Artist, author, art professor and lecturer, Dr. Kyra Belán graduated from Arizona State University with a B.F.A. in fine arts, and from Florida State University with an M.F.A. in visual arts. Her Ed. D. from Florida International University is in higher education and art history. Dr. Belán has had over 55 solo art exhibitions and has participated in over 90 group art exhibitions. She has received numerous awards, including Who’s Who in American Art, 2000-17; the Florida Achievement Award in the Arts, Women's Caucus for Art Florida Chapter, 2008; the Southeastern Art Conference Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 2005; Broward County's Women's Hall of Fame Outstanding Achievement in the Arts, 1994; and the Individual Artist Fellowship, Florida Arts Council.1982. Her artworks are found in public and private collections nationally and internationally.
Kyra Belán is interested in the beauty of nature, animal and human form, world myths, social issues, and installations. She resides in Southwest Florida.