Lucia Morales is a Miami based artist and educator, originally from Lima, Peru. Her childhood home and cultural heritage have shaped and continue to influence her artistic practice in different ways. Maintaining a strong connection to her roots, Lucia also dances and performs Peruvian folklore since childhood.
Through dance and painting she is able to explore new pathways and relationships between her original home and her new one. As an educator, Lucia continues to learn and practice all aspects of her art with the goal of continuous improvement. Her training in oils and figurative works was guided by professor David Y. Chang at Florida International University. She has a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from FIU and a Master's Degree in Art Education from FIU.