Loretta Banner received an Associate of Arts degree from St. Mary’s College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Meredith College. An art teacher for twenty-seven years, she remained devoted and enthusiastic to the clay and fiber arts. She has attended many workshops and classes and participates in many craft shows and exhibits. She is a member of several professional art associations.
Since her retirement she has pursued her passion. She states, “The joy of watching a lump of clay or a piece of fiber transform into a work of art now enhances and completes each day. Creativity has taken charge of my life and each new morning brings the joy and exploration and creativity.”