Lorra received her BBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Texas in Austin. For years she worked in the financial services industries but always pursued creative outlets outside of work. Once she lived in Georgia, she decided make a change and enrolled in interior design courses at The Atlanta College of Arts. Her interest in interiors helped her appreciate color, shapes, composition, textures and patterns in art. Once her twins were born, she needed an outlet. She started painting and never stopped. Over the last decade, she continually improved her skill set, learned new processes, and studied the application of mediums and materials by taking painting instruction from renowned artists in the United States and abroad. She is represented by several Southeastern galleries, participated in juried shows and is in private collections across the United States and internationally.