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Louise Carol Lopina, American artist. Finalist Back Bay Mural competetion, 2008; recipient Purchase award, Southern California Plein Air Painters, 2005, Artist's Choice award, Socalpapa Show, Upper Newport Bay, 2006, Third place, Socalpapa Show, San Juan Capistrano, California, 2007. Member Society Animal Artists (chairman exhibitions 1985-1988).


Lopina, Louise Carol was born on November 24, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Don and Eva Bernice (Rice) Petersen.


Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1958.


Show chairman Southern California Plain Air Painters Association, Mission San Juan Capistrano, 2006.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Norwood Galleries Limited, Denver, 1970, Garden of the Gods Gallery, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1972, Air University Library., Montgomery, Alabama, 1977, Christ Church Little Gallery, Kettering, Ohio, 1980, 81, Cincinnati Club, 1981, Nissequoque Golf Club, Long Island, New York, 1986, National Management Association, Newport Beach, California, 1991. Exhibited in numerous group shows including most recently California Arts Club, 2002, Bennington Center for the Arts, 2002, San Clemente Arts Club (Best in Show award), 2002, 03, Grants Pass Museum, 2005.

      Represented in permanent collections Cincinnati Club, Miami Bank Ohio, G and R Tackle Company, Nissequoque Golf Club, Hartwood Club, San Bernardino County Museum, The Dog Museum, Cincinnati Natural History Museum, Bronx Zoo, Cincinnati Zoo, Bank Smithtown, Ken Stewart's Lodge, Bath, Ohio. Juried shows include Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, 2006, Southern California Plain Air Painters Association, Mission San Juan Capistrano, 2006, Paints the Back Bay, SOCALPAPA, 2008 (mural finalist). Commissioned poster for 8th Annual Snow Leopard Symposium, Islamabad, Pakistan.

      Illustrator The Writings of Russell Annabel., vols. 3-7.

      Director, jury Painting the California Landscape, SOCALPAPA, 2008, shoe director SOCALPAPA, painting California Landscape Mission San Juan Capistrano.


Chairman landscape committee Sea Pointe Estates, 1993-1996. Member Society Animal Artists (chairman exhibitions 1985-1988).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, ocean fishing.


Married Robert Ferguson Lopina, June 21, 1958. Children: Kimberly, Sandra, Amy.

Don Petersen

Eva Bernice (Rice) Petersen

Robert Ferguson Lopina

Kimberly Lopina

Sandra Lopina

Amy Lopina