Originally from Spain, Lana Privitera graduated in 1983 from the Fine Arts School of Zaragoza, where she majored in Fashion Design and Art History. After working in Advertising for a few years, she moved to the USA in the early 1990s.
In the late 1990s, her detailed and colorful watercolors of NJ farms and towns won her a following and some recognition in the Tri-State area, being the recipient of numerous awards.
Mrs. Privitera returned in recent years to the Art World after a long hiatus, and has joined several of the Art Groups in the Hudson Valley Area. At National level, she is a Signature Member of the Northeast Watercolor Society, a Fellow of the American Artist Professional League and a former Elected Member of the New Jersey Watercolor Society.
Mrs. Privitera has been an Art educator for well over 15 years and it's currently an Art Instructor at the Wallkill River school of Art in Montgomery, NY.