Throughout her life, Lori Burke has always had a passion for painting. The creative process itself captivates the artist and she is drawn to create with fingers, brush or palette knife. Burke loves abstract, contemporary, mixed media while using acrylic, gesso, pastel and ink stains on canvas as well as wood and metal. Her focus is often the drama and tension between colour and light. Whether she is painting an abstract, skyscape, cityscape or waterscape, Burke is inspired by natural elements; water, sky, earth and wind, all of which I draw on during my creative process. The artist 'feels' her art and lets her instincts guide each direction as the piece evolves on canvas. Burke is an ‘intuitive artist’ with her ideas developing in dreams and strong impulses that she feels must come pouring out. The artist loves and lives to paint and is humbled and grateful daily for the opportunity to do so!