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artist

Joanne Margaret Lorah, American artist. Recipient Best in Show award, Liberty Con, Chattanooga, 1987, PhilCon, Philadelphia, 1990, Popular/People's Choice award, LunaCon, New York City, 1991, Judges Choice award, 1991, Best in Show, PhilCon, 1994, Judges' Choice, LunaCon, 1995. Member of National Organization of Women, Philadelphia Art Museum.

Background

Lorah, Joanne Margaret was born on October 27, 1938 in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Allen Francis and Marion Lauretta (Kleckner) Lorah.

Education

Associate of Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, Philadelphia, 1983.

Career

Field supervisor, Lehigh Valley Community Council, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1978-1979; freelance illustrator, Philadelphia, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Art Institute Philadelphia, 1983, The Hague, Netherlands, 1990, Olympia and York Atrium Show, New York City, 1991, Emmie's Galleries, Philadelphia, 1993, represented in private collections in the United States, Europe, Australia and Canada. Contributor illustrations to books and magazines.

Membership

Member National Organization for Women, Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, Association Science Fiction Fantasy Artists, Children's Reading Round Table, People for American Way.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Family historian.

Connections

Married R. Babyak; children: Michael, Richard, Lisa, Angela, Kevin. Married Jeffrey Lawrence Hero, 1980.

father:
Allen Francis Lorah

mother:
Marion Lauretta (Kleckner) Lorah

spouses:
R. Babyak

Jeffrey Lawrence Hero

children:
Michael Lorah

Angela Lorah

Lisa Lorah

Richard Lorah

Kevin Lorah