Cuban born, Sina Sutter, began her formal training in art at eight years old. She arrived in Florida in 1970 and ever since she’s been a prolific artist.
- At the age of 18, she worked as a scenic artist at Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus World and Vision Enterprises, a potter at Axner Ceramics, and a miniaturist on the replica “White House in Miniature,” exhibited worldwide.
- During the 1980s, Sina reconnected with her roots as a Hispanic woman developing her art in the Hispanic culture, providing fertile ground for a style that reaches people at many different levels.
- She owned an art gallery, Tropic Art Design.
- Have had the honor of working with the National Hispanic Leadership Institute, (www.nhli.org) and has produced posters for the 2000, 2002 and 2005 Mujer Awards, for the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives event for Women’s History Month (2001), for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2003, 2004), and for UNIFEM’s (www.unifem.org) fundraising event for the women of Afghanistan (2004).
- Recently, Sina has begun a collaborative project with Consuelo Kickbusch’s Family Leadership Institute (www.latinaspeaker.com) to promote family leadership and Hispanic pride.
- She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Caucus for Art and was the Chair of the Latina Caucus.
- Sina’s work has been on exhibit at the Epcot Guest Relations Lobby since October 2002.
- During her lifetime, Sina has received numerous awards and has been recognized worldwide with her art. Currently Sina has private customers from Australia, England, Mexico and Spain.