About the Artist
Lydia Wood (American, b. 1986) is an emerging figurative from St. Louis, Missouri. She has exhibited at Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, Art Saint Louis, Webster Arts, Intersect Arts Center, Jacobi Arts Center among others. Wood is a semi-finalist in the 16th Annual ARC Salon.
Influenced by her background as a pediatric ER nurse, Wood's watercolor portraits weave narratives of hope, trauma, and resilience. She creatively uses fine art to advocate for health equity.
Lydia lives in St. Louis with her family and works with pediatric heart patients as a Nurse Case Manager.