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Illusio Creative Lorrie Whittington

Lorrie Whittington is a visual artist and designer based in Chichester, UK. Lorrie specialises in painting, illustration and photography, and offers a web design service to small to medium sized business enterprises. The majority of her work has been commission based for private collections.

Having trained in the '80s in Art & Design at Amersham College of Art (Foundation and Diploma) and subsequently Fashion & Textile Design at UEL in London (BA), Lorrie has been working freelance for the past 20 years or so in London and on the South Coast, and has been selling her art online since 2000. Her background also includes marketing, project management, business training and experience (Post Grad Diploma and HNC).

Since graduating in the '80s, Lorrie has exhibited all over the world and her work resides in many private collections, both in Europe, the US and South America. Having many artistic influences from the Renaissance, Baroque and Romantic, to the Post Modernist, her art is also deeply influenced by the iconography and art of the Celtic La Tene period. Her work embodies a diverse and eclectic flavour with a keen eye for colour, form and symmetry. Her work is mainly abstract in nature, and easily recognisable for her bold use of colours, texture and pattern.

Additionally, Lorrie is editor of Chichester Creative Network (, an online magazine supporting the creative industries, enterprises and individuals in the Chichester and West Sussex area, and is also part of the editorial team for UK Handmade (, an online magazine featuring UK based Artists, Designers and Artisan Crafts. Lorrie also occasionally contributes articles to Creative Boom Magazine.

Lorrie is available for commission work and has a solo show entitled ‘Against the Tide’ in June at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts in Chichester, and will also be exhibiting at a Writers Retreat in Cobnor in August. Lorrie is also working on a series of illustrations for a children’s book.


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Against the Tide / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2011-06-13T00:00:00Z">Mon 13</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2011-06-25T00:00:00Z">Sat 25 Jun 2011</span> <span>(2 weeks)</span>Against the Tide / Mon 13 to Sat 25 Jun 2011 (2 weeks)

A collection of paintings and illustrations inspired by the sea and the flora and fauna contained within.

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