An MFA in Art and Design from the University of Illinois primed Lucy Torva for creating many
award-winning paintings. In addition to entering juried art shows across the country
she has taught college level art courses. Her exploration of art has been enhanced by her travels
throughout Europe and her avid interest in Art History. For the last several years her emphasis has
been on having the life of a painter: executing murals, decorative finishes, portraits and other commissioned
projects for a varied clientelle.