Sylvia Hyman, renowned ceramic artist, dies at age 95

12/26/2012 09:33 am ET | Updated Feb 25, 2013

Renowned visual artist Sylvia Hyman, known for her strikingly realistic ceramic pieces and her longtime support of the arts, died on Sunday, Dec. 23. in Nashville. She was 95.

"There are few ceramists anywhere more revered than Nashville's own, Sylvia Hyman," said Susan Edwards, executive director of the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.