The Bird in Your Hands Prize

What a delight to get the news that my group of poems, “Abuelo’s Flowers” + “Standing in Line” + “Vision” placed as Runner-Up in The Bird in Your Hands Prize. These three poems will be published in Thin Air Magazine, forthcoming in 2023. The poems share a theme of Mexico and Iowa, and my lifeContinue reading “The Bird in Your Hands Prize”

Enchanted Illusions Art Show 2023

I’m so happy to share that 9 of my Lupita paintings have been chosen for the Enchanted Illusions Art Show at the Polk County Heritage Gallery for the month of January 2023. Thank you to The Sunny Porch for hosting the event.

Knoxville Public Library Award

I’m honored to have been chosen as one of the recipients of the 2022 Art Award given by the Knoxville Public Library in Knoxville, Iowa. (Online press release here.) My digital watercolor painting title, “Three Friends” was chosen to be installed in the Children’s section of the library and will remain there as a partContinue reading “Knoxville Public Library Award”