About Me

My Background





UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts, 2008

Pasadena City College, 2002 

California State Summer School for the Arts, 2001


Best of the Best in LA , Dysonna Gallery – Los Angeles, CA Jan 2014

Butteryfly Effect , Ward-Nasse Gallery – New York, curated by Basak Malone Jan 2014

Symphony of Colors, Florence Italy – curated by Viviana Puello December 2011

Art-Pasadena-Contemporary, Nova Gallery, Pasadena, CA, USA, 2010


Private collections sold in USA, Dubai, Egypt, Italy


The Great Pyramid of Giza – Khufu  to a collector in Dubai, UAE

Ankhesenamun sold to an American collector in Los Angeles, CA, 2016.

Moon Baby sold  to an American collector in Miami, FL., 2015. 


2016, Artist residency, Cairo, Egypt


British Vogue, Vogues Gallery Feature April 2017, May 2017, June 2017

"International Contemporary Artists" Art Book, ICA publications, vol. 1, 2010

"Lydia Parish, Stepping Out from the Crowd." Feature article in ArtTour International Magazine, December 2011, first edition. 


 Best of Show. 1st Place. 1999
Advanced Art Courses, 1999-2004
Artist of the Year. Tehachapi, CA, 1999

Governor's Medallion – Awarded the highest distinction in California for Art - 2001
California Arts Scholar. 2001

My Medium

Oil on canvas

My Inspiration

The sky and the stars. My faces are almost always looking up to the stars or directly at the viewer because I express the energy I feel inside myself directly with the canvas of hope, love and especially light.