Lillian B. Romero Montoya
As a native of New Mexico, Lillian reflects the essence of the Southwest in her watercolors, oils, and mixed media. The realism of her florals, landscapes and still life are defined in her own individual style of painting.
Starting in 1979, she continued her studies developing into a professional artist. She has won numerous awards in various media depicting her beloved Southwest in different subject matter.
She has studied under nationally know artists and currently teaches her students watercolor and oil. Her paintings are found in private collections here and abroad. She is also a signature member of the Colorado Watercolor Society.
She currently resides in Westminster, Colorado where she maintains her studio.
Art media: Watercolor, Oil, Mixed media, Photography, and Giclees
Experience: Participated in various workshops given by nationally known artists. Currently teaches watercolor art classes. Recipient of various art awards since 1994. Participated in numerous one person shows.
Echter's Art Show - Merit Award
Arvada Fine Arts Guild - Merit Award
Colorado Visions - Purchase Award
Art from the heart - Purchase Award
Lafeyette Art Show- 1st Place Paletteers
Art Club Membership Show - Honorable Mention
Arvada Membership Show - Merit Award
Keystone Art Festival -1st Place
Art from the Heart - Honorable Mention
Broomfield Art Guild - Merit Award
Broomfield Art Show -Merit Award
Call for the Arts - Honorable Mention
Louisville Art Assoc. -Merit Award, People's Choice, Merit Award (Photo)
Glenwood Spgs. Fall Festival - 1st Place, 3rd Place
Broomfield Art Show- Merit Award
Art Guild - Honorable Mention
Envisage Art Show - Best of Show - Professional
Gilpin County Arts Assoc. - Merit Award
Lakewood Exhibit - 1st Place Northwest
Bank - Honorable Mention
Lafeyette Community Show - 1st Place
Fine Arts League -1st Place
Call for the Arts - 4th Place
Art from the Heart - Merit Award
Memberships: Colorado Watercolor Society, Signature member, Paletteers Art Club, Arvada Art Guild, Foothills Art Center
Collections: City of Westminster, College Hill Library, University of Southern Colorado, PuebloRehab Center, Clinica Del Valle, Japan, Holland, Sweden, France, Korea, and Canada