Syra studied art at Hammersmith College of Art London and qualified with merit in 1972. She moved to Ireland with Luthier husband Chris in 1977. They have lived and worked in the Maharees for exactly 40 years. Syra is an established artist who has taken part in many of the major open submission exhibitions in Ireland and has had work in both solo and group exhibition in Ireland, America,  Spain, Italy, France and England. In 2015 Syra’s work was selected by Orla Flynn Head of CIT Crawford College of Art & Design Cork. To be part of The Inaugural Kerry Visual Artist Showcase. Sponsored by Kerry County Council in support of The Arts.

“I have been painting for at least 40 years . I am neither young, emerging or mid career or perhaps in some way I am all of those. You can decide.”

Adrift Acrylic on Linen by Syra Larkin

The four siblings