Louise was trained and worked as a graphic designer. She owned and managed the design studio, TGD Creative, for 24yrs and during this time awards for corporate design were a yearly event. Louise expanded her interest in painting at BIA, The National Art School and regular work shops. Louise is a still life painter. From the beginning her creativity has been driven by colour and design. Simple and familiar objects have been a great source of inspiration and are a continuing theme in her work .