She went to William Paterson College as a fine arts major and worked for several newspapers after graduation, designing display ads and promotional materials.
After marriage and children she did freelance work and returned to oil painting with a wonderful teacher named Louis Sala. She studied in Provincetown with Lois Griffel from the Cape Cod School of Art from 1998 to 2002 which made a huge difference in her color palette.
Coming up to the Cape for many years, the Lobays “washed ashore” in 2016.
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