Lourdes Cancela Rodríguez was born in Denver, Colorado and her parents are from Puerto Rico. Since she was a little girl she demonstrated her skills for art and handcrafts. Her artistic heritance, her country experiences, and her visits to the Museum of Art of Ponce in Puerto Rico made her a very creative person.


The magic of the Island, the sensuality, the bright colors, the erotic and passionate characters, the dances and the music are always reflected in her work, as well as her figurative style.


She began her studies at "Universidad Interamericana" of Puerto Rico and  finished her Associate College Degree in General Sciences in the Palm Beach State College, Florida.  During this time she also took art classes and participated in the 23rd  Annual Student Art Exhibition in the year 2009.


She has participated in Safety Harbor Chalk Festival and Chalk Walk Hide Park in the State of Florida in year 2009 and in the Village Festival in the city of Tampa in year 2010, where she received an award for her Work "Love Affair".  Besides, she participated in "Avenida de colores" Festival in Sarasota, Chalk Festival in the city of Lake Worth and Rotary Chalk Festival in Orlando.

During the last two years, she has participated in the Latin Art Festival in the city of West Palm Beach and in the Latin Art Expo 2010, during this last one she was awarded the artist of the year.

Nowadays, she is exhibiting her art Work in at Daniel's Center for the Arts, in City Place, West Palm Beach, Florida.


Now, she is experiencing using acrylic and oil paints. Some of the Masters painters she admires the most are Dalí, Picasso, and Miró.