Born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She discovered her artistic talents and interest at a very early age. At the age of 12 she was featured in Brazilian newspapers and the local news of her hometown. She had her first international show in a five-star hotel in Salvador, Brazil at the age of 13.
Lilian’s mother was instrumental in developing Lilian’s artistic desires. While traveling and living throughout South America, she recalls many Sunday afternoon strolls around the Mira Flores Park in Lima, Peru where her mother often took her to view local artist exhibits. Her mother encouraged her to paint and draw by enrolling her in private classes. After moving to the United States, Lilian’s family continued to foster her talent by enrolling her in local art competitions and art shows.As a young artist, Lilian won many awards and scholarships towards her art education.
She pursued a Graphic Design degree for several years at Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma.
She studied with influential professors and went on to study at the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota. She eventually obtained a Masters in Business from the University of South Florida. After many successful years in the corporate world and accounting, Lilian made the decision to pursue her heart’s passion as a full time career.
Today she travels all over the nation and internationally sharing that passion with her audience. You can find Lilian and her work in many well known art festivals throughout the US.