Luis F. Rodriguez was born in the island of Puerto Rico and left the island with his mother and brother in 1958. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York in the East New York/Brownsville neighborhood. He always had an interest in art and studied on his own and via a correspondence art instruction school during his teen age years. In 1966, he received a full scholarship to Brandeis University and in 1970 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education and Sociology. While at the University he continued to take classes in art as selectives. In addition, he read about art and different artists to learn all he could about the subject. The art style that impressed him the most was impressionism.
However, it was not until 2004 tha he began painting professionally using Acrylic as his medium. He is now fully dedicated to his art creations and has won several awards / ribbons in Juried competitions. He has he sold many of his paintings and limited edition prints throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and other countries. His paints landscapes, seascapes and does portraits (Cameo's, etc).
Luis is one of the Founders of the Coalition of Hispanic Artists (CHA), former President of said organization and now Administers its facebook page and coordinates CHA Art Workshops and Plein Aire. He is also an Art Instructor. He is also a member of the North Tampa Arts League (NTAL).
Original Paintings have been reasonably priced so that everyone who loves his art can now own one of his creations. If you wish to purchase his originals you can reach via email provided above. Smaller originals have not been placed on sale. However, you can contact artist to determine if they are still available and, if available, the reasonable low price.