Lupita with Mariposas in her Hair

ABOUT THE ARTWORK SERIES: This artwork series is made possible by a grant from the BeWildReWild Fund at Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.  “While her most recently completed artwork series, A Childhood in Nature, focused on her past, artist Emily Lupita’s current art project will tell the story of a vision for the future. Told from the perspective of her signature…

Lupita Dreams of Wings

About the Series: My new artwork series is a meditation on my childhood growing up off-the-grid in rural Iowa. My goal is to write a children’s book using this series of 20 paintings as the illustrations for the book. Thank you to the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation – BeWildReWild – Community Artist Grant for your…

Evolution of a Giant Butterfly

View from my Art Desk – Evolution of a Giant Butterfly: My art desk was overflowing with a giant Lupita butterfly painting that barely fit on my easel. I made this butterfly drawing back in the Spring in my sketchbook and recently had the sudden notion to just start drawing it on this massive piece of watercolor paper. It was…

New Design: Butterfly #1

“Butterfly #1” ink drawing and color illustration by Emily Lupita. Sending happiness, -Emily Lupita   Website & Blog:  http://www.EmilyLupitaStudio.com   “All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.” – M.C. Richards   All content © Emily Lupita Studio 2014