Lewis Tarter was born in San Francisco California. Raised in Laguna Beach, an artist colony since the late 1800’s, where Lou developed a passion for the arts. At the age of 12 Lou started doing landscape and seascape photography. Lewis studied art at numerous California city colleges to further develop his passion. After owning several photo developing locations in southern California he decided to pursue painting. He is featured in the Hugo Rivera Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA as well as Gallery 104 in New York.
“I take normal patterns I see in everyday life and make them into art.”