Lys Santamaria is a Contemporary Bead and
Mosaic Artist celebrated for her meticulous
craftsmanship, transforming tiny beads and glass into vibrant jewelry, sculptures, and public art.
Her art is a vehicle for sharing her unique voice as a Latina, woman, and immigrant, offering Viewers a reflection of their own experiences and, hopefully, solace to those who share her experiences. Lys aims to foster connections, evoke joy, and provoke contemplation through her creations, crafting narratives that resonate with shared emotions and contributing to a more inclusive, loving, and interconnected world.

Santamaria's work has been featured on Good Morning America, a LegalZoom commercial, Austin Monthly, and on the front page of The Statesman newspaper. Her work has been exhibited at the Austin Bergstrom International Airport, sold at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Latino, and is part of the permanent collection at the Mexic-Arte Museum. She has completed two major public art projects and was recently commissioned

IG: @lys.artist