Welcome to the Outer Barks... celebrating our 14th year as the premier dog (and kitty) store on the Outer Banks!
Lorena received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Honors) from Pratt Institute (NY). She studied at other reputable schools, such as the Art Students League (NY), The School of Visual Arts (NY) and the Brian Shaw School of Art (London). She publishes many of her paintings as limited edition prints (the prints are signed and numbered). Many of her prints have won the esteemed Communication Arts Award of Excellence, five years in a row. For four years her paintings have been winners at the Contemporary American Dog Art Competition and four times have received Honorable Mentions from the Society of Illustrators. Most recently her painting “Chocolate Craving” won first place at the prestigious juried show “Art Show at the Dog Show” and the other entry “Stay” won the peoples choice award!