Archipiélago de la dulzura
Date 2005
Dimensions 48" x 48"
Category Painting
Medium Oil on canvas
Genre Abstract
Period 21st Century
Collection *Translate: Sweetnes archipelago

Marta Lahens Conde

"Archipiélago de la dulzura*" (2005)



Painter and educator. In 1993 she was awarded the Cleveland Institute of Art's Porfolio Scholarship where, subsequently in 1998, she obtained her BFA with a minor in Art History. She was amongst the top twenty from her class, becoming a semifinalist for the Traveling Gund Award. In June 2007, she obtained her Master's in Painting from Universidad Interamericana in San Germán, Puerto Rico. During her formative years between 1993 and 1998, she also dedicated herself to work as counselor, tutor and teacher of art in Puerto Rico and Cleveland. She currently teaches painting at Escuela de Bellas Artes de Carolina in Carolina, Puerto Rico.  In 2000, she received the prestigious Artist's Grant from Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont in the United Sates. In her work, she combines elements that go from modernism to abstraction which generate lyrical, minimalist and abstract landscapes, producing feelings of isolation and meditation.