Lori McNee

I create art and educate other artists.

Lori McNee is an American artist, author, educator, and social media influencer. She is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society, and a juried member of the California Art Club. She is also a certified Master Artist in Cobra water-mixable oil paints and an Artist Ambassador for Royal Talens and several art supply companies.

Her paintings, which are inspired by nature, have been featured in various publications such as Plein Air Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, and American Art Collector.

As a popular workshop instructor, Lori teaches painting workshops both domestically and internationally and shares her online success secrets with artists, businesses, and organizations around the country. She also writes for F+W Media publications including Artist’s Magazine, Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market, Photographer’s Market, and her own title, “Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee: Painting Techniques & Professional Advice.”

She is a pioneer in #SocialTV, has covered red carpet events for Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, Access Hollywood, and Vanity Fair, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and named a #TwitterPowerhouse by The Huffington Post. Additionally, she is the host of her own television show, “Art Beat with Lori McNee” on Eye on Sun Valley.

When not in her studio, Lori enjoys skiing, trekking mountain tops with her dogs, photographing nature, playing with her grandkids, and teaching painting workshops around the world.

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Order Lori’s North Light Books on Amazon:
Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee: Painting Techniques & Professional Advice

Learn more about Lori in this fun interview:
From Duck Stamps to Monet’s Garden

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