Lori Herbst is an artist who works in a variety of media. Her artworks often refer to pop and mass culture. Using iconic photographs and images from historical situations, Lori uses various mediums including assorted textiles, vinyl upholstery, and stencil backgrounds to create photo realistic sewn portraits. Subject matter can range from popular culture, featuring musicians and actors from 19th through 21st century media, to medieval bestiary.
Her works focus on craft and structure. Her artwork has been purchased and displayed across the United States and Canada and as far as Japan and Australia. Lori Herbst lives with her husband, Chris Shary and son, Sam in Stockton, CA.
Lori can be found at:
loribherbst on Instagram
and is featured in: http://makezine.com/2016/02/10/portrait-vinyl-art-lori-herbst/