Lori Doody was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland in 1976. She majored in printmaking at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook, graduating in 1998. Shortly thereafter she started working at St. Michael’s Printshop in St. John’s, first as a scholarship recipient, then as a technician and currently as a renting artist. Other professional experiences include artist residencies in Dublin, Ireland and Corner Brook, Newfoundland.
In 2005 she was named “Emerging Artist of the Year” by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council. She currently lives in St. John’s with her husband and their two young children.