Artist Lecture: Marie Lorenz
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Marie Lorenz, featured in a spring show in Usdan Gallery, is known for her travels on various urban waterways in boats she designs and builds. Her talk will focus on themes of narrative and exploration and will highlight plans for her summer trip, extending from her Usdan exhibition, down the Hoosic and Hudson rivers. This is a brown-bag lunch event.
Lorenz, who lives and works in Brooklyn, is the creator of the Tide and Current Taxi. She has had numerous solo exhibitions connected to her travels on bodies of water including the Erie Canal, the Fraer River in Vancouver, and the Colorado River in Texas. Lorenz has been awarded grants from Artists Space, the Kohler Arts Center and the Harpo Foundation, and in 2008 was awarded the Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize for the American Academy in Rome. She received a B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design and an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Art.
Marie Lorenz: Waterways is on view in Usdan Gallery from April 9 through May 9.