Lora Block has taken pastel workshops to hone in on her artistic presentation. She has taught pastels classes for some years now and is painting every Tuesday at Gallery Northwest of which she is a member. Lora has been award many awards from juried shows and last year was award the Best of Show from the Pastel Society of Oregon the judge being Barbara Benedetti Newton
Some of the notable pastel artists she has taken workshops from are Daniel Greene, Albert Handel, Ben Konis, Urania Christy Tarbot, Harley Brown, Doug Dawson, Foster Caddell, Anita Wolfe and many others.
Lora’s landscapes and still life artwork adorn the walls of collectors throughout Canada and the United States.