Lori grew up in a household of artists, with her mother painting portraits as well as still lifes and landscapes. She has more than 20 years of experience and a Master's degree in Fine Art. She has worked on movie sets and theme parks. She's painted window and interior graphics for restaurants as well as on trucks and boats. After working six years in Chicago as a subcontractor for sign shops, she opened Lori's Signs & Graphics in Powers Lake 13 years ago.