Yeasua Lara Martinez was born in 1978 in San Juan De Pasto, Colombia. After he graduated from high school he left home to trace his roots and he traveled all over South America for three years. He lived with local tribes and shamans. In order to convey his experiences to his art more better, he started to Academy of Fine Arts in 2001.
In 2006 he graduated with a first degree from Narino University (Universidad De Narino) with the title "Master In Visual Arts". Between 1998 and 2012 by his painting exhibitions, murals and performances he has become a well known artist in Colombia in a short period of time. Many times he has practiced body paintings for models, dancers etc. at "Carnaval de Blancos y Negros en Pasto" Colombia , also he had been designed and constructed carnival vehicles. He also made sculptures and wall works for decoration purposes.
Universal love, nature and shamanic roots are the inspiration for the artist. He relies on the healing effect of the paintings he create. While he paints; he feels as a channel that conveys the beauty of God through inspiration from the divine, and this way contributes to universal healing through his method.
Between 2012 and 2015 Yeasua Lara Martinez had lived in Turkey for a while, he opened exhibitions, painted many murals and made some other art work. After a while he went to Colombia again.
Since September 2017 he is married and based in Turkey, Antalya City. And in 2019 he is going to be resident in Montenegro, Tivat City. He continues to work on his new series.