Lauren Cruz De Armas

The Extent of Reality

Drawing of shoe balanced upright in palm of hand.

Going Through It All

Collage of woman with hand-drawn tears wearing hand-colored blue outfit layered over newspaper clippings.

Lauren Cruz De Armas was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba on a very rainy day. She has been fond of them ever since. A sister, daughter, and friend, Lauren loves reading, writing, poetry, acting, drawing, painting, singing, exercise, going out into nature, philosophy, and life. A celebrated author and artist, Lauren has received multiple school-wide art awards and has been recognized for her thought-provoking poem, “Across The Bridge.” She lives in the beautiful La Quinta, California.