Lore Martin Hold a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a plein air impressionist, portrait and studio artist based in Newport Beach California. Lore is a lifetime artist who has always had a passion for art. She is interested in drawing, painting in oil and watercolors. Lore has studied with famous California water colorist Roger Armstrong, who introduced Lore to the impressionist style. After a time painting watercolors, and oils in studio, Lore expanded into plein air oil painting and discovered her new passion. Over the years she has had the opportunity to study with many prominent and admired artists, which has further developed her knowledge and style.
Affiliations and Memberships:
California Art Club, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA), various charitable Auctions and Fundraisers.
Selected Exhibitions and Events:
Crystal Cove Conservancy
"Holiday Treasures," Debra Huse Gallery, Balboa Island, CA
"Six Inch Squared," Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
"Orange County Local," Chemmers Gallery, Tustin, CA.
Award: First Place
Art Exhibition Benefit, Orange County International Justice Mission
Classes and Workshops:
Roger Armstrong, Debra Huse, Kenn Backhaus, Kevin Courtier, John Cosby, Randell Sexton, John Budicin, Robin Hall and Gavin Brooks
Watts Atelier, Irvine Fine Arts, Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College