June Sira was educated at the Oslo National Academy Of The Art where she studied painting, printmaking and sculpture from 1985 to1992. She has a Master of Fine Art in painting from Chelsea School Of Art, 1999/2000. After graduation she was selected for the UBS Art Award and received the national winner prize from a jury including Sir Nicholas Serota. Her work has been purchased by museums and institutions and she exhibits regularly.
In June Siras paintings we meet people of ambiguous age in portraits or tableus that are fabulistic, symbolic or fragments of a story. She paints with tempera or pigments and rabbitskin glue directly on canvas. A classic technique where she expresses a contemporary sensibility.