A Biography of Two Friends
In 1979, the two
met while working at a local country-music night club called “Screamin’
Willies”. They became friends and room-mates, and even as the years
went by and their lives took different paths, they remained friends and continued to seek out and share creative discoveries
Jenny moved to
California, and started a career in PR and Marketing in the LA Music industry, transitioning later to tech industry
conference planning, and living in Seattle, and finally running her own conference planning business after returning to Columbus in the late 90s. All the while, a steady stream of cartoons,
sketches, and various art projects found their way onto Christmas cards, into the homes of friends and family and onto small
met her husband working in the restaurant business, married and raised 3 kids.
During these years, she worked as a face-painter at art fairs, created original art, bird houses and furniture from
natural materials and studied and perfected skills in wood-working, faux painting, pottery and tile, always experimenting
with the use of multiple mediums and styles.
Both have always
been animal-lovers and have a huge appreciation for the wild and natural world. Their
homes and gardens are sanctuaries for the wild, the feathered and the wooly. So,
at Overbird you’ll find fun and unique
bird houses, feeders and gifts created by Lora and Jenny. We hope you love having
them as much as we love creating them. Thanks for supporting Overbird.