Lourdes Lara



"In my work I strive to convey the inner harmony between landscape and the self...the inner relationship between nature and the soul."

Lourdes, a  Honduran - Canadian artist, is a graduate of the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes in Honduras.  She currently lives and works in Vancouver, B.C.



Education
1977 - 1980    Fine arts, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1991    Multimedia Production, CFUV Radio, Rogers Cable 11, Victoria, B.C
Solo Exhibitions
2006    Cityscapes, Lourdes Lara - Studio / Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2005    Vancouver Island Views, Lourdes Lara - Studio / Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2004    Victoria Cityscapes, Lourdes Lara - Studio / Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2003    Still life, Lourdes Lara - Studio / Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2002    Still life, Lourdes Lara - Studio / Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
Group Exhibitions
2009    Summer Love, Elliot Louis Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2008    Mix,  Jacana Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2008    Gallery Artists, The Avenue Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2008    Celebrating Small IV, The Avenue Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2008    Open studio tour, The Cultural Eastside Crawl, Vancouver, B.C. Canada
2007    Victoria’s Cityscapes, The Avenue Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2007    Open studio tour, The Cultural Eastside Crawl, Vancouver, B.C. Canada
2007    Celebrating Small III, The Avenue Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2006    Celebrating Small II, The Avenue Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2006    Gallery Artists, The Avenue Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2005    Celebrating Small, The Avenue Gallery, Victoria, B.C., Canada
1995    Macondo - Seven Latin American Artists, Rogue Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
1995    Changing Perspectives, Center Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
1990-92   I is for Immigrant, Victoria Immigrant Center, Victoria, B.C.
1986    Professional Honduran Painting, Ministry of Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1981    Honduran Women Painters, Gallery ICHI, sponsored by the United Nations and the Ministry of
             Honduran Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras        
1979    Annual Salon of Fine Arts,Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1978    Annual Salon of Fine Arts, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Tegucigalpa,
Collections
Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Painting Collection, Honduras
Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Sculpture Collection, Honduras
Private Collectors, Honduras, Canada, USA, France, Germany, Japan
Bibliography
Robert Amos on art, Visual Arts, Times Colonist, August 9, 1997
Kate Cino, Changing Perspectives, Boulevard Magazine, Oct/Nov 1995