Lorena Herrera Rashid
Lorena Herrera Rashid is a Mexican contemporary artist whose work explores a wide range of themes and mediums. Her art invites viewers to question their own perceptions and engage in a critical dialogue about the complexities of contemporary society.
Lorena Herrera Rashid's Biography
Lorena Herrera Rashid was born in 1972 in Mexico City. She pursued her studies in sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, where she had the privilege of being mentored by Olaf Metzel until 2012. In the same year, she was awarded the prestigious Erwin and Gisela von Steiner Foundation Prize, which recognized her talent and provided her with a valuable project grant.
Lorena Herrera Rashid has exhibited her work extensively both nationally and internationally. She had solo exhibitions at Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle in Munich, Germany, in 2009, 2014, and 2018. In 2017, Lorena Herrera Rashid proudly presented her first solo exhibition in her home country at Galería Marso, situated in Mexico City.
Currently, Lorena Herrera Rashid resides and works in Yautepec, Morelos, Mexico.
Lorena Herrera Rashid's art style
Through her art, Lorena Herrera Rashid explores the phenomena that shape our everyday lives and the world around us. She delves into themes such as mass and uniformity in all areas, the alignment and flattening of the media, the overwhelming presence of signs and symbols, global marketing, the loss of concentration, religiosity and its substitutes, and more.
In her artistic practice, Lorena Herrera Rashid embraces an approach that knows no fixations, limits, or boundaries between high and low, high art and trash, or between the huge picture and the fragmentary shreds.
Born in 1972
Mexico, Mexico City