Lars Lerin was born and raised in Munkfors, Värmland. He studied at the school of Gerlesborg 1974-75 and at the Department of Fine Arts, Valand in Gothenburg 1980-84.
Lars Lerin is considered as one of Scandinavia’s most leading artists in watercolour technique.
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.