothing, and the odd juxtapositions of buildings. This is also a good intergenerational program for families to enjoy India in a unique location but without the chaos of the historic sites. There will be Indian children there for your children to meet and make friends with. We have limited space so don't wait. Dates of this incredible program are from June 7 to June 21. Contact Sandra...

Art Programs In India Now Accepting Applicants

February 4th, 2008

Art Programs In India Now Accepting Applicants

NIRMAN, a non profit organization working for the arts, education, and global exchange, is announcing its summer art and music programs for students, artists, teachers and art supporters. Instead of being an observational tourist these programs bring you into the hearts and minds of the artists, craftsmen, and musicians of India. We have a number of programs for you to participate in. They are the Arts and Crafts of India, Art Camp, Artist Residency, Music Courses and Each One Teach One. In the Arts and Crafts Course and the Artist Residency course you meet artists and artisans such as painters, wooden toy sculpturers, weavers, dyers, stone carvers, and lacquer makers. In the Artist Residency you are also taken to great painting or photographic locations. You will have the opportunity to teach art to children and adults. Art Camp will take place in Mussoorie in the foothills of the Himalayas. At Art Camp everyone from children to adults, including the workers, participates in...