"I believe in creating art that is whimsical, fun, and inspirational."
Award-winning artist Valerie Lorimer is from Naperville, Illinois. Her artwork is often described as whimsical, intuitive and spiritual. Valerie creates her artwork on artist paper and panel using a combination of ink, graphite, pastel, and illustrator markers. Valerie has received numerous awards and her artwork has been featured in publications, on book covers, and has several pieces in...
... the Marriott Naperville. Metamorphosis was featured in Vision Magazine and Eye of the Beholder appears on a Psychology Press book cover. Psychedelic was purchased by Random House UK and appears on the book cover
Big Bosoms, Square Jaws, an autobiography of Russ Meyer.
Valerie’s work has been shown throughout the Chicagoland area at various venues. She is a member of the DuPage and Naperville art leagues. Her work is licensed with DiaNoche Designs and Artists to Watch.
“Creativity is what fuels my heart and soul – it is, in a sense, spirit and energy. I cannot imagine a day when I wake up and don’t have the freedom to create." Her inspiration comes from many places – everyday patterns found in nature, architecture and materials, travel, books and magazines.