Lopez paints women
with big feet and large toes to symbolize a woman's
strength; stars to represent the nights of her
youth; the heart to represent "love and sorrow,
life and death, hope and resurrection".
Among the exhibitions Lopez has had her work shown
at are: the Le Mieux Galleries, New Orleans, LA;
Thomas V. Robinson Galleries, Houston, TX; The Latin
America Art Exhibition: Masters of the Imagination
Agora Gallery, New York, NY; Art for Healing Gala
Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN and
Arty Gras Warehouse District, Washington, D. C.
Lopez has been awarded the Louisiana Division of
the Arts Artist Fellowship as well as the Liquitex
Excellence in Art Grant and Lopez garnered the First
Prize in the Frida Khalo International Portraits
competition. Numerous individuals and corporations
collect her work.
oil on canvas
32.5" x 38.5" (approximate)