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Lorie Fossa, CZT®️, Founder, and Owner of Lorie Fossa Fine Art and Certified Zentangle®️ Teacher, has pursued her passion in many artistic mediums, and is dedicated to sharing Zentangle®️ methods with others who can benefit from its amazing techniques.
Lorie is a captivating artist whose work transcends boundaries and fires the imagination. Born in Chicago and eventually moving to a small coastal town, Lorie’s deep connection to nature's beauty and the mysteries of the human experience are evident in her whimsical art creations. Inspired by natural beauty and the interplay of light and shadow, her paintings reflect a mesmerizing quality that transports her viewers into whimsical and imaginative realms of fantasy.
With a background in fine arts and a passion for experimentation, Lorie explores and employs various art mediums including colored pencil, watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media. Her artistic process delicately dances between control and spontaneity and allows her intuition to guide every brushstroke. The result is a harmonious fusion of vibrant colors, intricate textures, and captivating compositions that capture and reflect the essence of emotion in artistic fantasy.
Lorie's artwork often revolves around themes of introspection, identity, and the profound connection between humanity and the natural world. Her ability to convey complex emotion through her art enables viewers to reflect on their own experiences and the universal human condition and discover a place of inner solace and peace.
Recognized for her unique artistic voice and expression, Lorie has exhibited her work in prestigious galleries and art shows. Her paintings have garnered critical acclaim for their evocative nature and invitation to embark on a personal journey of self-discovery.
Driven by a desire to create meaningful connections through art, Lorie also dedicates her time to teaching workshops as a Certified Zantangle®️ Instructor, and mentoring aspiring and professional artists, and those in search of healing through art mediums. She believes in the transformative power of art and strives to inspire others to embrace their creativity and express their innermost thoughts and emotions.
Lorie Fossa's artistic journey continues to evolve, as she routinely transcends the limits of her craft and creativity. Her captivating creations serve as a testament to the profound impact that art can have on our lives, reminding us to seek beauty, embrace vulnerability, and explore the depths of our own souls.
My art is an exploration of the human spirit and its connection to the natural world. Through my paintings, I strive to capture the essence of emotions, memories, and the enigmatic beauty that surrounds us. Drawing inspiration from the interplay of light and shadow, I create vivid and textured compositions that invite viewers to introspectively contemplate the mysteries of existence. Nature has always been my muse, and I find solace in its ever-changing landscapes. The harmony and chaos that coexist in the natural world mirror the complexities of our own inner landscapes. My work seeks to bridge the gap between the tangible and the intangible, as I explore the depths of human experience and the wonders of the universe. In my artistic process. I allow my intuition to guide each brushstroke and create a dialogue between the conscious and subconscious. This dance between intention and surrender leads to unexpected discoveries and imbues the artwork with a life of its own. Through the use of vibrant colors, intricate textures, and layers of symbolism, I invite viewers to embark on a personal journey. Each piece becomes a visual narrative, inviting contemplation, and encouraging self-reflection. Hoping to invoke emotions and memories that resonate with the viewer, I endeavor to create a sense of connection and shared experience. Art has the power to transcend language and cultural barriers and speak directly to the soul. It is my hope that my art not only captivates the eye but more significantly touches the heart. I believe that by exploring the depths of our own humanity, we can find common ground and nurture a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world we inhabit. Ultimately, my art is an invitation to embrace vulnerability, discover beauty in the ordinary, and celebrate the profound interconnectedness of all things. It is my way of expressing the ineffable and sharing the human experience, one brushstroke at a time.
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