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
RECENT SOLD PAINTINGS
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
Oil on canvas
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.