NORMA ESPERANZA LOPEZ was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia where she started as an art student at a very early age. She continued her education in Minnesota University pursuing her degree in Astronomy and simultaneously continuing her artistic education. After Minneapolis, Norma Esperanza started a world wide pilgrimage looking for artistic knowledge, studying and assisting to workshops all over the world; Italy, France, New York City, Texas, Colombia to finally settle down in Boston where she graduated at the School of the Museum of Fine Art. Norma has shown her work internationally and locally- Boston, New York City, Miami, Spain and Italy. She also represented Colombia at the White House because of her artistic work in social issues.