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Sergio Lopez, 1983 | Painting the roses..

Sergio Lopez is a native of Sonoma County, located in the U.S. state of California. He is a graduate of the Academy of Art in San Francisco.
He continues to study by visiting museums and observing the Great Masters, which he strives to learn lessons of beauty from.
Sergio has won multiple awards, including Epperson Gallery’s Valona Paint Out best of show award two years in a row, 3 awards in the 2010 Paint San Clemente Festival, 2nd place Artist Choice Award for Telluride Plein Air 2013, and Honorable Mention in the Alameda Plein Air event two years in a row.

His paintings of female fiuures are unique and arresting.
They have been soaring in popularity since they first began appearing in publications such as Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructose, Spectrum, Bluecanvas, and more online publications than are fit to list here.
He has even been selected twice as a finalist for the Art Renewal Center’s prestigious yearly Salon.

He uses the knowledge gained from painting outdoors in his studio paintings.
He also is the co-founder of the North Bay Plein Air Painters group and has been helping organize monthly paint-outs since 2009.