Lucy Cobos graduated from the New England School of Photography as a “high honors” recipient. Shortly after graduating , she was hired to help establish the first photography department at the NBC affiliate station in Boston. For 10 years she created imagery for billboards, media publications, exhibits and animation. She has been recognized by the industry with awards for her photography in broadcast design. She went on to open her own studio where she continued her photo work for another 25 yrs.
After 35 yrs. as a commercial photographer, Lucy relocated from Cambridge, MA to Asheville, NC with her husband Bill and dog Lolita. She joined the River Arts District, leased a studio and now explores other art mediums, often using her photography in collages, photo transfers, or as reference material. Paintings are on display at her studio in Pink Dog Creative & Marquee Asheville in Asheville, NC. Most recently, The Bascom: Center For The Visual Art in Highlands, NC now carries some of her black & white pastel paintings.
Prior Fine Art Photography exhibits: "The Berklee Sessions" Solo show at Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge MA . (A collaboration with Berklee College of Music.) - "Impressions of the Voyageur". Solo show at Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge MA. "The Polaroid Transfer" Southern Vermont Arts Center (group show), Manchester VT.
Juried Pastel Society Shows:
2017- 2018 -2019 - Appalachian Pastel Society annual juried shows. "People’s Choice Award" 2017, and Honorable Mention 2018.
2018 UArt Pastel Paper Co. - Online juried show. Honorable mention.
2019 -Pastel Society of Southern California juried show. "Richeson Art" award.
2019 & 2021 Pastel Society of North Carolina juried shows .
2020 Piedmont Pastel Society - annual NC statewide.
2020 , 2021 Central Massachusetts Pastel Society. 2021 "Cape Cod Pastel Society" award.
2022 Appalachian Pastel Society juried show.