Nancy Lorenz earned a BFA in Painting and Printmaking at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an MFA in painting from the Tyler School of Art, studying in Philadelphia, Rome and Japan. She is a 1998 recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim award. In 2014 and 2015 her work was featured in exhibitions at the McNay Art Museum in Houston, the Akron Museum and the Nassau County Museum of Art. She has an upcoming exhibition at the San Diego Museum of Art in 2017.


She has ongoing collaborations with many of the world's leading architects and designers including William T. Georgis, David Mann, Peter Marino, Michael Smith and William Sofield. Public commissions include Chanel stores worldwide, the Gucci Towers in Tokyo and Hong Kong, the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in the Time/Warner center in New York City. She has recently completed limited edition projects with Tomas Maier for Bottega Veneta and with jewelry designer Temple St. Clair for Paris Fashion Week.

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Arts + Culture Texas

Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting 

The McNay

A Conversation on Beauty and the Baroque

Elle Decor
Zip Magazine HK
Exquisite Boxes: An Epitome of Masterful Craftsmanship
MR Hong Kong
Skies and Beyond
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Design Lifestyle
Bottega Veneta's cosmos treasure chests
The New York Times
LA Confidential
LA Artist Visit: Nancy Lorenz
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Skies and Beyond
Wall Street Journal Magazine
Outside The Box
Architectural Digest Germany
Harper's Bazaar
The Perrin Family Apartment

Bottega Veneta exquisite boxes with artist Nancy Lorenz

Style File
Bottega Goes Outside The Box
Marie Claire Italia
Well-Curated: Nancy Lorenz
The Drawing Center
Nancy Lorenz: New Work at Morgan Lehman Gallery
Fashion brands take on the Salone del Mobile
Martha Stewart

Nancy Lorenz: Fine Art and Commissioned Design

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