Latife Warshawsky was born in Turkey Ankara. Her love of art started when she was a little girl. However, life did not allow her to study art formally until recent years. Beside, her none art related jobs, she devoted herself to creative endeavors: flower arranging, pastels, watercolor, drawing and painting. Latife is a self-taught artist. Her first exhibition was about dried flower arrangements held in Istanbul Hilton, at Baraz Gallery. It was a great success. After immigrating to the United States at 1980, she studied Cosmetology at Golden West College in Westminster, CA and won several awards in Hair- design and make up artistry with that, she made a name in the beauty industry. She, Owen her business called Latife Total Look Center. Latife began her official art studies in 1998 at Saddle Back College, and graduated with an Associate degree. She then decided to further her studies at Laguna College of Art & Design.
During her years of study art at LCAD, she entered nine Juried exhibits and exhibited her arts. Latife graduated in fall 2007 with a Bachelor of fine art. In May, 20011, she completed her academic education with a Master of Fine Art degree in Laguna College of Art and Design. Latife Warshawsky is an active member of Laguna Plein Air Association (LAPAPA). Latife will follow her passion to be a professional artist. She will exhibit her arts in galleries all over the United State, and internationally Latife currently resides in Mission Viejo, CA