Education (School/College/University): University of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
I began teaching in: 1991
I began at SJCCS in: Fall of 2011
Lori Solymosi is a Pendleton artist and graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with the prestigious Emlen Cresson Award. Lori also holds a degree in Arts Management from the University of Massachusetts. She worked as a Studio Artist, Arts Educator, and Arts Administrator during her twenty-five plus year career. Lori has exhibited extensively both regionally and nationally and won numerous awards. Lori is a Signature Member of the South Carolina Watermedia Society, a member of the Anderson Artist Guild, the Clemson Artist Guild, and several regional Art Centers. Her work is represented at Bay 3 Artisans Gallery in Anderson and the Art Gallery on Pendleton Square. Lori enjoys sharing her passion of art with students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Lori keeps an updated website of student work at Artsonia.com and is proud that several of her students have won awards at the Youth Art Month exhibit at the Anderson Arts Center. It is her desire to help nurture her student’s talents, inspire them to have a life long appreciation of art, and recognize the impact of art in history, faith, culture, and the entire world.