Art By Lerri - Awards & Associations

Lerri is a visual artist, specialzing in acrylics, watercolor, and pastel representations of the natural world.

Currently, I am an active member of The Artist’s Studio and am their bookkeeper. TAS is a co-op of local artist (south Los Angeles county) and is associated with the Palos Verdes Art Center. We have two galleries where we sell our work and a website (, I show my work at our gallery in the Art Center. It is a wonderful group of people and we have a newly remodeled store, so if you are in the area please stop by. We are located at 5504 West Crestridge Rd on the corner with Crenshaw Blvd, in Rancho Palos Verdes, Ca. If you need further information you can phone 310-541-2479 ask for The Artist’s Studio.

Through the Artist’s Studio, I have displayed my work in local theaters, stores, offices and during their monthly summer lawn show (third weekend of the month April – Oct) where I also give demos on drawing, pastel and watercolor.

I also belong to the local artist’s association: Torrance Artist’s Group. I have entered their monthly competitions and have won several awards in competition with local artists, I have also entered the TAG fall, open juried show where my work has all been accepted, and in 2004, I won Best in Animals award for the pastel version of “Preening Crane”.

Before I became so involved with my art, I was a long time member of the South Bay Camera Club where I am a past president and Board member. I have won several awards and honors within the Club itself in my skill group; also I’ve won awards in the regional club SBCC is associated with and a National PSA award in an open juried competition.