Louis Copt

Adult Visual Arts

Artist Louis Copt has been painting full-time since 1984. He received a BA in art from Emporia State University in 1971. He has also studied at the Art Student’s League in New York City and has taught classes in drawing and painting at the University of Kansas.

Louis works with oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor. Although his main emphasis is on landscape painting, he also does still life, figurative and portrait work. In 2011, Copt was named “Governor’s Artist” by the Kansas Arts Commission.

Louis has lived and traveled in Europe. In 1991, he traveled with the Kansas Geological Survey on a 16-day re-photographic expedition through the Grand Canyon as their official artist. He has led painting workshops to the Kansas Flint Hills, and art travel programs to San Francisco, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Spain, Italy and Paris, France.

He is a past board member of the Lawrence Arts Center, past President of the Lawrence Arts Commission and Lawrence Art Guild. Copt has been a member of the Kansas Watercolor Society, the Kansas City Artists Coalition, and the Kansas City Barbecue Society. He also is a holder of the “Cedar Star Award”.

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