Lupita Paints A Rainbow

The fourth painting in my new artwork series. “Lupita Paints a Rainbow.” Blessings, Emily Lupita ABOUT THE ARTWORK SERIES: This artwork series is made possible by a grant from the BeWildReWild Fund atIowa Natural Heritage Foundation.  “While her most recently completed artwork series, A Childhood in Nature, focused on her past, Emily Lupita’s current art project will tell the…

Turtle Stories

The third painting in my new artwork series. “Lupita Listens to a Turtle’s Story.” 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, Emily Lupita’s current art…

Lupita Holds A Whippoorwill

This is the second painting of twenty in my new artwork series, “Lupita Dreams 2070.” This painting comes from a special memory of holding a whippoorwill early in the morning out in our field. She was exhausted from singing all night and I protected her until she got enough strength back to fly away. I…

Lupita Discovers Her Calling – Childhood Book 2020

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…

Growing Wild Plums – Barn Clouds Drawing

This painting has stayed in my mind and worked itself out over some time. I’ve been trying different designs to combine my Lupita paintings with my childhood memories. This one felt different as soon as I drew it. I’m excited! About the series: My new artwork series is a meditation on my childhood growing up…