Lori Gilbert is a visionary, an imaginative illustrator, painter and designer. Born in Tustin , C.A. Lori studied at the prestigious Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. and pursued her degree at Cal State Long Beach. She was directed to take one introduction to oil painting class and her addiction was forever united. She was self taught thereafter and has been working professionally ever since. Lori’s art is inspired through an complex web of internal and external factors. Love for the natural universe is inspiration for many of her pieces and emotional intellect adds a sometimes seemingly dark edge to her work which never fails to capture the viewers full attention. Her work has been in the coveted Us Surf Open 2014 Soul of Surfing Museum show, in the University of Utahs permanent collection, originals are hung in prestigious clients such as Ruth Ko's home next to john lennons personal drawings.
She has had various features including Extra Tv, Riviera magazine and the Oc Register.
"My only wish is to ignite the inner children of all whom view my work. To be reminded of the beauty of the world and how the universe at heart is good"– Lori Gilbert