The Heroine’s Journey of Lisa Lupieri

What is the best thing about my work?

Painting takes me to another place which is only mine, limitless, timeless and open.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

Bein able to do what I love.

What is my greatest fear?

To lose my humour and optimism.

What ist he trait that I most deplore in myself?

That I’m too much of a perfectionist sometimes.

Which living persons in my profession do I most admire ?

I do admire people who are determined, kind and social and try to make the world a little better.

What is my greatest extravagance ?

Being able to travel, having a good life standard and a job I love.

On what occasion would I lie ?

If a lie could protect people I love.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work ?


When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

It was during a painting class when I finished a huge painting and my professor was obviously amazed by it.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

I’d like to reach a state where I don’t care at all about other opinions. Working on it though

What is my greatest achievement in work?

That I’m always trying to give as much as I can.

Where would I most like to live ?

In a wooden house at the sea with a veranda and a rocking chair.

What is my most treasured possession?

My people, but as we cannot possess people there isn’t any.

What is my most marked characteristic ?

I’m optimistic , euphoric and very communicative.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city ?

My garden with a huge gingko tree.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

Restaurant Emils.

What books influenced my life and how ?

When I was young I read all the books from Simone de Beauvoir. Strong and determined women have always fascinated me. They served me as role models. Independence is still something that I find more than worth considering.

Who are my favorite writers ?

I can’t tell, because there are so many talented writers. Besides that it’s also a question of the topic.

You only die once. What music would I listen on my last day ?

The sound of the life.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life ?

My daughters and my Mum.


What role plays art in my life and work?

An essential one. Art is my soulfood, my escape, my joy, my passion, it’s part of my life and will always be.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

Me and myself.

Whom would I like to work with in 2018?


Which people in my profession would I love to meet in 2018?

All the responsable ones for the destiny of millions of migrants. I would talk to them about human rights.

What projects, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on ?

An exhibition of my art work after a long pause.

Where can you see me or my work in 2018?

In my atelier or in the school for migrants.

What do the words „Passion Never Retires“ mean to me?

Keep on painting and following my inner passion.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story ?

Sabeth Holland.

How can you contact me?

On facebook, instagram or on my website

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