The idea behind this body of work is an expression of my view and experience of the world as a mother and how I view mothers that I know. It’s a glimpse into the intimacy, isolation and exhaustion of motherhood.
Lupita Carrasco - American born 1977
Lupita is a mother of seven, caregiver to a mentally ill parent, and an artist living and creating in Colorado Springs.
Born and raised in San Diego California, her tumultuous childhood and vibrant Mexican culture lend their voice to her individual artistic language. Lupita works primarily in oil, processing her emotions and human experience through exploration of the figure and landscapes. Her paintings frequently feature family, friends, and immediate surroundings. She has exhibited in the Pikes Peak region since 2005.