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 1980-84. He is considered to be one of Scandinavia’s leading artists in the watercolor technique. He has had solo exhibitions and group exhibitions at art museums and galleries in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, the Faeroe Islands, Iceland, Germany, Norway, Italy and the United States.

The permanent exhibition at Sandgrund shows different themes from Lars Lerin’s 30 years as an artist; watercolor paintings, oil paintings, graphic art, collages and photographs from many places in the world.