Louise DeMore was born in Iowa in 1939. Louise DeMore has always been fascinated with the effects of the light and color. She focuses on portraying the “on site” realism of a setting by capturing the coloring of nature’s light and the romance of the moment trough her impressionistic style. She has studied at the University of California, in Los Angeles. A winner of over 70 awards, she is a member of numerous professional associations including the Knickerbockers Artists of New York and the Plein Air Painters of America. Awards: Knickerbocker Artists, New York: 1991 1st 1987-1990, 39th Annual Open Exhibitions Accepted 1988 Invited to Artist Membership Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, N.Y.: 95th Annual Exhibition Accepted Invited to Artist Membership 94th Annual Exhibition Accepted 92nd Annual Exhibition Gold Medal Salmagundi Club, N.Y.: 1988 Annual Exhibition Accepted Society of Western Artists: 1991 SWA Annual 1st Received SWA signature honor 1990 SWA Annual H.M. 1989 SWA Annual 1st 1988 SWA Annual Gold Medallion 1986 SWA Annual H.M. California Art Club: 1988 Gold Medal Exhibition Best of Show 1978-1987 Numerous Top Awards San Gabriel Fine Arts Association: 1975-1983 Numerous Top Awards 1981 Spring Show President's Award San Fernando Valley Art Club: 1981 and 1982 Hors' de Concours Best of Show Spotlighted in: Fine Art Collector, September, 1992 Focus Cover Story, SLO County Telegram-Tribune, 1992 U.S. Art, May-June 1989 Art of the West, Nov-Dec 1989