Born 1954 in Munkfors, Sweden. Works and lives in Karlstad, Sweden.

Lars Lerin studied at The Gerlesborg School of Fine Art 1974-75 and at the Department of Fine Arts, Valand in Gothenburg 1980-84. He is considered as one of Scandinavia’s leading watercolour artists. He has had solo exhibitions and group exhibitions in art museums and galleries in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Germany, Norway and the United States. Lars Lerin is represented in County Councils and Municipalities in Sweden and Norway.
Lars Lerin is also a hard-working author and has since his debut book Utpost (1983), written and released more than forty books.