LORIEN SUAREZ
www.loriensuarez.com
Email: lorien@loriensuarez.com

EDUCATION
ESADE Business Graduate Program, Barcelona, Spain 1998 – 2000
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT MA in European Studies, Cum Laude, Leuven, Belgium
UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMANCA History Department, ERASMUS-Acción Jean Monet Graduate Studies, Salamanca, Spain
The UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at Berkeley BA in History, High Honors, Berkeley, California
 
EXPERIENCE
LORIEN SUAREZ ART STUDIO, Sole Proprietor, Artist, 2001-Present
INTEL CORPORATION, Internship, Corporate Contributions and Academic Relations, Hillsboro, Oregon
INTEL CORPORATION, Internship, Components Research Department, Santa Clara, CA

AWARDS

International Latino Book Awards winner 2019
First Place Mariposa Book Award, Best First Book, Non-Fiction in English
Second Place Book Award, Best Arts Book
PREMIUM ART BASEL SEASON JURIED SHOW 2019!
First Place Award Winner in Painting Category, Curator Milagros Bello, PhD, December 2, 2019 

EXHIBITIONS
Americans. Current Imaginaries curated by Milagros Bello at the European Cultural Centre/Personal Structures/in the context of the 59th Venice Biennale Arte 2022/April 23-November 2022. Venice Italy.

LICHTUNDFIRE GALLERY, NYC,
STRATOSPHERE, 6th Anniversary Show, January 6-29, 2022.
ANITA SHAPOLSKY GALLERY, NYC, "Precious Gems" show, February 6-May 1, 2021 

I AM A WOMAN, Group Show, Curators Milagros Bello, Noah Becker, Terrence Sanders, July 31-August 30, 2019.

 

CURATOR'S VOICE ART PROJECTS GALLERY,  Curator Milagros Bello, PhD, Miami, Florida

NOWNESS/THE PANDEMIC STATION-3D virtual exhibition by MIA Curatorial, April 25-June 7, 2021.
COVID-19, THE ART OF ISOLATION, Award of Excellence, December 18, 2020-January 28, 2021
Subject Matter/Acid Times, October 30-December 7, 2020.
HAMPTONS Virtual Art Fair, September 2-7, 2020.
RULED/DE-RULED, February 13-March 9, 2020.
PREMIUM ART BASEL SEASON JURIED SHOW! First Place Award Winner in Painting Category, December 2, 2019 - January 26, 2020
ART ON THE EDGE, Show with Masters Jesus Soto, Mercedes Pardo, Julio Le Parc and Martin Morales, October 19-November 16. 2019.
ABSTRACT PROTOTYPES, Show with Masters Jesus Soto, Mercedes Pardo, Julio Le Parc and Martin Morales, September 21-October 16. 2019.
Orbits, June 8-July 27, 2019.

Accessed Territories, May 11-31, 2019.

"Form-Formless as Concepts" at "Personal Structures: Time-Space-Existence," 58th Venice Biennale collateral event with GAA Foundation, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy, May 11-November 24, 2019

De-Quilt, April 13-28, 2019

Vortex, January 30-February 22, 2019.

Art Palm Beach, January 16-20, 2019

SCOPE Miami Art Basel, December 4-9, 2018.

REVEAL Art Fair, Saratoga Springs, NY, August 2-5, 2018.
Solo Show: "Coalescing Geometries," June 2-30, 2018.
Trends, March 10-31, 2018
Currents, February 10-24, 2018
Pinta Miami, Crossing Cultures, December 6-10,2017
"New Voices from Latin America," at "Personal Structures: Time-Space-Existence," 57th Venice Biennale collateral event with GAA Foundation, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy, May 13-November 26, 2017.
Optical Shifts, February 11-March 11, 2017
Art Concept Fair, Modernism and other Languages, November 20-December 4, 2016
PREMIUM show, November 17, 2016-January 27, 2017
60 Americans, Makeshift Museum, Curator Terrence Sanders, Downtown LA, October 22-January 25, 2017 Exposure, August 27-September 24, 2017
Post-Kinetics Art, July 23-August 20, 2016
Scope Art Basel Switzerland, June 14-19, 2016
Artists 101 Gallery, Solo Show, Curator Terrence Sanders, Downtown LA, April-May 2016
artbocaraton, International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches, Florida Atlantic University, March 2016.
Contra-pose, Curator Milagros Bello, February-March 2016
Miami Art Basel Premium Show, Curator Milagros Bello, December-January 2015
Untitled Projects, Art Basel Scope Miami, Miami, Florida, December 1-6, 2015
Salon Show, Curator Milagros Bello, September-November 2015
 

ARTIST COUNCIL, Palm Springs, California

Juried Show, February 11-March 27, 2022.

Palm Springs Art Museum (PSAM) Artists Council Show, Award: Second Place, Juror: Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Palm Springs, California 2002


Riverside City College Quad Gallery
Group Show: Ron Pokrasso and Associates, curated by Leslie Brown, Riverside, California 2011-2012
Group Show: Refraction: an Exploration of Light and Color, curated by Leslie Brown, artists: Charles Arnoldi, Roland Reiss and Lorien Suarez, glasswork artists: Michael Hermann, Gina Lunn and John Ruth; Riverside, California 2008

Gallery 128
Group Show: Geometrix II, curated by Gloria Klein, 128 Livington Street, New York, Spring 2009
 
Riverside Art Museum (RAM)
RAM Art Alliance Outdoor Sculpture-Public Art Project, Giant Orange, 2007
Group show: Monothon, 2007-2009
Group show: Beyond Heritage, curated by Andi Campognone and Peter Frank, 2006
Regional artist showcase for Driven to Abstraction, curated by Andi Campognone and Peter Frank, 2006
Group show: Art Alive, 2005-2006
Museum Artist Members' Show, 2005
Group show: Monothon, 2004

La Sierra University Brandstater Gallery
Group Show: The Art and Science of Climate Change, curated by Beatriz Mejia Krumbein, Riverside, CA 2007

Riverside Arts Council – Riverside County
Artscape, Winter Exhibition 2006

 
Millard Sheets Gallery
Beyond Heritage, Group show: curated by Andi Campognone and Peter Frank, Pomona, CA, 2006.
 
San Diego Art Institute (SDAI)
SDAI Members Show, Juror: Pamela Fong, (Assistant Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, San Diego Museum of Art,) Balboa Park, California 2003
SDAI Multimedia Arts Program Multimedia Art Showcase, Art walk, San Diego, California 2001
Palm Springs Art Museum (PSAM) Artists Council Show, Award: Second Place, Juror: Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Palm Springs, California 2002

 
COMMISSIONS, CURATORIAL PROJECTS AND COLLECTIONS
International Association of Boalt Alumni (IABA) UC Berkeley Law School, Boalt Hall, Two Artworks Commissioned, June 2011
Geoform "Geoform is an online scholarly resource, international forum, and curatorial project whose focus is the use of geometric form and structure in contemporary abstract art. Julie Karabenick edits the project." http://www.geoform.net
UC Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department Painting Wheel within a Wheel 47 commissioned for donation to UC Berkeley, Cory Hall's Alcove commemorating the late Dr Richard Newton, EECS Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering. http://www.coe.berkeley.edu/news-center/newton/memories.html
Riverside City Hall Mayor's Ceremonial Room Artwork display, Spring 2007 to the Present


ART WRITER 

Art Miami Magazine, Contributing Writer, 2021-2022
Whitehot Magazine, Contributing Writer, 2021-2022


ART JUROR

International Art Awards, Juror, 2022 Competition, April-July 2022.