Lars Lerin / Codex on the flight of birds
Lars Lerin (April 02, 1954 - Munkfors / Sweden) is considered to be one of Scandinavia’s leading artists in watercolor technique. He has had solo exhibitions and group exhibitions in art museums and galleries in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, the Faeroe Islands, Iceland, Germany, Norway and the United States.
Lars Lerin is also a prolific author and has since his debute Utpost (1983), written and released more than fifty books. His book Naturlära was honored with the August Prize 2014, and in 2016 Lars Lerin was honored the Royal medal Litteris et Artibus for his great achievements as an artist and author.
He and the TV-series Yours truly, was honored with two Crystal-awards 2016, and the TV-show was seen by over 1.000.000 people.
The museum Sandgrund Lars Lerin, located in Karlstad / Sweden, displays a permanent exhibition of watercolor paintings, oil paintings, graphic art, collages and photographs of different themes from Lars Lerin’s 30 years as an artist.
Sandgrund was honored the Tourism Award 2016.