Biography

United States (b. 1982 in Louisiana)

After a decade in NYC, Loren Siems has moved her artistic practice to Houston, TX and now in Berlin, Germany.   She graduated with her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette 2005, and received her Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth 2009.  Siems has also studied drawing at the University of Sussex in England, Summer 2004. In 2009, she interned at the international Studios and Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, NY.  Siems also worked under artist Jacob Hashimoto in 2010. Since then, she has focused on further developing her own art career.  Siems is currently represented by Surmrit Gallery of Art and Design in Brooklyn, NY.

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Solo Exhibitions

2009  Temporary Comfort, Envoy Gallery, New York, NY

2003  Temptations, Lafayette Art Gallery, Lafayette, LA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018  Inherencia, Melancholia, Berlin, Germany

Everything Flows, Kunstraum Tapir, Berlin, Germany

Resident Art Exhibition, Sojourn Studios, Houston, TX

2016  I AM AN IMPORTANT GIANT, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

          Museum of Broken Relationships, Permanent Collection, Los Angeles, CA

2015  Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  

          You've Got Mail, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014  AccessArt Benefit Auction, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

         MTV: Momentum Technology Video Film Festival, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

2012  Plush Stories: These Plush of Mine, Grumpy Bert, Brooklyn, NY

         Spring/Break Art Show, School House Projects, New York, NY

2011  Art Basel, Angaelica, Miami, FL

        (e)merge Art Fair, Washington D.C.

        Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Itally

        ABC No Rio Gala + Benefit Auction, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY

2010  #rank, Winkleman Gallery (NYC), SEVEN Art Fair, Miami, FL

2009  La Superette, New York, NY

          Screaming Duo, Guyer Barn Gallery, Hyannis, MA

          Group FAX, The Drawing Center and iCI, Cape Town, South Africa

2008  Multiplicity, State Street Gallery, New Bedford, MA

           Annex, Union Street Gallery, New Bedford, MA

2007  Women: The Image, Higgins Art Gallery, West Barnstable, MA

           Black, White and Everything in Between, Open Space Gallery, New Bedford, MA

2005  Glimpse, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA

2003   Fletcher 308, Architects + Artists, Lafayette, LA

Traveling Exhibition

2009  Roving Project, Invest, Kansas City, MO, Baltimore, MD, Long Island, NY

Residency

2018  TAKT BERLIN I LEIPZIG, Artist in Residence, Berlin, Germany

2017  Sojourn Studios, Artist in Residence, Houston, TX

Artist Talk

2018  Kunstraum Tapir, Berlin Germany

Publications

2018 Curator’s Picks, Featured Artist October, Artrepreneur

2014  Artists to Look Out For, 1st Edition, Starry Night Programs

          Momentum Directory, Institute for Women in Art, Rutgers University

2012  A View From the Easel, 16th Edition, Hyperallergic

           Portrait of the Artist as a New Yorker, Marc Landas

2011    i reduced him to a book series, self-published

2009  Rose Artist Fund, promotional video

2008  ARTCORE_TV, Digital Arts Gallery

Selected Private Collections

Tim Burton, England | Bruna Hauert, Switzerland | Tom Vales, New York | Aaron Quick, California | Amy Wolf, Brooklyn | Caroline Hardy, Virginia | Dane Broussard, Texas | Donald Leblanc, Louisiana

 

Selection of Paintings available at https://surmritgallery.com/collections/loren-siems

All other work contact artist directly!