Lorenz received a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1995 and an M.F.A. from Yale in 2002. She has received grants from Artists Space, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Harpo Foundation, and the Alice Kimball English Travel Fellowship. Her work has been shown at High Desert Test Sites in Joshua Tree, California, Artists Space, and Jack Hanley Gallery in New York. She has also completed solo projects at Ikon in Birmingham, England, and Artpace in San Antonio, Texas. In 2008 she was awarded the Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize by the American Academy in Rome. She began her ongoing project Tide and Current Taxi, a performance in the New York Harbor in 2005.
The commission of this project and exhibition was made possible by the Everson Museum of Art in partnership with Light Work and the generous support of the County of Onondaga and CNY Arts and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support provided by an Action Grant from the New York Council for the Humanities and Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC. Sponsorship provided by Nicole & Michael P. Falcone; Dreamando; LLC; Bonnie & Gary Grossman; Bobbi & Clifford Malzman; and Candace & John Marsellus.
This exhibition was supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.