International and award winning artist, Loretta grew up in North Carolina where she learned to understand the importance of colors in nature. She lived and taught in the overseas school system in the Philippines, Taiwan, and Hungary. She resides in Ormond-By-The-Sea, Florida. She attributes her success as an artist to her extensive travels that have provided a stimulus for her creative endeavors.
Loretta has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Elon and a master’s degree from the University of the Philippines.
Loretta had two of her artworks chosen for an exhibit in the prestigious Salmagundi Club in New York City. The Coordination Council for the North American Affairs in New York City sponsored a one-woman show for her. Her work is found in numerous galleries and private collections in the US, Asia, and Europe.
After many successful years of working with realism, she experimented in a variety of new art techniques. She is currently working on handmade textured panels depicting tranquil mingles of color in a unique combination of acrylics and watercolor.