Every day this month we’ll be showcasing one of the artists and authors in the new ‘Art of Sherlock Holmes’ project – today it’s artist Lupe Lawrence.
Lupe Lawrence is a self-taught fine arts painter who is best known for her landscape and cityscapes paintings. Born in Havana, Cuba, she migrated to United States at the age of five and lives in South Florida. Lupe loves to travel and takes inspiration from the cities that she visits. Lupe is a member of Artist Showcase of Palm Beach County, No More Starving Artist, Creative Center of Education, and the Norton Museum. Her artwork has been exhibited in numerous shows throughout Florida and South Carolina.
‘The World Is Your Oyster’
“At the age of six, I saw the painting “Hay Wain” by John Constable and was mesmerized. I recall sitting for hours and staring at the painting while tears rolled down my face. I thought, “This is so beautiful.” It was in that instant that I knew I wanted to be an artist”
When it came to The Art of Sherlock Holmes project, Lupe’s cityscape skills really came into their own – here is a glimpse:
Lupe is one of fifteen artists who have created new pieces for The Art of Sherlock Holmes West Palm Beach Edition which is published in May and available now on Kickstarter – The Art of Sherlock Holmes.